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Brazilians to elect a new president in an atypically sour mood

Oct 24, 2014
Paulo Sotero shares his take on the upcoming second round of the Brazilian Presidential elections this Sunday, October 26th.

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Understanding the Enemy

May 26, 2004
As terrorist attacks escalate around the world, we still have trouble answering a basic question: who is al Qaeda? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses why there is no simple answer.

Former Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark Joins Wilson Center as Public Policy Scholar

May 26, 2004
The Right Honorable Joe Clark will join the Wilson Center for a three-month appointment as a Public Policy Scholar beginning this October. The youngest prime minister in Canadian history, Joe Clark, then leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was elected in 1979 at the age of 39 and has since become one of the most highly regarded ambassadors of Canadian values throughout the international community.

New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

May 24, 2004
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.

Noticias Winter 2004 available for download

May 24, 2004
Articles on Conflict and Peace in Colombia, Analyzing Citizenship, MERCOSUR, Mexican & US Journalists Seminar, Changes in Cuban Society, Hemispheric Security, Combatting Child Labor in Brazil and more! Download the .pdf from our Noticias publications page.

CEF in the News

May 19, 2004
CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner quoted in Greenwire.

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.