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Central American foreign ministers meet in Washington to lobby Obama on immigration crisis

Jul 24, 2014
Program Director is quoted in the Tico Times about how the solution to the decrease of extremely high levels of crime and poverty in Central America will take more than a "magic bullet".

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Navigating Peace: Generating New Thinking About Water

Apr 01, 2003
Over one billion people lack access to adequate water. Almost two-and-a-half billion are without adequate sanitation. And two to five million people—mostly children—die every year from preventable waterborne diseases.

Point of View: Congress and Change

Mar 31, 2003
The Wilson Center's Don Wolfensberger, former chief of staff of the House Rules Committee, reflects on the fate of well-intentioned congressional reforms.

Uncle Sam's Neighborhood: Canada's Experience with North American Governance

Mar 31, 2003
In this panel discussion, author Stephen Clarkson will discuss his new book, Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State which examines Canada's and Mexico's place with respect to their much larger and imposing neighbor.

Fellow Explores Gender Roles in Black Communities

Mar 31, 2003
This story spotlights Wilson Center Fellow Sharon Harley, whose forthcoming book will portray how black communities came to construct gender roles from the time of emancipation through today. (from the April issue of Centerpoint.)

Wilson Center Joins Nation in Mourning Death of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Mar 26, 2003
The staff and scholars of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars join the nation in mourning the death of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. An exemplary scholar and public servant, Senator Moynihan is credited with being the most important individual in creating and supporting the Center and its work over a period of more than three decades. Moynihan died on March 26, 2003.

The Wilson Quarterly


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.


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.