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The President's Big Middle East Speech

May 11, 2011
As President Obama contemplates giving a major address on the Arab world and Middle East, he shouldn't get carried away. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller cautions that the president's rhetoric shouldn't exceed the United States' capacity to act.

NPIHP Announces Summer 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

May 11, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.
Don Wolfensberger

Congress, the Budget, and Us

May 05, 2011
In the recent contretemps over funding the federal government this year, the Wilson Center found itself in the same position as scores of other government departments and agencies in our neighborhood. Congress Project Don Wolfensberger shares his perspective.

<i>Dialogue</i> TV on Integrating Development, Population, Health, and the Environment

May 05, 2011
John Milewski interviews Geoff Dabelko, director of ECSP, Roger-Mark De Souza, vice president for research and director of the Climate Program for Population Action International, and George Strunden, vice president of Africa programs for the Jane Goodall Institute

Fellow Explores World War II as the Good Occupation

May 05, 2011
A war full of atrocities, World War II over time has become enshrined in American public memory as "the good war" followed by "good occupations." Wilson Center Fellow explores this view and compares it with ideas about occupation in modern-day Iraq.