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Royal Shakeup Could Strain US-Saudi Relations

May 05, 2015
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announced changes in the line of succession on April 29, which could lead to new tensions in U.S.-Saudi relations. In the latest edition of the Wilson Center Middle East Program’s Viewpoints series, David Ottaway describes how a new wave of “Saudi hawks” are opposed to U.S. engagement with Iran and are asserting their military power against Tehran’s allies in Yemen.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Protected Areas Attract People, But Population Growth May Hurt Parks

Oct 21, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—Science Authors Speak at Wilson Center

The Kennan Institute Hosts a Seminar on "Rethinking Russia and U.S.-Russian Relations: The Role of Russia in the Global World Order"

Oct 20, 2008
The Kennan Institute hosted a Seminar, chaired by Sarah Carey, Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey L.L.P., on "Rethinking Russia and U.S.-Russian Relations: The Role of Russia in the Global World Order," with Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, and Director of the American Foreign Policy Program, Johns Hopkins University, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Launch of the New BRAZIL PORTAL

Oct 16, 2008
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of the new BRAZIL PORTAL blog, a comprehensive news aggregator that covers Brazilian foreign and national affairs as well as environmental, economic, social, scientific and political issues in Brazil.

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.