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Japan Faces Worst Crisis in Postwar Era

Mar 15, 2011
As the death toll rises and the nuclear crisis unfolds, both caused by the tsunami and earthquake of epic scale, Japan is facing the worst crisis since World War II. Wilson Center Japan Scholar Nobuo Fukuda analyzes the disaster's impact.

Robin Wright to Publish <i>Rock the Casbah: Rage and Revolution Across the Islamic World</i>

Mar 14, 2011
USIP-Woodrow Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright will publish her next book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Revolution Across the Islamic World, with Simon & Schuster on July 12. The volume will span the many political, social, cultural, young, grassroots, and female forces changing the Islamic world when protests erupted across the Middle East.

Citizen Security in the Americas: An Analysis of Trends and Public Policies

Mar 11, 2011
The Latin American Program is pleased to release a reference guide to papers related to its work on citizen security.

Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission:"China's Narratives Regarding National Security Policy"

Mar 10, 2011
The Chinese narrative emerges most clearly from Chinese-language publications on the great powers, including the United States, and on challenges in East Asia, notably in 2010 those related to North Korean belligerence and to regionalism involving Northeast and Southeast Asia. Wilson Center Fellow Gilbert Rozman testifies that this narrative is part of an orchestrated, top-down expression of Chinese national identity. There are divergent views, but not direct contradictions.

Mexican President Felipe Calder&#243;n Addresses North American Economy, Migration, Organized Crime in Public Forum

Mar 08, 2011
Enhanced economic integration is needed to make North America more competitive against other world trading blocs, Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa said at a March 3 public forum co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Council of the Americas. In his prepared remarks, Calderón stressed the deep economic interdependence that exists between the United States and Mexico and noted that one million U.S. families are employed by Mexican-owned companies.