"If there is one group in the Middle East that has managed to bloody ISIS seriously, it has been the Syrian Kurds. Therefore, ISIS has an incentive in hurting the Kurds wherever they are, whether it is in Turkey or in Syria," says Henri Barkey in this interview on CNN.
When a country moves from conflict to peace, the transitional period includes a desire for justice that can take many forms. Arnaud Kurze’s research project explores the creation of “alternative transitional justice spaces” in post-conflict contexts, particularly concentrating on the role of art and the impact of social movements to address human rights abuses. Drawing on the former Yugoslavia, post-Mubarak Egypt and post-authoritarian Tunisia, he scrutinizes the work of contemporary youth activists and artists to deal with the past and foster sociopolitical change. In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with Kurze about his findings
Wilson Center Fellow Meg Lundsager shares perspective on the global repercussions of the Greek debt drama, including the role of the IMF and lightening Greece's debt burden.
Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow and former International Monetary Fund executive, Meg Lundsager, explains Greece’s default and its implications for Europe.
Former IMF executive and current Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Meg Lundsager discusses the status of proposed IMF reforms with Wilson Center NOW host, John Milewski.
In this interview, Global Fellow Michael Geary provides analysis on the surprisingly big win for David Cameron and his party. He discusses the outcome and implications for Scotland and the European Union.
On this edition of REWIND Estonia's President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, joins us for a discussion on the state of Estonia’s cybersecurity, privacy, and the digital economy.
The Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program recently launched its new Swiss Fellowship Program in partnership with the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich. To commemorate the occasion, an expert panel convened to discuss European security challenges and the priorities of the Swiss Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.
In this feature length edition of Wilson Center NOW, newly elected Member of Parliament, Mustafa Nayyem, shares his thoughts on the state of democracy in Ukraine, the ongoing conflict with Russia, and his transition from journalism to politics. Nayyem is the 2014 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award.
In this Context interview, Pavol Demes, an internationally recognized NGO leader, a former government official, and also an author and photographer, spoke about about the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the current state of democracy in Slovakia, as well as about concerns over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.