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Putin and Crimea: A Dangerous Situation

Apr 17, 2014
"I tend to think this is an exceptionally dangerous situation for the simple reason that the Russian message 'Take us seriously or else' has never received a satisfactory answer," said Matthew Rojansky on Russia's annexation of Crimea.

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Is World Peace Through Conflict Prevention Possible?

Jan 30, 2004
This book review, by Lee. H. Hamilton, of David Hamburg's No More Killing Fields: Preventing Deadly Conflict (December 2003) is available online.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jared Diamond Speaks on Environment, Population, and Health

Jan 30, 2004
Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, spoke recently at the Wilson Center on "Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World." Video of the event is available here.

Featured Book Review: Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy

Jan 29, 2004
Colin H. Kahl reviews the World Bank's new study of the consequences, causes, and solutions of civil war.

New Documents Released: "China and the Warsaw Pact in the 1970-1980s"

Jan 29, 2004
The following documents have been obtained by Parallel History Project (PHP) associates Oldrich Tuma from former Czechoslovak archives, and Mihail Ionescu from Romanian archives, and Senior CWIHP Scholar Bernd Schaefer from former East German archives, in preparation for the International Seminar on "China and the Warsaw Pact in the 1970-1980s", to be hosted on 24-26 March 2004 in Beijing.

Russia's Influence on American Culture

Jan 29, 2004
Throughout the past year, the Kennan Institute sponsored a series called "Kultura" to highlight Russia's influence on American performing arts. Russian influence has reached deep into the American cultural landscape...

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Four Decades of Classic Essays

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Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.

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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.