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Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

Jun 30, 2015
There is no doubt concerning the potential of Latin America’s vast energy resources. What is in doubt is whether the infrastructure and policies needed to maximize that potential within individual countries can be achieved. What are the prospects and what are the issues that must be addressed in order to move forward in a manner that is good for both the economies and environmental health of the region? That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - The Peace Process in Colombia with the ELN: The Role of Mexico

Mar 31, 2006
The Mexican facilitator in the ELN peace talks, Ambassador Andrés Valencia, spoke at an off-the-record session at the Woodrow Wilson Center on June 21, 2005. The document that follows was authorized and cleared by Mexican authorities; it constitutes Ambassador Valencia's first-hand account of the attempt to arrange a meeting on Mexican soil between ELN military leaders and the Mexican facilitating team, an attempt that, after many months, ended in failure.

Conference: Greek-Turkish-US Cross Investing Partnership Opportunities

Mar 31, 2006
Did you know that the relations between Turkey and Greece have been redefined over the last few years and partnership activities are on the rise? No? Then continue reading on. Greek-Turkish trade has quadrupled in five years and now stands at 1.75 billion USD annually. Organized by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York, the International Chamber of Commerce - Hellas and Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey

Mar 29, 2006
Author James Reston, Jr. will discuss his new book Fragile Innocence at the Wilson Center on Friday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.. Water Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University and Wilson Center Senior Scholar will serve as commentator. RSVP for this event.

Next Steps in the Middle East: Egyptian, Israeli, and Palestinian Perspectives

Mar 29, 2006
Following the Hamas victory in Gaza and in advance of the March 28 Israeli elections, the Wilson Center hosted a Director's Forum to gauge Israeli, Palestinian, and Egyptian views on future prospects. The Israeli and Egyptian ambassadors, and the head of the PLO Mission, to the United States engaged in a spirited debate over opportunities for peace.

The Cost of Energy Dependence

Mar 23, 2006
President Bush has called the United States "addicted to oil." Former congressman Lee Hamilton lays out just how much this addiction costs the American people.

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.