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Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

Apr 16, 2014
In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

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Fellow Researches Political Economy of North African Nations

Jul 23, 2003
Stephen King, a 2002-2003 Wilson Center Fellow looks at the connection between economic reform and political change in North Africa and the Middle East.

Kennan Institute Invites Proposals for Conference on "Immigration, Forced Migrants, and Refugees in Central Eurasia."

Jul 22, 2003
The Kennan Institute will convene a workship on population movements in Eurasia. The research produced from the workshop is expected to form the basis for a collection of papers and series of policy briefs.

Winning the Peace: The Role of Women in Post-Conflict Iraq

Jul 22, 2003
In this cover story from the summer issue of Centerpoint, Iraqi women and international policymakers convene at the Wilson Center for a two-day conference to discuss the strategic role women can and should play in post-conflict Iraq. This conference was sponsored by the Center's Conflict Prevention and Middle East Projects and the organization Women Waging Peace.

Golf in China: Economic Boom but Environmental Bust?

Jul 21, 2003
With increased interest in the game, the number of golf courses in China is destined to climb and with such growth comes serious environmental implications. According to Timothy Hildebrandt, managing editor of the Center's China Environment Series, there are real opportunities for China to limit degradation---but the push for an environmentally sustainable golf industry must be made now while courses are still in development.

CWIHP in the News: "Files Show a Stubborn North Korea"

Jul 16, 2003
CWHIP was featured in a July 10 Christian Science Monitor article on the effectiveness of past foreign aid in achieving leverage on North Korea.

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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.

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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.