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Is North America’s Energy Boom a Global Game Changer?

Nov 26, 2014
Increases in energy production in Canada and the U.S., combined with promising reforms in Mexico, are creating what some describe as a “North American energy renaissance.” The world’s energy equation is changing, with more developments on the way. What are the implications of traditional energy producers becoming consumers and consumers becoming producers? That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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Balance of Powers: The President and National Security

Jan 05, 2007
"When there is pressing need for the executive branch to act decisively and quickly on security concerns, it's the very time when individual rights can be put at greatest risk," said Scott Matheson, a law professor at the University of Utah and currently a Wilson Center public policy scholar.

Competing in the Global Marketplace

Jan 05, 2007
Is America excelling in the global marketplace? A series of Wilson Center conferences is exploring growing global challenges as European and Asian competitors invest to build a comparative advantage in high-tech goods and services.

America's Economic Challenges on the Global Stage

Jan 05, 2007
The Wilson Center's Kent Hughes takes a brief look at the problems America confronts as it tries to gain a comparative advantage in the global marketplace.

Nanotech Safety Needs Specific Government Risk Research Strategy and Funding

Jan 04, 2007
"Prioritizing nanotechnology risk research isn't rocket science," says Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies chief scientist Andrew Maynard.

Post Conflict Reconstruction: A Training Program

Jan 04, 2007
Howard Wolpe , Director of the Africa Program and Leadership Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, speaks with Bridget Conley-Zilkic about the a post conflict training program he has instituted in Burundi, and plans to continue with in Congo and Liberia. By working with both political leaders and civil society, Howard believes this program will create lasting peace and stability in areas of past and current conflict.

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.