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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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Wilson Center Joins Nation in Mourning Death of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Mar 26, 2003
The staff and scholars of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars join the nation in mourning the death of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. An exemplary scholar and public servant, Senator Moynihan is credited with being the most important individual in creating and supporting the Center and its work over a period of more than three decades. Moynihan died on March 26, 2003.

2004-2005 Fellowship Competition Now Accepting Applications

Mar 26, 2003
Every year the Wilson Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. The Center is accepting applications for the 2004-2005 competition between now and October 1, 2003, the application deadline.

Iraq Through the Lens of Bosnia and Kosovo

Mar 17, 2003
In this op-ed, East European Studies Director Martin Sletzinger takes a look at the U.S. and allied experience in the ongoing nation-building efforts in Bosnia and Kosovo to help put the costs and challenges of Iraq into realistic and sobering perspective.

New Volume in CWIHP Book Series Available
Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-1963

Mar 17, 2003
Ilya Gaiduk, former CWIHP Fellow and Kennan Institute ECA Regional Exchange Scholar publishes the new volume in the CWIHP Books Series. Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the conflict was radically transformed. For more information or to order a copy, [CLICK HERE]

From the Green Revolution to the Biotechnology Revolution: Food for Poor People in the 21st Century

Mar 12, 2003
In this Director’s Forum, Rockefeller Foundation President Gordon Conway discussed ways Africa can feed its population, particularly by better utilizing science and 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.