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Hong Kong is not Tiananmen

Oct 02, 2014
"At first glance, Russia's ally China seems to be in big trouble, with the protests in Hong Kong and fears of a new Tiananmen Square. Yet they might be overblown. Given the current situation in Hong Kong, China’s most likely course of action is to make some concessions, arrest protest leaders and discipline local authorities," writes Jack Goldstone

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Africa Program Partners with the Burundi Leadership Training Program to Gather Key Burundian Leaders, Help End Political Stalemate

Oct 15, 2007
On September 9-12, the Africa Program, with its Burundi partner, the Burundi Leadership Training Program, mounted a "Key Leaders" retreat aimed at stemming a crisis of governance in Burundi. The ruling party had lost its parliamentary majority and tensions between it and the opposition parties had paralysed the government. The retreat, which brought together all party leaders, the four living former presidents, and other key government and society leaders, was used to rebuild trust, communications and negotiations skills among these former protagonists, and create the collaboration and cohesion that policymakers need to move the democratic process forward.

Howard Wolpe in the News

Oct 15, 2007
Ambassador Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program, interviewed on The African World TV.

North Korean History Offers Insight into the Current System

Oct 15, 2007
Interview with former NKIDP Scholar Kihl-jae Ryoo

October 15 and 16: Forum on Sustainable Development

Oct 12, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - The Professional Association for China's Environment (PACE) is holding a 2 day conference this Monday.

CEF Director Interviewed on Public Radio International

Oct 11, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner interviewed on To the Point regarding the Olympics games and pollution

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.