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The Islamic State's Home-Field Advantage

Aug 26, 2014
Will an expanded mission to strike James Foley's killers in Syria be an effective way in defeating IS ? Aaron David Miller writes about the downsides of striking IS in Syria, and why the president is increasingly likely to do so.

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Book Launch--1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs – The Election That Changed the Country

May 12, 2004
The 1912 presidential contest was the first since the days of Jefferson and Hamilton in which the great question of America's exceptional destiny was debated. 1912 changed America. Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 12 from 4:00-6:00 p.m., author James Chace will discuss his new book on this remarkable turning point in American history. This event is open to the public.

Likud Referendum Examined through Peace Index Survey

May 11, 2004
The Peace Index project is conducted at the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research of Tel Aviv University, headed by Prof. Ephraim Yaar and Dr. Tamar Hermann. The telephone interviews for the Peace Index were conducted by the B. I. Cohen Institute of Tel Aviv University from May 4-6, 2004 and included 581 interviewees who represent the adult Jewish and Arab population of Israel (including the territories and the kibbutzim).

Trade, Policy Scholar Michael Hart named Fulbright - Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada - U.S. Relations

May 11, 2004
Michael Hart, one of Canada's leading scholars on trade policy, has been named the next Fulbright-Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada-U.S. relations.

US Decides on Military Bases End of May

May 10, 2004
Interview with John Sitilides, Trud(Bulgarian text)

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

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.