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Don’t Forget About Governance: The Risk of Tunnel Vision in Chasing Resilience for Asia’s Cities

Jul 29, 2014
Asia is going through an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Secondary and tertiary cities are seeing the most rapid changes in land-use and ownership, social structures, and values as peri-urban and agricultural land become part of metropolitan cityscapes. All the while, climate change is making many of these fast-growing cities more vulnerable to disasters.

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ECSP Makes a Splash with Three Water Films

Feb 07, 2005
Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March

Evaluating the Threat: Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear

Feb 07, 2005
Technology raises the stakes of the terrorist threat. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines the danger from chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Elections and Reform in Zimbabwe

Feb 06, 2005
Zimbabwean lawyer and activist Lovemore Madhuku reflects on the state of democracy in Zimbabwe in advance of upcoming parliamentary elections.

AIDS in the Military

Feb 04, 2005
Peacetime military HIV/AIDS infection rates are much higher than the national average and perhaps greater in wartime. ECSP's Meaghan Parker discusses this issue, which will be the subject of the third seminar in a three-part series on HIV/AIDS sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNAIDS.

Health Care: How France and the U.S. Compare

Feb 04, 2005
The World Health Organization ranked France's health care system highest and the United States came in at 37, behind most of Europe despite the fact that the United States outspends most nations per capita. Fellow Paul Dutton compares and contrasts these two systems.

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.