Sep 08, 2003
On September 8 and 9, 2003, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project hosted a pioneering international conference on Cold War commemorative efforts. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Association of Air Force Missileers, the Cold War Museum, the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), the Harry S. Truman Library, the Kennan Institute; in cooperation with the Norwegian Aviation Museum, the Eisenhower Foundation and Eisenhower Presidential Library, and the National Coalition for History; and with generous financial support from the Boeing Company and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Sep 05, 2003
The effective implementation of the new Department of Homeland Security is a massive undertaking involving federal, state and local governments, as well as the private sector. In this speech, Lee Hamilton discusses the collaboration that is necessary between the public and private sectors in order to provide security for the American people in the 21st century.
Sep 04, 2003
In this second dispatch on reconstruction efforts in Iraq, Anita Sharma, Deputy Director of the Conflict Prevention Project, comments on thebombing of the UN Headquarters and the reality that humanitarian workers are nolonger immune to attack. On a leave of absence from the Center, Sharma has been working in Iraq for the past five months with the International Organization for Migration. Due to thedeteriorating security situation, she and many other humanitarian aid workers have temporarily relocated in Amman, Jordan.
Sep 04, 2003
Enormous challenges confront stabilization and reconstruction efforts in Iraq. In a recent speech, Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton outlines steps that can be taken to move the process forward.
Sep 01, 2003
It is with great pleasure that the Latin American Program welcomes two new Scholars in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.