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The Islamic State's Home-Field Advantage

Aug 26, 2014
Will an expanded mission to strike James Foley's killers in Syria be an effective way in defeating IS ? Aaron David Miller writes about the downsides of striking IS in Syria, and why the president is increasingly likely to do so.

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From Belligerents in War to Partners in Peace: The Burundi Leadership Training Program

Sep 15, 2004
Since its independence in 1962, the small central Africa nation of Burundi has been home to one of the world's most intractable and deadly conflicts, with over 300,000 killed and one-and-a-half million displaced. In this paper, Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe reports on a novel capacity-building initiative designed to restore the ability of Burundian leaders to collaborate effectively in advancing the country's reconstruction and securing a sustainable peace.

EU Talks May Undermine US-Turkey Relations

Sep 14, 2004
Article, Zaman International

Transatlantic Homeland Security

Sep 13, 2004
How can we stengthen transatlantic partnerships and better use multilateral instruments to combat terrorism? Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge addressed this question during his keynote address for a two-day conference co-hosted by the Luxembourg Group and the Wilson Center. A full transcript of the Secretary's speech can be found here.

EU Date For Turkey Means Greater Distance From U.S.

Sep 13, 2004
Article, Hurriyetim (Turkish text)

Two Latin Americanist Fellows in Residence for 2004-2005

Sep 07, 2004
Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.

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.