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"They Tried to Break My Spirit"

Oct 07, 2009
Middle East Program Director Haleh Esfandiari chronicles her interrogation and incarceration in Iran, including 105 days in solitary confinement at Evin Prison, in My Prison, My Home. The new book is set against the backdrop of fond memories of her Iranian upbringing, with insights into the current troubled political climate.

The U.S. and Global Environmental Governance: From Laggard to Leader?

Oct 06, 2009
After organizing a major international conference in Switzerland this past summer on global environmental governance, Wilson Center Fellow Maria Ivanova is exploring the U.S. role in environmental affairs. She says U.S. leadership is needed to inspire collective action on global environmental concerns.

Wilson Center Fellow Devin Fergus to Discuss New Book on Black Nationalism and Liberalism

Oct 06, 2009
Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980 will be featured in a panel discussion and community celebration October 25 in Durham, N.C.