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Pride in Istanbul

Jul 28, 2014
In the midst of anti-government protests and civil unrest that swept throughout Turkey in summer of 2013, former Wilson Center Scholar Susan C. Pearce witnessed first-hand a major milestone in Turkey’s LGBT community as estimates of 100,000 people gathered for the annual Istanbul LGBT pride parade.

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The Environment: Threat to Security or Opportunity for Peace?

May 10, 2004
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko Gives Grist the Gist of The Hague Conference on Environment, Security, and Sustainable Development

Broadcasting to Hotspots: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Today

May 06, 2004
In this Director's Forum, Thomas Dine, President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, counters the misconception that Europe is already free and that his media organization is a relic of the Cold War and no longer needed. He describes the corrupt autocracies that rule the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and how his broadcasts are struggling to shine light on the truth in these nations, often at great peril.

Iraqi Leaders Assess Progress, Plan for Their Country's Future

May 06, 2004
Despite difficulties and setbacks, many Iraqis are laboring tirelessly toward an Iraq that would embrace an inclusive and representative government, energized economy, and engaged civil society.

Fellow Analyzes World War II-Era Congress

May 06, 2004
This story spotlights Wilson Center Fellow Nancy Young who is writing about the important role Congress played during World War II, focusing on economics, human rights, and planning for the post-war era.

Advocating Change in Iraq

May 06, 2004
The Middle East Program's Jillian Frumkin discusses the need to strengthen civil society in Iraq so it is rooted in society before the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to the Iraqis.

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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.