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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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Orange Revolution: Ukraine Votes for Change

Mar 08, 2005
When an election scandal rocked Ukraine, thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets of Kyiv in peaceful protest, in what became known as The Orange Revolution. After an election rerun in December, opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko was inaugurated the new president in January, and the country now looks ahead with hope.

Grigorii Pasko: A Writer's Plight

Mar 08, 2005
Russian military journalist Grigorii Pasko was jailed for exposing an environmental hazard in the media. Now the Kennan Institute's Galina Starovoitova Fellow in Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Pasko tells his story.

Ukraine's Foreign Policy after the Orange Revolution

Mar 05, 2005
Ukraine Scholar Oleksandr Merezhko discusses how the outcome of Ukraine's recent presidential may impact its relations with Russia, the United States, and Europe.

Inside the Securitate Archives

Mar 04, 2005
Lavinia Stan reviews the current state of scholarship on the Securitate and the state of former secret police's archives.

The Republican Revolution at 10: Lasting Legacy or Faded Vision?

Mar 02, 2005
How have the promises and peformance of the Republican Revolution played out over the last decade? Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, architect of the Contract with America assesses the past 10 years in Congress.

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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.