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CEF's latest interactive map "Dam Rush" is reported by Quartz

Apr 22, 2014
CEF has recently released its new interactive map concerning the information of dams in the southwest China.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

9/11 Commission Convenes, Names Executive Director

Jan 27, 2003
The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is a bipartisan Commission chaired by Thomas H. Kean, former New Jersey governor, and Lee H. Hamilton, former Indiana congressman, who serves as vice-chair. The Commission convened for the first time this week at the Woodrow Wilson Center and chose Dr. Philip Zelikow as executive director. Zelikow is currently director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Clearing the Air: Human Rights and the Legal Dimensions of China's Environmental Dilemma

Jan 27, 2003
Statement of Jennifer L. Turner,Senior Project Associate for the Center's Environmental Change and Security Project on the growing role of Chinese Green NGOs and environmental journalists in China to the Congressional/Executive Commission on China Issues

New Evidence from Central and East European Archives on the Cold War in Asia

Jan 21, 2003
1/21/03--In cooperation with the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), the George Washington Cold War Group and the Cold War History Research Center in Budapest are organizing a conference in Budapest, Hungary, October 30-November 2, 2003. The theme of the conference will be "New Central and Eastern European Evidence on the Cold War in Asia."For more information on the conference or on how to submit a paper proposal, [Read more].

North Korea Nuclear Proposal in New Wilson Center Study

Jan 17, 2003
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Selig S. Harrison argues that the United States can get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program under adequate inspection safeguards—-but only as part of a broader agreement centering on assistance in resolving the energy crisis that has paralyzed the North Korean economy.

Al Qaeda’s Renewed Campaign of Terror, a Commentary by Director Lee Hamilton

Jan 16, 2003
As Iraq and North Korea have understandably commanded attention, al Qaeda has regrouped. Former Congressman and Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton stresses that we must maintain our resolve in combatting our most immediate and dangerous threat.


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.