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Marina’s rise, not unforeseen, changed the outlook of Brazil’s October presidential elections

Sep 02, 2014
With one month left in Brazil’s presidential and general election campaign, environmental leader Marina Silva emerges as the opposition’s strongest challenger to President Dilma Rousseff.

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Visiting Iraq

Sep 25, 2006
Former Congressman Lee Hamilton describes his recent trip to Iraq with the Iraq Study Group.

Nanotechnology Development Suffers from Lack of Risk Research Plan, Inadequate Funding & Leadership

Sep 21, 2006
Today at a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Dr. Andrew Maynard testified that nanotechnology is being jeopardized by the lack of a clear federal strategy for examining possible environmental, health and safety risks and by inadequate funding for this work.

Release of "Immigration and America's Future: A New Chapter" report by the Independent Immigration Task Force

Sep 20, 2006
This report is presents the recommendations of the Immigration Task Force, which over the past year has carefully evaluated the economic, social, and demographic factors driving today's large-scale immigration to the United States, legal and illegal. The task force, a bipartisan panel of leaders and experts from key sectors concerned with immigration, was co-chaired by former senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI) and former Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-IN)

Public Awareness of Nano Grows - Majority Remain Unaware

Sep 19, 2006
Research findings released from the first major national poll on nanotechnology in more than two years indicate that while more Americans are now aware of the emerging science, the majority of the public still has heard little to nothing about it.

Wilson Center Announces Southeast Europe Project Board of Advisors

Sep 18, 2006
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of the seven-member board of advisors of the Southeast Europe Project.

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.