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Michael Kugelman's Op-Ed in Pakistan's <i>Dawn</i> Newspaper

Sep 17, 2009
In a September 17 op-ed in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, program associate Michael Kugelman argues that foreign land acquisitions in Pakistan could exacerbate already-grave resource shortages and trigger political strife.

Two Special Director's Forums at the Wilson Center

Sep 17, 2009
On Tuesday, September 22, Michael Leigh, Director-General for Enlargement of the European Commission, will speak about EU enlargement. On Friday, September 25, His Excellency, Klaus Tschütscher, Prime Minister of the Principality of Leichtenstein, will speak about transparency, trust, and credibility in a changing global financial order. Both events are open to the public.

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Sep 15, 2009
SEPTEMBER 2009--Pakistan, already plagued by widespread water shortages, is expected to become water-scarce by 2035--though some experts project this may happen as soon as 2020, if not earlier. This new publication examines Pakistan's water pressures, focusing on both rural and urban angles, and suggests ways forward.

Mexico Institute Re-Launches M&#233;rida Initiative Portal, a Public Resource on U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

Sep 15, 2009
The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the re-launch of its Mérida Initiative web portal (www.wilsoncenter.org/merida), a resource for researchers, journalists, policymakers, and the general public on the most significant bi-national security cooperation program ever undertaken between Mexico and the United States.