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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Canada Institute Releases the Second in its Occasional Paper Series

Nov 02, 2006
The Canada Institute is pleased to publish the papers from Climate Change in North America, a conference hosted by the Canada Institute and the Environmental Change and Security Project in May of 2006. The publication can be dowloaded here.

Improving Health Care in Africa

Nov 02, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006--Discussion Deepens the Understanding of Challenges Facing Health Service Delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa

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

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

Scholar Studies the Runoff Rule in Latin America

Nov 01, 2006
Only five Latin American countries follow plurality rule, in which the winner of the general election becomes president. Majority runoff elections between the top two presidential candidates now exist in 12 Latin American countries, and Wilson Center Fellow Cynthia McClintock is studying whether the runoff rule bolsters democracy.

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.