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Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Aug 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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New Press Books Provide Critical Insight Into North Korea, Russian Voting Patterns

Feb 01, 2006
Woodrow Wilson Center Press Director Joe Brinley discusses the impact of the Press offering as examples two recent press books: one, a historical look at North Korea, the other, on Russia's recent voting patterns.

The Miniskirt and the Veil: Aid and Islam in Bulgaria

Feb 01, 2006
Muslim countries are sending massive aid to Bulgaria. Fellow Kristen Ghodsee is examining whether Bulgaria's Muslims are simply attracted to the funding or whether the aid is cultivating a true Islamic revivalism. She also looks at the impact of aid on gender relations.

Wilson Center Publications Win Choice Awards for Outstanding Academic Titles

Feb 01, 2006
Four titles either published by the Wilson Center or written by a Wilson Center scholar while in residence received Choice Awards for Outstanding Academic Titles.

Canada Institute launches Ocassional Paper Series

Jan 31, 2006
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.

Book Discussion--Mitterand, the End of the Cold War and German Unification: From Yalta to Maastricht

Jan 31, 2006
On Wednesday, February 1, at 4:00 p.m., author Frédéric Bozo will discuss France's role in ending the Cold War, with special emphasis on François Mitterand's views toward Europe's emancipation from communism, the unification of Germany, and the disintegration of the USSR. This event is open to the public.

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.