Wilson Center News

Five Myths About the Gaza Crisis

Jul 11, 2014
Yes, Israelis and Palestinians have entered yet another violent round in their seemingly interminable conflict. How did they get into this mess? And, more important, how are they going to get out of it? As we watch the fighting escalate, here are five myths that need correcting.

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Environmental Advocacy and the Movement for Nuclear Safety in Kazakhstan

Apr 15, 2005
2005 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner From Asia to Speak on April 26

Wilson Center Book Required Reading for Top Marines

Apr 14, 2005
Former Wilson Center Fellow Jon Sumida's book--Inventing Grand Strategy and Teaching Command: The Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan Reconsidered--has been added to the Marine Corps's Professional Reading List.

Ethiopian Expert to Discuss Population Growth, Environmental Damage, and Poverty at Wilson Center

Apr 12, 2005
Educating Ethiopian girls could reduce deforestation and land degradation, according to speaker Sahlu Haile.

Jane Goodall Explores the Links Between Conservation and Human Health

Apr 11, 2005
"We often forget that we humans are part of the animal kingdom," remarked world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall during this Director's Forum. It is because of this connection that we are both vulnerable to the damage we inflict on the environment.

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.