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The Woman IS Wants to Trade Hostages For

Sep 23, 2014
"I think Siddiqui really represents the quintessential embodiment of Muslim victim-hood in the face of U.S. evil and really the most resounding symbol of how horribly Americans treat innocent Muslims in the war on terror," says Michael Kugelman.

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European Union Enlargement: Pushing the Frontiers of Cooperation

Jul 22, 2004
In May 2004, the European Union accepted 10 new countries, raising the total from 15 to 25 member states, with a combined population of 454 million people. The addition of eight East/Central European nations is a milestone in the EU's plan to integrate Western Europe with the formerly communist world, a plan that was in the making since 1989 when communism fell and an unprecedented opportunity arose to broaden the boundaries of democracy.

Challenges Remain for Post-Communist Europe

Jul 22, 2004
Eight post-communist countries have adopted political and economic reforms that gained them entry into the European Union, but serious challenges lie ahead.

ECSP Director Joins Scientific Committee to Advise IHDP

Jul 22, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko sees opportunities for ECSP to contribute to the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), an international, interdisciplinary, and non-governmental science program that fosters high-quality research on the human dimensions of global environmental change.

Getting the Story in Iraq---At What Cost?

Jul 22, 2004
In the chaotic, precarious landscape that is Iraq, can journalists do their job? 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and current Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Anthony Shadid contends that Iraq's future and journalists' ability to cover the nation are linked and will depend on the situation on the ground. In this article, Shadid relates what he has learned over the past year covering Iraq, both on the ground and here in Washington, DC. He also reveals what he considers the most far-reaching, if least noticed aspect of the war in Iraq.

The 30th Anniversary of the Cyprus Invasion and Future Efforts to Reunify the Island

Jul 18, 2004
Television interview with John Sitilides, CNN International

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.