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Post Cold War Blues: Is Russia-U.S. Cooperation Still Possible?

Oct 30, 2014
Frosty at near Cold War levels, Russia-U.S. relations are experiencing a very tense period with no immediate relief in sight. Former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov visited the Wilson Center to discuss the current status of this important relationship and how current events are exacerbating tensions that had been simmering even before Russia’s conflict with Ukraine.

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Latin American Program Announces Opening of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Fellowship Competition

May 15, 2006
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.

Wilson Center Scholar Feshbach Quoted By New York Times On Russia's Demographic Plan

May 12, 2006
MAY 2006--President Putin Promotes Incentives To Bolster Population

What Place Do Religious Ideas Have in American Politics?

May 11, 2006
"The largest, deepest issues require religious engagement for political resolution," said President of Cornell University Hunter R. Rawlings III in this Director's Forum. Such controversial issues as abortion, stem cell research, and intelligent design-—debated at all levels of government and in schools-—reveal the power of religion.

Woodrow Wilson at 150 National Symposium

May 11, 2006
Woodrow Wilson is counted among a small group of American Presidents who have cast an enduring legacy in both domestic and foreign policy. A one day symposium in fall 2006 will gather speakers to focus on the important issues addressed by Woodrow Wilson which still affect our daily lives.

Perspectives on Monetary Policy Developments in Pakistan

May 11, 2006
On April 24, 2006, the Asia Program hosted Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. Dr. Akhtar assumed her present position in January 2006, following a distinguished career with the Asian Development Bank. Read the text of Governor Akhtar's Wilson Center address.

The Wilson Quarterly


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.


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.