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De Souza Discusses Demographic Resilience in Latest SAIS Review of International Affairs

Jun 02, 2015
In the latest edition of the Review of International Affairs, Roger-Mark De Souza examines the ways in which demographic trends influence security considerations, highlighting some key considerations in light of the reality of climate change and drawing policy implications for the security, humanitarian, and development communities. De Souza suggests that when countries find ways to harness population dynamics they enhance their “demographic resilience” and find ways to plan for the shocks and stresses associated with climate change that may increase their conflict potential.

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Understanding North Korea

Sep 04, 2007
The Western world knows little about the leadership and political system of North Korea, a nation high on the world's radar. By disseminating newly obtained archival materials and conducting conferences, the Wilson Center's North Korea International Documentation Project works to help fill this informational void.

North Korean History Offers Insight into the Current System

Sep 04, 2007
Visiting Scholar Kihl-jae Ryoo, who teaches North Korean studies at a university in South Korea, discusses the evolution of North Korea's political system and why studying its history is so important.

Mining Archives Reveals North Korean Political Patterns

Sep 04, 2007
In this Centerpoint column, the Wilson Center's James Person describes the importance and relevance of mining the archives of North Korea's former communist allies.

August Environmental Health Research Briefs Now Available

Aug 31, 2007
AUGUST 2007 - "Water-borne Illness" and "Environmental and Health Threats from Cement Production" are now online.

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.