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Mexico in Peacekeeping Operations: A Late and Controversial Decision - The Expert Take

Oct 20, 2014
In a recent intervention at the general debate of the United Nations' General Assembly, President Peña Nieto unveiled a decision that had long been awaited by scholars working on Mexican foreign policy. In a cautious manner...he announced that Mexico would now participate in the United Nations' Peacekeeping Operations.

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Strum Wins Second Silver Gavel Award

Jun 17, 2003
Philippa Strum, director of the Center's U.S. Studies program, won her second American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for her book Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights. The Silver Gavel Awards recognize products in media and the arts that have been exemplary in fostering the American public's understanding of the law and the legal system.

New Volume on Crime and Violence

Jun 15, 2003
The Latin American Program is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication, "Crime and Violence in Latin America: Citizen Security, Democracy, and the State."

The International Business of the U.S. Mint

Jun 12, 2003
In this Director's Forum, The Honorable Henrietta Holsman Fore, 37th director of the United States Mint, spoke about the Mint’s history, its goals and objectives, and its expanding international business as it moves forward into the 21st century.

Arms Control Expert Discusses Her Research

Jun 11, 2003
Centerpoint spoke with Avis Bohlen, a recent Wilson Center public policy scholar who had spent some 25 years working on arms control and European security issues for the U.S. government.

Point of View

Jun 11, 2003
Although the Fellowships program places an emphasis on policy relevance, Scholar Selection and Services Director Rosemary Lyon clarifies that the program does not exclude historians.

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.