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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate Change

Apr 20, 2015
“A New Climate for Change: Taking Action on Climate Change and Fragility Risk,” is the name of an independent report commissioned by G7 members. The report says that climate change is “a global threat to security” and goes on to suggest that “we must act quickly to limit future risks to the planet we share and the to the peace we seek.” We spoke to one of the report’s contributing authors to learn more about the challenges presented. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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A Heartbeat from the Presidency

Jun 01, 2007
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Al Eisele, who served as press secretary to Vice President Walter Mondale, offers insights into the evolution of the vice president's office.

Call for Papers: The Bicentennial of Russia-U.S. Relations

May 21, 2007
The Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia), in cooperation with the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will host an international academic conference—The Bicentennial of Russia-U.S. Relations—on November 8–9, 2007 in Moscow.

Statement on the Arrest in Tehran of Haleh Esfandiari, Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program

May 21, 2007
Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a dual Iranian-American national, was arrested in Tehran on May 8 and incarcerated in the Evin Prison.The following is background on her unjustified arrest.

Nanotechnology Now Used in Nearly 500 Everyday Products

May 18, 2007
The number of consumer products using nanotechnology has more than doubled in the 14 months since the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies launched the world's first online inventory of manufacturer-identified nanotech goods in March 2006.

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.