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Kennan Institute Announces Job Vacancy

May 08, 2003
The Kennan Institute is now taking applications for the position of Program Assistant. Those interested in applying for this or other positions at the Wilson Center should refer to the Employment Opportunities at the Wilson Center webpage.

American Power in the World

May 08, 2003
The United States currently has unprecedented power. How the United States harnesses that power will have a profound and enduring effect on the next generation of Americans and the world. Lee Hamilton explains how the U.S. can lead as a benign power.

Counting Intangibles

May 02, 2003
The Project on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) together with the Athena Alliance co-hosted the second in a series of sessions on accounting standards for intangible assets in the post-Enron era. The focus on intangibles and accounting is part of a broader PAGE initiative that is designed to explore the outlines of the American and global economies in the early 21st century.

Wilson Center and IBM Explore the Future of Computing

May 02, 2003
Just how prepared are we for a world where computing moves "off our desk" into the wider environment around us? This seminar and discussion explored a world where computing is embedded, nomadic, and largely invisible. Video of the seminar is available here.

North Korea's Crisis Behavior, Past and Present

May 01, 2003
CWIHP and GWCW hosted a daylong workshop that convened a select group of Korea specialists from academia, research centers, and government agencies in the United States, the Republic of Korea and Eastern Europe. Participants analyzed the significance of the large collection of documents on North Korean foreign and domestic affairs uncovered by the Korea Initiative from Russian, East German, Czech and Hungarian archives.


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.