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Canada Institute's Beyond the Border Initiative

Dec 14, 2011
The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute has launched a major initiative to measure the progress of the “Beyond the Border” agreement unveiled by President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
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Perspectives on the Arab Spring: What It Means and Where It's Headed

Dec 14, 2011
The wave of unrest sparked by the Tunisian "Burning Man" has toppled regimes and created momentum for change that may not stop until the geopolitical landscape of the entire region is transformed. With one year in the history books, we turned to a panel of regional experts to gain their perspectives on the larger meaning of the events of the past year.

Fall of the Soviet Union, Part II: Russia Today and the Ghost of Empires Past

Dec 12, 2011
In part two, the panel of experts assess Russia's progress during the 20 years since the end of the Soviet Union and it's current situation.

FAPESP CEO Ricardo Brentani dies at age 74

Dec 10, 2011
Ricardo Renzo Brentani, president of FAPESP’s Board of Director, died Tuesday, November 29 following a heart attack.

Encouraging Entrepreneurship, Encouraging Growth

Dec 08, 2011
Amy Wilkinson delivers the keynote address at the Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors conference "Small Business and Entrepreneurship During an Economic Recovery."