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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate Change

Apr 20, 2015
“A New Climate for Change: Taking Action on Climate Change and Fragility Risk,” is the name of an independent report commissioned by G7 members. The report says that climate change is “a global threat to security” and goes on to suggest that “we must act quickly to limit future risks to the planet we share and the to the peace we seek.” We spoke to one of the report’s contributing authors to learn more about the challenges presented. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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Effects of the Economic Crisis on Eurasia

Jun 02, 2009
Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan were among the Eurasian nations experiencing steady economic growth when the global financial crisis hit, shaking the region's economic, social, and political structures. Their leaders are still grappling with how to respond.

America's Defensive Strategy

Jun 01, 2009
What is America's role and purpose in the world? Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton examines a question that cuts to the heart of what kind of country we are.

IPS Article on Africa Program Conference on International Drug Trafficking

Jun 01, 2009
Africa, and, most notably, West Africa, has become a major centre of the international drug trade in recent years, leaving U.S. and international organisations scrambling to deal with the problem, said a panel of experts on the subject at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars.

The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo's First 100 Days

Jun 01, 2009
Much has been written about policymaking during the first 100 days of the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, but little is known about what happened on the ground in Cuba. As part of International Security Studies' ongoing Terrorism and Homeland Security Forum, author Karen Greenberg discusses her book on that period.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.