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Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Aug 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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Dispatch from Iraq

Jul 23, 2003
This abridged version of Conflict Prevention Project Deputy Director Anita Sharma's Dispatch from Iraq appeared in the summer 2003 issue of Centerpoint.

Fellow Researches Political Economy of North African Nations

Jul 23, 2003
Stephen King, a 2002-2003 Wilson Center Fellow looks at the connection between economic reform and political change in North Africa and the Middle East.

Winning the Peace: The Role of Women in Post-Conflict Iraq

Jul 22, 2003
In this cover story from the summer issue of Centerpoint, Iraqi women and international policymakers convene at the Wilson Center for a two-day conference to discuss the strategic role women can and should play in post-conflict Iraq. This conference was sponsored by the Center's Conflict Prevention and Middle East Projects and the organization Women Waging Peace.

Kennan Institute Invites Proposals for Conference on "Immigration, Forced Migrants, and Refugees in Central Eurasia."

Jul 22, 2003
The Kennan Institute will convene a workship on population movements in Eurasia. The research produced from the workshop is expected to form the basis for a collection of papers and series of policy briefs.

Golf in China: Economic Boom but Environmental Bust?

Jul 21, 2003
With increased interest in the game, the number of golf courses in China is destined to climb and with such growth comes serious environmental implications. According to Timothy Hildebrandt, managing editor of the Center's China Environment Series, there are real opportunities for China to limit degradation---but the push for an environmentally sustainable golf industry must be made now while courses are still in development.

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.