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Giving Birth to a New Nation: Women Leaders Discuss their Role in Reconstructing Iraq

Dec 15, 2003
Eight Iraqi women, including the two female members of the Iraqi Governing Council, recently met at the Wilson Center to discuss reconstruction and the role of women in formal and informal governance structures in Iraq.

The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Stepping Up to the Global Challenge

Dec 11, 2003
In this recent speech, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Randall Tobias delineated President Bush's AIDS Plan, focusing on prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction. The ambassador conveyed both the devastation and hope he witnessed on a recent trip to Africa. His full remarks are available here.

Aid and Democracy Promotion in American Foreign Policy

Dec 10, 2003
President Bush has spoken out in favor of democracy in the Middle East, but getting there will be difficult. Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton recently addressed a USAID Democracy and Governance conference on the role of foreign aid and democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy.

Boris Berezovsky's Speech at the Kennan Institute Postponed

Dec 09, 2003
The Kennan Institute announces that Boris Berezovsky's speech at the Kennan Institute scheduled for December 10, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. will be postponed due to a delay in Mr. Berezovsky's visa to enter the United States.The speech will be rescheduled when Mr. Berezovsky next travels to the United States.

LIVE WEBCAST: Atoms for Peace Conference

Dec 08, 2003
This two-day conference on December 8-9 will assess the 50 year old legacy of the Atoms for Peace Proposal and will also look ahead at its relevance for dealing with nuclear energy, nonproliferarion, arms control, and terrorism. Tune in to the webcast of the event beginning at 9 a.m. (ET) each morning.

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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.

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.