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Wilson Center Convenes Broad Bipartisan Coalition Crafting New Global Engagement Organization

Dec 09, 2010
On Monday, December 13, the Wilson Center will convene a large, bipartisan coalition that is drafting a business plan for a new independent organization for public diplomacy and strategic communications. The effort is part of the Center's Strengthening America's Global Engagement (SAGE), Initiative launched in September to act on the recommendation of more than a dozen major studies conducted since 9/11 to form such an organization. The business plan will determine in detail the mission, structure, programs, target markets, and budget of the organization.

Fellow Explores History of Political Economy, Fairness in America

Dec 09, 2010
Wilson Center Fellow David Freund is writing a book on the role federal policy played in shaping the economy from the 1930s – 1970s. The book will delve into mythical narratives about wealth and inequality in America.

Financial Follies and the Future

Dec 06, 2010
Several recent Wilson Center events looked at the aftermath of the global financial crisis and debates over how to prevent another economic debacle.

The Leadership Project Continues its Collaborative Capacity-Building Workshops with a Refocus on Local Leadership

Dec 06, 2010
From November 7-12, 2010 the Leadership Project conducted its third workshop in Liberia as part of its collaborative leadership capacity-building initiative with UNDP.

NKIDP Senior Advisor Mitchell Lerner is published in History News Network

Dec 06, 2010
on the value of the recent Wikileaks release of confidential embassy cables for our understanding of North Korea.