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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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Navigating Peace: Water and Security

Nov 01, 2004
Water scarcity is an increasing problem around the globe but, to date, water conflicts remain at the local level and have not erupted into international wars. This article illustrates how water fuels greater interdependence among neighboring states and can serve as a tool for resolving conflict and building cooperation.

In Southern Africa, the Rivers Reign Supreme

Nov 01, 2004
Wilson Center Fellow Meredith McKittrick, an associate professor of history at Georgetown University, is researching the historical roots of conflicts over shared water resources in Southern Africa.

Turkey to Have New Partnership Options If Not Join the EU

Oct 29, 2004
Article, Turkish Daily News

Strategic Engagement in a New Era

Oct 29, 2004
Article, BBC InternationalAvailable in Greek and English text

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.