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Bloodshed and Resilience in Mexico

Oct 30, 2014
In Mexico, what was once a national security threat has become a local public security problem, but there is not much of an infrastructure in many parts of the country to deal with it, writes Andrew Selee.

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Teaching Cold War History

Aug 29, 2003
In this September cover story from Centerpoint, the Center's Cold War International History Project and George Washington University team up with high school teachers to develop an innovative website to make the Cold War come alive for students. CWIHP held its second summer institute for teachers in August to allow teachers to beta test the site, still in development, and discuss future site content, teaching strategies, and the latest in Cold War research.

Point of View

Aug 29, 2003
CWIHP's Nancy Meyers discusses the strategy behind developing a new Cold War history website specifically for educators and students.

Preserving Cold War History through Dialogue

Aug 19, 2003
Centerpoint talks with Keith Allen, a historian and author, who spent the summer at the Wilson Center helping the Cold War International History Project plan a conference on Cold War commemoration, that will take place in September.

Should Global Poverty Be Considered a U.S. National Security Issue?

Aug 08, 2003
Noted analysts Vincent Ferraro, Carol Lancaster, Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Jeffrey D. Sachs, and John Sewell answer the question in commentaries for the Environmental Change and Security Project's ECSP Report. The next issue of ECSP Report will be released in October.

Succeeding in Iraq

Aug 04, 2003
The U.S. is now engaged in the difficult and complex task of winning the peace in Iraq. In this commentary, former Indiana Congressman and Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton outlines areas where the U.S. should focus its efforts, and appeal for international cooperation.

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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.