Speech by His Excellency Atiku Abubakar on Democracy in Nigeria

Jul 07, 2011
On May 2nd, 2005, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of Nigeria spoke on progress building democracy in Nigeria. He discussed recent developments in the fight against corruption, the introduction of electoral democracy, improving democratic and human rights practices, and the future of U.S-Nigeria Relations. more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 117-150

Jul 07, 2011
Environmental Management and Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities in China's Mobile Phone and Telecommunication Industries By Jacob Park Feature Box: Strategies for Decreasing the Carbon Footprint of Chinese Companies and Meeting Global Sustainability Challenges By David Hathaway Yours, Mine, Whose Water? Evolving Water and Property Rights in China By Sonja Schiller Spotlight on NGO Activism: Redefining the GMO Debate in China: Greenpeace China By Lorena Luo Turning a Double Exposure into a Double Dividend: Black Carbon From Indoor Air Pollution in Rural Yunnan By Jill Baumgartener & Nina Trautmann Chaopricha Feature Box: Digging Behind the Scenes: China Environmental Health Project Research Brief Series By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: China Environment Forum Report: Sowing the Seeds Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Food Safety By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Risk Management: Lessons Learned From the Snow Crisis in China By Guizhen He, Yonglong Lu, & Lei Zhang more

South Africa and the United States: A Post-Election Prognosis

Jul 07, 2011
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Ambassador Johnnie Carson discussed the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to South Africa and spoke of the administration’s desire to build upon existing areas of cooperation. Carson described South Africa as the economic locomotive crucial to Africa’s long-term growth and stability. He praised the country’s commitment to democracy and rule of law, noting that South Africa’s record of success serves as a powerful example to other African governments. Carson emphasized the importance of economic partnership as being at the heart of US-South African relations. more

New Ripples and Responses to China's Water Woes

Jul 07, 2011
An article written by Dr. Jennifer Turner, published in Volume 6, Issue 25 of the Jamestown Foundation's China Brief. more

Aguinis, Marcos. El atroz encanto de ser Argentinos. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003

Jul 07, 2011
Este libro responde a una contradicción: ¿Cómo puede ser atroz un encanto? Y es que ser argentino es una empresa cada vez más difícil. Atravesamos momentos duros, y siempre los hemos superado. El nuevo milenio nos encuentra con las esperanzas debilitadas, y nuestra sensación de incertidumbre ante el futuro está en su punto más alto. Sin embargo, no dejamos de sentir orgullo por haber nacido en esta tierra. En estas páginas, la condición contradictoria del ser argentino es abordada con maestría por Marcos Aguinis. Nos cautiva con su inteligencia al describir las razones por las que debemos apostar por la esperanza. Analiza los defectos que arrastramos de generación en generación, desnuda a los corruptos, denuncia el fascismo, el doble discurso y la queja estéril. La lectura de este libro brillante y emotivo invita a hacer el esfuerzo, porque Aguinis nos demuestra que vale la pena. Para que nunca dejemos de estar orgullosos de ser argentinos. more



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.