Wilson Center News

Why Afghanistan Should Be Worried About Pakistan's Political Crisis

Aug 21, 2014
This month, Pakistan has experienced its most serious political crisis in years. While the outcome of the protests remains uncertain, this much is clear: The Pakistani military is the big winner. This is bad news for Pakistan's fragile democracy -- but also for fragile Afghanistan.

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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.

Combating AIDS: Centerpoint Features HIV/AIDS Meetings

Feb 04, 2005
Series examines the pandemic's growth and efforts by developing-country

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.