When European Commission President José Manuel Barroso visited Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in mid-January, he might as well have sounded the starting gun in the final sprint to secure Caspian natural gas for European consumers, writes Alexandros Petersen, adviser to the Wilson Center's European Energy Security Initiative.
The Wilson Center's new European Energy Security Initiative will host seminars and fellows to delve into issues critical to Europe's energy dynamics which, in turn, affect the economic and security policies of many parts of the globe.
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce its first document reader, produced in collaboration with the Cold War International History Project and entitled The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987.
On January 31, the Wilson Center and The George Washington University will screen "Nuremberg: Its Lessons for Today." The film, a historic, powerful documentary, was made shortly after World War II for the U.S. War Department and the U.S. military government in Berlin but until recently was not shown in the United States.
The program will provide Korean students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program the opportunity to spend between three to six months at the Center conducting advanced research on an important public policy issue or a topic in international history.
Making sure markets are open, fair, and transparent is a key tenet of the Obama administration's global energy security agenda. At a January 11 Director's Forum, State Department special envoy David Goldwyn outlined the United States' plan for energy security policy.
An article carried in Korea's Donga Daily highlights new findings from a recently published NKIDP book, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969 from the History and Public Policy Program Critical Oral History Conference Series.
CWIHP Director, Christian F. Ostermann has been appointed as a member to the Department of Interior's Cold War Advisory CommitteeJan 02, 2011
Christian F. Ostermann, director of the Center's History & Public Policy Program and Cold War International History Project, has been appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar as a member to the Department's Cold War Advisory Committee.
New NKIDP publication: "Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, 1968-1969: A Critical Oral History"Jan 01, 2011
NKIDP is pleased to announce its latest publication entitled, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969, from the History and Public Policy Program's Critical Oral History Conference Book Series.
NPIHP is pleased to announce a new research initiative by one of our partners, Ilaria Poggiolini , a scholar at the University of Pavia.