Wilson Center News

New Book on the Secret History of the Predator Drone

Sep 16, 2014
Amazon.com has named Wilson Center Global Fellow Richard Whittle’s new book Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution one of September’s fifteen best new history books.

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Spotlight on New Environmental and Energy Initiatives in China

Mar 11, 2004
Hoffman Institute's water work in Hunan; WRI's New Center for Transport and the Environment in Shanghai; and EPA's eebuildings Initiative

Challenges Facing the Arab World Today: Reform, Iraq, and the Peace Process

Mar 11, 2004
In this Director's Forum, the Foreign Minister of Jordan, H.E. Marwan Jamil Muasher, discussed the role of the Arab world and his nation in democratic reform in the region, the peace process between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, and in rebuilding Iraq. Video and transcript of his presentation are available here.

ECSP Director Speaks to Military Officers about Population, Health, and Security

Mar 10, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko and Richard Cincotta of PAI addressed a group of senior military officers at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA.

Movies in March

Mar 10, 2004
ECSP will screen four documentaries as part of the 2004 Environmental Film Festival in Washington, D.C.

Book Launch--An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah: A Memoir

Mar 10, 2004
Her Majesty Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi discussed her new book, providing an account of her eventful life as the queen of Iran during two decades when her country experienced extensive change and transformation. Video of this 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.