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3 Reasons for John Kerry to Be in India While the Rest of the World Burns

Jul 31, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to New Delhi for the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue on Thursday. Given all that’s going on in the Middle East and in Russia, some argue that this is the wrong time for him to make this particular visit. Here are three reasons why Mr. Kerry is doing the right thing at the right time, writes Michael Kugelman.

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A Divided Society: Brazilians Go to the Polls

Nov 01, 2006
"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."

Why Societies Rise and Fall: A Discussion With Thomas Homer-Dixon

Nov 01, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006--The Upside of Down at the Wilson Center

Brazilians Vote for President, Legislature

Oct 31, 2006
On October 29, Brazilians re-elected President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva in a runoff election. His policies are credited with helping millions rise from poverty, a key factor in his victory. This article explores Lula's first presidential term and the political landscape leading up to the election.

China Environment Forum Partners With Western Kentucky University on USAID-Supported China Environmental Health Project

Oct 27, 2006
OCTOBER 2006-The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute at Western Kentucky University to work with the China Environment Forum

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.