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Scholar Studies Islamist Electoral Participation in the Middle East

Mar 04, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Samer Shehata looks at Islamist politics in Egypt, Morocco, and Kuwait, and describes why elections do matter, even in undemocratic regimes.

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese Oil and Mining Companies Go Global

Mar 03, 2009
Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.

Conflict Over Migration Is a Manageable Problem, Says Expert

Mar 03, 2009
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Recommends Countries Pay Attention to Demographic, Migratory Patterns to Avoid Conflict

The Bomb, from the Manhattan Project to Today's Nuclear Landscape

Mar 02, 2009
From the Los Alamos National Laboratory to meetings in Moscow, former weapons designer Stephen M. Younger has witnessed firsthand the making of nuclear policy. He traces nuclear history from the Manhattan Project to present day in his new book, The Bomb: A New History.

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.