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One More Last Chance

Is John Kerry quietly on the cusp of a Israel-Palestine peace talks breakthrough? Aaron Miller writes that while the odds of success are long, there is reason to believe.

Can Rouhani Resolve Iran’s Economic Conundrum?

After taking over the presidential office in early August, President-elect Hassan Rouhani will face a long host of economic challenges. He has made the economy—especially tackling unemployment—his highest priority, but it is clear that the process of reversing the negative trends of the past few years will be a medium-term process. This brief will discuss the challenges as well as the approaches of the emerging Rouhani government in the field of economy.

The Iran Primer Blog: Contributions from Current and Former Wilson Center Experts

Below are pieces from current and former Wilson Center experts available on the Iran Primer blog website at http://iranprimer.usip.org/blog.

With Claims of Chemical Warfare in Syria, Have We Reached a Tipping Point?

Jane Harman joins a panel on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the U.S. position on Syria in the context of reports of chemical weapons use and the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War.

Jane Harman on the Violence in Gaza and the Immigration Crisis

Director Jane Harman discusses the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians and the immigration crisis on CBS News' Talk of the Nation with Gerald Seib, Danielle Pletka, and Nia-Malika Henderson.

Nabeel Rajab awarded the Advocacy Award from Index on Censorship

Former Wilson Center Public Policy Ion Ratiu Scholar Nabeel Rajab wins the Advocacy Award from Index on Censorship

Political Transition in Afghanistan: The State, Islam, and Civil Society

With the adoption of a new constitution in January 2004 and elections slated for September 2004, Afghanistan stands at a critical turning point in its political development. This Special Report examines the challenges facing Afghanistan in its quest for democracy and stability.

Wilson Forum - The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes

James Zogby and guests highlight recent polling of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran and delves into that nation’s declining popularity among citizens around the Middle East.

Morocco: The Mountain and the Desert

An exhibition at the Wilson Center from October 23 - November 21, 2003 of 22 color photographs by photojournalist Mary Cross, selected from her book, Morocco: Sahara to the Sea, Abbeyville Press, 1995.

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