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The Islamic State's Home-Field Advantage

Aug 26, 2014
Will an expanded mission to strike James Foley's killers in Syria be an effective way in defeating IS ? Aaron David Miller writes about the downsides of striking IS in Syria, and why the president is increasingly likely to do so.

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Ethiopian Expert to Discuss Population Growth, Environmental Damage, and Poverty at Wilson Center

Apr 12, 2005
Educating Ethiopian girls could reduce deforestation and land degradation, according to speaker Sahlu Haile.

Jane Goodall Explores the Links Between Conservation and Human Health

Apr 11, 2005
"We often forget that we humans are part of the animal kingdom," remarked world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall during this Director's Forum. It is because of this connection that we are both vulnerable to the damage we inflict on the environment.

Securing the Homeland

Apr 11, 2005
Is America safer than on 9/11? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says yes, but details a number of things that we must do to make ourselves safer.

U.S. Should Engage Iran, Scholar Says

Apr 08, 2005
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Hadi Semati says now is the time to engage Iran on mutual strategic interests.

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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.