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Royal Shakeup Could Strain US-Saudi Relations

May 05, 2015
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announced changes in the line of succession on April 29, which could lead to new tensions in U.S.-Saudi relations. In the latest edition of the Wilson Center Middle East Program’s Viewpoints series, David Ottaway describes how a new wave of “Saudi hawks” are opposed to U.S. engagement with Iran and are asserting their military power against Tehran’s allies in Yemen.

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dialogue: The Art of Conversation

Mar 01, 2008
George Liston Seay, founder, executive producer, and host of dialogue—the Wilson Center's radio and television series—has interviewed hundreds of fascinating people over 20 years, from presidents to poets. You can read 24 of those interviews in the new book, The Art of Conversation.

CEF Research Briefs Praised in Report on Wilson Center

Feb 29, 2008
FEBRUARY 2008 - MOAA praises China environmental health research briefs in "Think Tank Nation."

Water Advocates Launches Expanded Water, Sanitation Effort

Feb 28, 2008
FEBRUARY 2008—U.S. WASH in Schools Initiative to Target Schoolchildren in the Developing World

CEF Meeting on Energy Conservation Law Reported in UPI

Feb 26, 2008
FEBRUARY 2008 - UPI Featured Discussion on the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Energy Conservation Law

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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.