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Cold War International History Project Senior Research Scholar Bernd Schaefer interviewed by <i>DailyNK</i>

Jun 02, 2011
Bernd Schaefer discussed the links between the North Korean security service and the East German Stasi in the 1980s, particularly in preparations for the Pyongyang World Festival of Youth and Students in 1989.

Who Said 'Leaderless Jihad'?

Jun 01, 2011
In the years after 9/11, intelligence communities spoke of jihadism practiced by isolated, disorganized, and homegrown terrorist cells. But now, a month after U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden, the facts coming from Abbottabad seem to refute this narrative, writes Public Policy Scholar Fernando Reinares.

Deputy Director, Douglas Spelman Participates in Discussion on the VOA (Chinese) Program, "Pro and Con."

Jun 01, 2011
What will be the impact of the China issue on the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election? Will China become a Superpower? Deputy Director Douglas Spelman addresses these questions on a May 27, 2011 segment on VOA Chinese. Watch the discussion here! (In Chinese).

Matt Nelson publishes new book

May 26, 2011
Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson has just published In the Shadow of Shari'ah: Islam, Islamic Law, and Democracy in Pakistan through Columbia University Press. For more info, click here.