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Representative Jane Harman (D-Calif.) to Lead the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Feb 08, 2011
The Wilson Center appointed The Honorable Jane Harman (D-Calif.) as its new president, CEO, and director. "I am passionate about public policy," said Harman at a February 8 press conference at the Center. Leading this institution "is a challenge I could not resist."

New From the CWIHP Book Series: <i>Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War</i>

Feb 03, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Book Series: Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War by Elena Agarossi and Victor Zaslavsky.

Fellow Probes Pipeline Project Woes in Chad

Feb 02, 2011
When the massive oil pipeline project began in Chad, social protections were supposed to be part of the deal. Instead, in this poor African nation, hundreds of thousands of people were uprooted, losing their land and livelihoods. Wilson Center Fellow Lori Leonard explores some of the shortcomings of what is one of Africa's largest public-private development projects.