Jun 24, 2003
The Center's Division of United States Studies brought together scholars and activists for an all-day conference to discuss the compatibility of Islam and pluralistic democracy, the development of Muslim civil society and political participation, and the effects of inter-group tensions on political integration.
Jun 24, 2003
Iran is now at a pivotal moment in its history--domestically, in the region, and in its relations with the United States. In this statement before a panel convened by Representatives Robert Ney (R-OH) and Vic Snyder (D-AR), Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton argues for a U.S. policy of non-proliferation and flexible, conditional engagement.
Jun 20, 2003
The former president of Burundi, His Excellency Pierre Buyoya, spoke at the Wilson Center about the current political dynamics in Burundi and ongoing efforts to secure an effective ceasefire and to consolidate the Burundian transition.
Jun 17, 2003
Philippa Strum, director of the Center's U.S. Studies program, won her second American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for her book Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights. The Silver Gavel Awards recognize products in media and the arts that have been exemplary in fostering the American public's understanding of the law and the legal system.
Jun 15, 2003
The Latin American Program is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication, "Crime and Violence in Latin America: Citizen Security, Democracy, and the State."