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Not a War on Terror, a War on an Ideology

Sep 17, 2014
"ISIL glamourizes violence, the notion that its caliphate is worth dying and killing for. The group celebrates death. We need to undermine that pitch ("War on Terror") with a positive narrative, not amplify its negatives." writes Jane Harman.

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Evaluating the Threat: Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear

Feb 07, 2005
Technology raises the stakes of the terrorist threat. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines the danger from chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

The Orange Revolution and the Maydan Parliament

Feb 07, 2005
Ambassador William Miller recently returned from a six week visit to Ukraine during which he witnessed the historic events surrounding the Ukrainian presidential elections. Ambassador Miller shared his experience at a captivating January 6 Director's Forum.

ECSP Makes a Splash with Three Water Films

Feb 07, 2005
Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March

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.

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.