Wilson Center News

Why Afghanistan Should Be Worried About Pakistan's Political Crisis

Aug 21, 2014
This month, Pakistan has experienced its most serious political crisis in years. While the outcome of the protests remains uncertain, this much is clear: The Pakistani military is the big winner. This is bad news for Pakistan's fragile democracy -- but also for fragile Afghanistan.

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Tomás Rivera Policy Institute Announces New Study Findings

May 03, 2004
"Awareness of financial aid options is critically lacking in the Latino community, and that lack of awareness has a direct impact on college attendance and achievement. That is one of the key findings from a new survey conducted by the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Southern California and commissioned by The Sallie Mae Fund." For further information please go to the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute website.

Korea Initiative Coordinator Appears in New Anthology

May 01, 2004
Kathryn Weathersby's contributed the chapter "The Soviet Role in the Korean War: The State of Historical Knowledge," to the new book The Korean War in World History.

AIDS and War: Women in the Crossfire

May 01, 2004
Jennifer Wisnewski Kaczor's article "AIDS and War: Women in the Crossfire" looks at how gender-based violence--including the transmission of AIDS--is being used as a tool of war.

The United States and the Islamic World

Apr 29, 2004
Success in American foreign policy is now linked to our broader relationship with the Islamic world. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton worries that the U.S. is making enemies faster than it is making friends.

CEF to Host Book Launch for The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

Apr 29, 2004
Co-Sponsored by the Wilson Center's Asia Program and the Council on Foreign Relations

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.