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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COLD WAR INTERNATIONAL HISTORY PROJECT (CWIHP) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNGER SCHOLARS FROM CHINA 2004-2006

Feb 02, 2004
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Cold War International History Project is currently accepting applications for its CWIHP SCHOLARSHIP competition.

ECSP Director Speaks to Pew International Journalism Program and Florida Atlantic University

Feb 01, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko gave three speeches in four days on environmental change and international security.

Environmental Peacemaking Nominated for Grawemeyer Award

Feb 01, 2004
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and University of Maryland professor Ken Conca are up for a $200,000 prize for Ideas Improving World Order.

Is World Peace Through Conflict Prevention Possible?

Jan 30, 2004
This book review, by Lee. H. Hamilton, of David Hamburg's No More Killing Fields: Preventing Deadly Conflict (December 2003) is available online.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jared Diamond Speaks on Environment, Population, and Health

Jan 30, 2004
Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, spoke recently at the Wilson Center on "Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World." Video of the event is available here.

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.