Wilson Center News

The Iran Factor in Afghanistan

Jul 14, 2014
In recent years -- and especially in recent weeks, amid the alarmingly rapid gains of the militant group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) -- much ink has been spilled about the role that Iran plays in neighboring Iraq. Considerably less has been said about the role Iran plays in Afghanistan.

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Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy Toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-63

Apr 28, 2004
On Wednesday, April 28, at 3:30 pm, author Ilya Gaiduk will discuss his new book which argues that the USSR attributed no geostrategic importance to Indochina and did not want the crisis there to disrupt détente. The panel discussion will also feature historians Kathryn Weathersby and James G. Hershberg. This event is open to the public.

U.S. Military Strategy During Uncertainty

Apr 28, 2004
The end of the Cold War ushered the United States into a period of far greater uncertainty. In her research at the Wilson Center, Fellow Emily Goldman is exploring what the United States' military strategy should look like when "threats are low, when the security environment is uncertain, and when the imperatives of the international system are far more indeterminate."

Cyprus Vote Rejection Will Leave Greek Cypriots With Short Stick

Apr 26, 2004
International Herald Tribune (Middle East/N.Africa edition), Daily Star (Lebanon)

The Cyprus Referendum Election

Apr 24, 2004
Television interview with John Sitilides, NTV (MSNBC affilliate in Turkey)

The Cyprus Referendum Election

Apr 23, 2004
Television interview with John Sitilides, CNN-Turk

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.