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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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The International Business of the U.S. Mint

Jun 12, 2003
In this Director's Forum, The Honorable Henrietta Holsman Fore, 37th director of the United States Mint, spoke about the Mint’s history, its goals and objectives, and its expanding international business as it moves forward into the 21st century.

Arms Control Expert Discusses Her Research

Jun 11, 2003
Centerpoint spoke with Avis Bohlen, a recent Wilson Center public policy scholar who had spent some 25 years working on arms control and European security issues for the U.S. government.

Point of View

Jun 11, 2003
Although the Fellowships program places an emphasis on policy relevance, Scholar Selection and Services Director Rosemary Lyon clarifies that the program does not exclude historians.

Fellows Enrich Life at the Wilson Center

Jun 11, 2003
The work of the Woodrow Wilson Center's fellows is vital to the Center's mission. Learn more about these men and women who spend an academic year in residence at the Wilson Center.

Center Explores Nanotechnology and Energy

Jun 05, 2003
The application of nano-scale technologies is beginning to dramatically impact both how we produce and conserve energy. How far can these technologies take us on the road towards energy independence? In this seminar, a panel of industry experts explored a wide range of technologies, ranging from photovoltaics to lighting and clean coal technology.


The Wilson Quarterly

Four Decades of Classic Essays

WQ Winter 2014 Issue Cover

Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.


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.