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Event Summary: Cambio Climatico y Seguridad Alimentaria en America Central

Aug 25, 2014
June 19, 2014 Event, Fourth in USAID-Wilson Center Climate Change Adaptation Series

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Cold War Memory: Interpreting the Physical Legacy of the Cold War

Sep 08, 2003
On September 8 and 9, 2003, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project hosted a pioneering international conference on Cold War commemorative efforts. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Association of Air Force Missileers, the Cold War Museum, the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), the Harry S. Truman Library, the Kennan Institute; in cooperation with the Norwegian Aviation Museum, the Eisenhower Foundation and Eisenhower Presidential Library, and the National Coalition for History; and with generous financial support from the Boeing Company and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Homeland Security and Public / Private Cooperation

Sep 05, 2003
The effective implementation of the new Department of Homeland Security is a massive undertaking involving federal, state and local governments, as well as the private sector. In this speech, Lee Hamilton discusses the collaboration that is necessary between the public and private sectors in order to provide security for the American people in the 21st century.

No One is Safe---Relections on the Bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad

Sep 04, 2003
In this second dispatch on reconstruction efforts in Iraq, Anita Sharma, Deputy Director of the Conflict Prevention Project, comments on thebombing of the UN Headquarters and the reality that humanitarian workers are nolonger immune to attack. On a leave of absence from the Center, Sharma has been working in Iraq for the past five months with the International Organization for Migration. Due to thedeteriorating security situation, she and many other humanitarian aid workers have temporarily relocated in Amman, Jordan.

Toward a Stable Iraq

Sep 04, 2003
Enormous challenges confront stabilization and reconstruction efforts in Iraq. In a recent speech, Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton outlines steps that can be taken to move the process forward.

New class of Latin American Fellows arrives for the 2003-2004 season.

Sep 01, 2003
It is with great pleasure that the Latin American Program welcomes two new Scholars in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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.