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Colombian General’s Capture Puts FARC Rebels on the Defensive

Nov 21, 2014
This article about the capture of a Colombian military general by FARC rebels quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the Colombian peace talks.

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Local Consequences of the Global Cold War

Dec 21, 2007
New Book Published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press Examines Local and Regional Responses to International Cold War Relations

Africa Program to Welcome Two Distinguished Fellows and Two Public Policy Scholars in 2008

Dec 20, 2007
The Wilson Center is pleased to announce that His Excellency Festus Mogae, current President of Botswana and Betty Oyella Bigombe, Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), will be joining the Africa Program as Distinguished Fellows.

CEF Director Publishes Chapter on China's Water Challenges in CSIS Report

Dec 19, 2007
DECEMBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner discusses environmental, social, and political implications of China's poor management of resources

2007 Year In Review with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

Dec 17, 2007
In a recent Director's Forum, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff described the Department's 2007 accomplishments and major priorities for next year. Video of the speech is available here.

A Different Approach on Iran

Dec 17, 2007
The recently released National Intelligence Estimate has generated headlines from Washington to Tehran. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton analyzes the recent NIE and its impact on U.S. policy towards Iran.

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.