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Is the U.S. Still the “Indispensable Nation?”: A Conversation With Madeleine Albright

May 28, 2015
Madeleine Albright served as US Secretary of State (1997-2001) and also was a Wilson Center Scholar in 1981-82. She returned to the Center to take part in an alumni event, joining Wilson Director, President, and CEO, Jane Harman for a discussion of America’s historic and evolving role in world affairs.

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Wilson Center To Study Future Of U.S.-Turkey Relations

Jun 13, 2005
The Woodrow Wilson Center Southeast Europe Project will undertake a major research project, led by Senior Scholar Ian O. Lesser, on "Re-Shaping the U.S.-Turkish Strategic Relationship," to identify key problems in U.S.-Turkey relations, determine whether a renewed strategic relationship is of interest to the U.S. and Turkey, and offer policy recommendations to repair, revive, and rebuild bilateral ties between the two allies.

Cyprus backs Turkey's EU bid

Jun 13, 2005
By Stefan NicolaUNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL

Who Can Govern Kosovo?

Jun 09, 2005
The vitriolic debates over the Standards before Status policy have overshadowed the urgent need for good governance in Kosovo. Putting aside the question of 'who will govern' for the moment, a panel of experts recently convened to consider who can govern Kosovo by assessing the local conditions and political will to govern Kosovo responsibly, effectively and legitimately.

A Power for Environmental Stewardship

Jun 08, 2005
In this recent speech at the Wilson Center, Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton describes her agency's conservation efforts. At the heart of her agency's mission is the belief that for conservation to be successful, the government must involve the people who live and work on the land.

Letter From Iran: Environment, Peace, and the Dialogue Among Civilizations and Cultures

Jun 08, 2005
JUNE 2005--ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko traveled to Tehran to present his paper "From Threat to Opportunity: Exploiting Environmental Pathways to Peace" at a historic conference chaired by Iran's first female vice president and environment head Massoumeh Ebtekar, one of the highest-ranking women in the Muslim world today.

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.