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Mexico Institute in the News: What Mexico's presidential election means for U.S.

May 25, 2012
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson discusses what the Mexican presidential election might mean for the U.S.-Mexico relationship, and how it is unlikely to change radically.
Jane Harman in Egypt

Statement by Congressman David Dreier and Jane Harman on Egyptian Presidential Elections

May 25, 2012
Wilson Center President Jane Harman spent a week in Egypt to witness the country’s first free presidential election and to meet political, religious and social leaders. As ballots closed, Harman and US Representative David Dreier released a joint statement on the historic event. “It was an inspiration to see the palpable excitement of Egyptians from all walks of life lining up to cast their ballots to choose their President."

Summer Teaching Institute on Modern Korean History

May 25, 2012
The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Modern Korean History Summer Teaching Institute from July 23 through July 26, 2012, for 10 to 15 high school educators.

Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 24, 2012
Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace played a major role in ending the nation’s 14-year civil war in 2003 and helped bring to power Liberia’s first female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Olubanke King-Akerele, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Johnson Sirleaf discusses her new book, her country and the special role that women play there.

Former CWIHP Fellow Publishes New Book on the Sino-Soviet Split

May 24, 2012
Former CWIHP Fellow Jordan Baev publishes new book on the Eastern European perspective of the Sino-Soviet split.