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Why Afghanistan Should Be Worried About Pakistan's Political Crisis

Aug 21, 2014
This month, Pakistan has experienced its most serious political crisis in years. While the outcome of the protests remains uncertain, this much is clear: The Pakistani military is the big winner. This is bad news for Pakistan's fragile democracy -- but also for fragile Afghanistan.

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Nanotechnology: A Unique Opportunity to "Get It Right"

Feb 15, 2006
Today, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and Co-Chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) held a Full Committee Hearing on "Developments in Nanotechnology." Among the witnesses was Dr. J. Clarence Davies, senior advisor, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a senior fellow at Resources for the Future.

President Bush to Appoint Sander Gerber to Wilson Center Board

Feb 14, 2006
President George W. Bush announced that he intends to appoint Sander Ross Gerber, of New York, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for the remainder of a six-year term expiring October 23, 2008.

"Water for the Poor" Critical to Global Development, National Security

Feb 13, 2006
FEBRUARY 2006--Congressman Blumenauer Discusses New U.S. Law at the Wilson Center

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.