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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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Environment, Development, and Sustainable Peace: Finding Paths To Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 26, 2004
ECSP cosponsors a conference featuring Pekka Haavisto, Tom Spencer, and other environmental security experts at Britain's Wilton Park, one of the world's leading centers for the discussion of international issues, from September 16-19.

ECSP Director Joins Scientific Committee to Advise IHDP

Jul 22, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko sees opportunities for ECSP to contribute to the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), an international, interdisciplinary, and non-governmental science program that fosters high-quality research on the human dimensions of global environmental change.

CWIHP Conference: Western Broadcasting in the Cold War New Evidence from former Communist Archives on the Impact of Western Radio

Jul 22, 2004
22 July. The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and will organize a conference to examine the impact of Western broadcasting, especially Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, during the Cold War. The conference will be held at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, on 13-15 October 2004

European Union Enlargement: Pushing the Frontiers of Cooperation

Jul 22, 2004
In May 2004, the European Union accepted 10 new countries, raising the total from 15 to 25 member states, with a combined population of 454 million people. The addition of eight East/Central European nations is a milestone in the EU's plan to integrate Western Europe with the formerly communist world, a plan that was in the making since 1989 when communism fell and an unprecedented opportunity arose to broaden the boundaries of democracy.

Getting the Story in Iraq---At What Cost?

Jul 22, 2004
In the chaotic, precarious landscape that is Iraq, can journalists do their job? 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and current Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Anthony Shadid contends that Iraq's future and journalists' ability to cover the nation are linked and will depend on the situation on the ground. In this article, Shadid relates what he has learned over the past year covering Iraq, both on the ground and here in Washington, DC. He also reveals what he considers the most far-reaching, if least noticed aspect of the war in Iraq.

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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.