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Colombian General’s Capture Puts FARC Rebels on the Defensive

Nov 21, 2014
This article about the capture of a Colombian military general by FARC rebels quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the Colombian peace talks.

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Transatlantic Homeland Security

Sep 13, 2004
How can we stengthen transatlantic partnerships and better use multilateral instruments to combat terrorism? Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge addressed this question during his keynote address for a two-day conference co-hosted by the Luxembourg Group and the Wilson Center. A full transcript of the Secretary's speech can be found here.

Two Latin Americanist Fellows in Residence for 2004-2005

Sep 07, 2004
Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.

The Hard Realities of Nation Building

Aug 31, 2004
Nation building has emerged as a prominent part of American foreign policy. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines lessons learned from America's recent experiences.

Iran-Iraq War Conference Revisits Critical Events

Aug 31, 2004
Ambassador William Miller, who participated in the Iran-Iraq War history workshop, discusses his impressions and the importance of that conference.

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.