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Influenza Outbreak in the Americas

May 05, 2009
International efforts to contain the H1N1 influenza are commendable, said experts at an event sponsored by the Mexico Institute and the Global Health Initiative. However, the panel warned that the upcoming flu season in the Southern Hemisphere could bring a second, perhaps more dangerous, round of infections.

Fellow Researches Immigration-Crime Link

May 04, 2009
Do immigrants commit more crime? Wilson Center Fellow H. Richard Friman is comparing how politics have shaped immigration and crime control policies over the last century in the United States, Germany, and Japan.

Obama's AF-PAK Strategy: The Change and the Continuing Challenge

May 04, 2009
Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Riaz Khan discusses the Obama administration's Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy.

Pakistan: Politics and People

May 04, 2009
Pakistan's efforts to modernize are threatened by a dramatic rise in extremist activities as terrorist groups find refuge in the mountains. A series of experts weigh in on the nation's political and security issues.