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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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Historical Events Shape African-American Activism

Jun 03, 2004
Wilson Center Fellow Fred Harris discusses how key events in the African-American community helped inspire activism and have become etched in collective memory.

Fellow Examines Life In North Carolina Under Jim Crow

Jun 03, 2004
Fellow Raymond Gavins is writing a history of African American life and the meaning of freedom in North Carolina during the Jim Crow era.

Building Networks in Burundi

Jun 03, 2004
"The key to breaking the cycle of violence and hate is finding what makes us all human," writes Africa Program Associate Nicole Rumeau. "The Burundi Leadership Training Program has helped Burundians do just that."

Protecting the Earth, Preserving Peace

Jun 02, 2004
The Environmental Change and Security Project recently provided input to a high-level UN panel convened to analyze emerging global security threats. Panel member and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft asked a group of international experts to recommend ways the UN could mitigate the threats posed by climate change, population growth, and other environmental problems.

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.