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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.

Sonya Michel Joins Wilson Center as New Director of United States Studies

Jun 01, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Sonya Michel as the new director of United States Studies. Most recently, Michel was professor of history and director of the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Environment Key to Resolving Conflicts, Building Peace, Says UN Environment Programme Director Achim Steiner

May 31, 2009
MAY 2009—YouTube Videos Feature Steiner on Climate Change, Conflict, Cooperation

Biden's Unfinished Balkan Business

May 27, 2009
Southeast Europe Policy Scholar Gülnur Aybet co-authored an article with Florian Bieber today on The Washington Post's PostGlobal about Vice President Joseph Biden's visit to the Balkans.

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.