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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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CEF Coordinator quoted in Time Asia regarding the Harbin Water Crisis. See also Viewpoint "Lessons from Harbin" written by Elizabeth Economy and other articles.

Dec 26, 2005
DECEMBER 2005-Updated reflections in the wake of China's reaction to toxic chemical disaster on the Songhua/Amur River.

New Article: Comprehensive Overview of Nanotechnology's Potential Workplace Health Impacts

Dec 20, 2005
An important article in the current issue of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research gives business leaders, scientists and policymakers the most comprehensive overview of research into nanotechnology's potential worker health impacts to appear in a peer-reviewed journal.

REVISED Call For Papers: Civil Society and Democracy in Ukraine

Dec 20, 2005
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce that the research workshop on "Democracy and Civil Society in Ukraine" is now open to participants from outside of the United States. The application deadline has been extended to January 30, 2005.

The Future of Technology Assessment

Dec 19, 2005
The Foresight and Governance Project has released a new report titled The Future of Technology Assessment, a collection of three essays designed to explore the issue of technology assessment with a look towards the future--a future that will be continually transformed by investments in science and technology.

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.

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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.