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Housing Policies in the U.S. and Korea: Balancing Affordability with Financial Viability

The Wilson Center is organizing this seminar in collaboration with the Land and Housing Institute (LHI), Korea Land and Housing Corporation, based in Seoul, Korea, as a part of a comprehensive study and exchange of affordable housing policies in the U.S. to inform Korean policies and programs. A panel of experts will examine best practices as well as limitations found in U.S. housing policies and will highlight patterns in programming.

AUMF: Reasserting the Role of Congress

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The law that authorized U.S. forces to act against terrorists after 9/11 is once again up for debate. The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) is seen by many as no longer applicable to a conflict that has moved beyond those responsible for 9/11. The enemy and the nature of the conflict have changed: is it time for the U.S. to revise or repeal the AUMF?

Transforming Earthquake Detection and Science through Citizen Seismology

Authors: Jason C. Young, David J. Wald, Paul S. Earle, and Lea A. Shanley

Study Director: Lea Shanley. Editors: Aaron Lovell and Zach Bastian. On behalf of the Commons Lab within Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center, with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Earth Observation Satellite Data-Sharing: Policies and Partnerships

When: Monday, July 15, 2013, 12 PM to 2 PM

Where: Carnegie Endowment for Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC -- Root Room, Second Floor

Minor drug busts at border checkpoint breaking Texas county’s budget

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Cybersecurity in Your Neighborhood: Why Public-Private Partnerships Matter

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The nation’s critical infrastructure is at risk. Communications systems, electrical power, transportation, even water supplies, face both physical and digital threats.

Cities without Suburbs

On this episode of Dialogue at the Wilson Center we turn our attention to the newest edition of a book that looks at the intersection of cities and their suburbs and suggests that the solutions to many urban problems may be found there. Our guests are David Rusk, a former mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico  and the author of the book, “Cities without Suburbs.”  Also Blair Ruble, Director of the Wilson Center’s Global Sustainability and Resilience Program.

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