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Respect: Nourishing Goodness in Education

Apr 08, 2010
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is an American sociologist who has devoted her life to advocating a more socially conscious view of education. At a Wilson Center event on March 25, part of the Taube Discussion Series in American Values, Lawrence-Lightfoot redefined the term "respect" and explained how it could become the foundation of productive relationships between educators and students, and among people more generally.

Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration: Tactics and Strategy

Apr 08, 2010
Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism for the U.S. State Department, outlined the Obama administration's two-pronged counterterrorism strategy at an April 2 discussion co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's International Security Studies and Middle East Program, and Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.