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De Souza Discusses Demographic Resilience in Latest SAIS Review of International Affairs

Jun 02, 2015
In the latest edition of the Review of International Affairs, Roger-Mark De Souza examines the ways in which demographic trends influence security considerations, highlighting some key considerations in light of the reality of climate change and drawing policy implications for the security, humanitarian, and development communities. De Souza suggests that when countries find ways to harness population dynamics they enhance their “demographic resilience” and find ways to plan for the shocks and stresses associated with climate change that may increase their conflict potential.

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Cold War Essay Contest

May 01, 2008

Work Nears Completion on Working Group Book

Apr 30, 2008
The capstone publication of the Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States, tentatively titled Talking Through Transitions: Strengthening Leaders' Capacities for State-Building is nearing completion.

Chicago Public Radio's Worldview Presents Weeklong Series on Environment and Conflict

Apr 28, 2008
APRIL 2008—"Environmental War and Peace" Features Interview With ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko

Pakistan's Economic Mess—and Washington's Opportunity

Apr 25, 2008
In recent weeks, food inflation has spread across the globe. However, according to Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman in an April 25 commentary, Pakistani consumers have faced high food costs for months. Increasing food prices, general inflation, and energy shortages have triggered an economic crisis in Pakistan that "threatens to reverse the gains" of last February's elections. Yet the United States, Mr. Kugelman argues, can take steps to help ease Pakistan's economic strife.

Inside China's Cold War

Apr 24, 2008
The Cold War International History Project just released the CWIHP Bulletin No. 16 - Inside China's Cold War. Bulletin 16 includes documentary evidence on China's cold war from the archives in Beijing, as well as documents on Albania, the Soviet Union, the US, North Korea, and the Middle East. You may download your copy here.

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.