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Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

Apr 16, 2014
In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

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Environmental Security Side Events Scheduled for 13th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

Mar 23, 2005
ECSP co-sponsors "Water and Global Security: Integrating Environmental Peacemaking in the Reforms of the United Nations"

Constitutional Interpretation

Mar 23, 2005
In this Director's Forum, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia warned of whathe sees as the dangers of interpreting the Constitution as a "living"document rather than giving it its original meaning. "The worst thing about the 'living Constitution,'" he said, "is that it will destroy the Constitution."

Is Anyone Listening: Advancing the Science-Policy Interface in Global Change

Mar 22, 2005
Geoff Dabelko gives the keynote speech at the annual meeting of IHDP's Science Committee in Bonn, Germany

World as Witness: Crisis in Darfur

Mar 21, 2005
John Prendergast, Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group discusses the situation in Darfur

Woodrow Wilson Center Joins Nation in Mourning Death of Ambassador George F. Kennan

Mar 18, 2005
The Wilson Center's staff and scholars offer condolences to the family of George F. Kennan, (1904-2005), a historian and diplomat whose thinking redefined America's policy toward Russia during the Cold War.

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Four Decades of Classic Essays

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Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.

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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.