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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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South and Southeast Asian Views of the Cold War (1945-1991): Negotiating Imperial Retreat and the Cold War

Jan 12, 2004
Call for Contributions: South and Southeast Asian Views of the Cold War(1945-1991): Negotiating Imperial Retreat and the Cold WarCWIHP invites submissions for a Special Issue of the Cold War International History Project Bulletin.

Taking Games Seriously

Jan 10, 2004
The Wilson Center's Foresight and Governance Project recently convened game developers and policymakers to explore the application of computer games to challenges facing our public sector. The first "Serious Games Day" featured computer games that address issues such as government recruitment, first responder training, and budgeting.

Argentina-United States Bilateral Relations: A Historical Perspective and Future Challenges

Jan 10, 2004
The proceedings of the CWIHP/LAP March 2003 workshop "Argentina-United States Bilateral Relations: A Historical Perspective and Future Challenges" are now available from the Wilson Center. The publication includes several chapters on the "The Dirty War's Declassified Documents."

Confronting Cancer Now

Jan 05, 2004
The Wilson Center's Division of U.S. Studies along with Friends of Cancer Research convened this two-day conference in November that brought together leading oncologists, scientists, academics, pharaceutical company representatives, and senators to educate each other and discuss the potential for better diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Travel and Migration Borders on New Technology

Jan 05, 2004
Americans may find themselves getting fingerprinted for passports in the near future, says Rey Koslowski, a Wilson Center fellow who is researching the relationship between technology and international migration.

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.