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Royal Shakeup Could Strain US-Saudi Relations

May 05, 2015
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announced changes in the line of succession on April 29, which could lead to new tensions in U.S.-Saudi relations. In the latest edition of the Wilson Center Middle East Program’s Viewpoints series, David Ottaway describes how a new wave of “Saudi hawks” are opposed to U.S. engagement with Iran and are asserting their military power against Tehran’s allies in Yemen.

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CEF Produces Two New Environmental Health Project Research Briefs

Apr 04, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Coal Mining, by intern Yang Yang and Desertification, by assistant Linden Ellis are now posted on the Environmental Heath Project web page.

Fellow Studies How China's Capitalists are Turning Red

Apr 02, 2007
Wilson Center Fellow Bruce Dickson is writing a book about how the Communist Party in China has managed to retain power while the country moves in a seemingly contradictory direction— toward a market economy.

China Confronts Growing Environmental, Health Concerns

Apr 02, 2007
APRIL 2007 - China's 27 years of booming growth has brought millions out of poverty, but much of this growth has been built on a foundation of ecological destruction, which is threatening the country's economy, human health, and social stability.

The Greener Side of China's Environment

Apr 02, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Point of View by China Environment Forum Senior Associate Jennifer Turner, April 2007 Centerpoint

Senators Durbin, Hagel Introduce New Climate, Security Bill

Apr 01, 2007
APRIL 2007—Bill Proposes National Intelligence Assessment of Climate Change

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.