Wilson Center News

From "Hoca" to "Prime Minister": Davutoğlu's Ascendance in Turkish Politics

Aug 22, 2014
On 21 August, Turkey's Prime Minister and President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the AK Party executive board's decision nominate Ahment Davutoğlu to succeed him as the leader of the party. In a few days, we will see Davutoğlu chosen as the leader of AK Party and the Prime Minister, but it will be a matter of time before his performance in this post can be assessed. In this piece, Global Fellow Bülent Aras reflects on Davutoğlu's rise to prominence in Turkish politics.

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Conference: Greek-Turkish-US Cross Investing Partnership Opportunities

Mar 31, 2006
Did you know that the relations between Turkey and Greece have been redefined over the last few years and partnership activities are on the rise? No? Then continue reading on. Greek-Turkish trade has quadrupled in five years and now stands at 1.75 billion USD annually. Organized by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York, the International Chamber of Commerce - Hellas and Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Environmental Security at the 2006 International Studies Association Convention

Mar 31, 2006
MARCH 2006--ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Presents Paper on Environmental Peacemaking, Chairs Panel on Resource Scarcity

Population, Health, and Environment in the Philippines

Mar 31, 2006
MARCH 2006--Report from the 2nd National Conference in Cebu City

Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey

Mar 29, 2006
Author James Reston, Jr. will discuss his new book Fragile Innocence at the Wilson Center on Friday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.. Water Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University and Wilson Center Senior Scholar will serve as commentator. RSVP for this event.

Next Steps in the Middle East: Egyptian, Israeli, and Palestinian Perspectives

Mar 29, 2006
Following the Hamas victory in Gaza and in advance of the March 28 Israeli elections, the Wilson Center hosted a Director's Forum to gauge Israeli, Palestinian, and Egyptian views on future prospects. The Israeli and Egyptian ambassadors, and the head of the PLO Mission, to the United States engaged in a spirited debate over opportunities for peace.

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.