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Presidential Science Advisors Push for a Swift Appointment From Obama

Dec 05, 2008
Science, technology and innovation are keys to addressing a host of challenges our nation will face in the coming years. Former presidential science advisors address this in an article calling for the president-elect to appoint his advisor quickly.

Making a Critical Connection: Science Advice and the Next President

Dec 04, 2008
Former presidential advisors highlight the need for a swift appointment of the next presidential science and technology advisor.

Fellow Explores How Islamic Feminism Promotes Human Rights and Democracy

Dec 04, 2008
"Gender equality and social justice are core ideals of Islamic feminism," says Wilson Center Fellow Margot Badran, who is writing a book on how Islamic feminism contributes to the promotion of human rights.

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Dec 03, 2008
Arid yet dependent upon agriculture, Pakistan is experiencing a potentially devastating water crisis. An expert panel assembled by the Wilson Center's Asia Program presented the different facets of the crisis, from scarcity to sanitation to inefficient usage, and examined possible responses.