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Colombia’s Peace Process: Measuring Public Opinion and Expectations for Transitional Justice

May 29, 2015
FARC negotiator Pablo Catatumbo said that the recent deadly army raid represented a “step back,” but that the progress made since Colombia’s peace process talks began in 2012 should not be “thrown overboard.” So negotiations continue in spite of tensions and setbacks. A new survey conducted by researchers from Georgia State University seeks to inform the process by providing information on public opinion regarding transitional justice, trust, and overall support for negotiations. One of the researchers, and a Wilson Center Fellow provide context on the findings and their relevance to ongoing attempts to reach an agreement.

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Small Surprise in UN Nuclear Report on Iran

Aug 28, 2009
The UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued today a long expected report on Iran and another on Syria. Public Policy Scholar Michael Adler comments on the reports.

New From the CWIHP Book Series: Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956, by Pawel Machcewicz

Aug 27, 2009
A new book published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press narrates the social history of Communism in 1956 Poland.

Wilson Center Honors Senator Edward Kennedy's Contributions to Human Rights in Latin America

Aug 26, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson Center joins the family of Senator Edward Kennedy and the entire nation in mourning his passing. We remember with special appreciation his tireless efforts on behalf of human rights in Latin America.

In Brazil, Paying Farmers to Let the Trees Stand

Aug 21, 2009
Mato Grosso means thick forests, and the name was once apt. But today, this Brazilian state is a global epicenter of deforestation. Driven by profits derived from fertile soil, the region's dense forests have been aggressively cleared over the past decade, and Mato Grasso is now Brazil's leading producer of soy, corn and cattle, exported across the globe by multinational companies.

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.