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Canada Experts Discuss Obama's First Foreign Visit

Feb 19, 2009
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute held a briefing for White House correspondents in advance of President Obama's first foreign visit to Canada on February 19. Public Policy Scholar Jodi White, Canada Institute Director David Biette and Canada Institute Advisory Board member Paul Frazer fielded questions on the topics to be discussed in Ottawa as well as the state of this important bi-lateral relationship.

Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award for 2009

Feb 19, 2009
WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is welcoming nominations for the 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award.

CEF Meeting Featured on EarthNews

Feb 13, 2009
FEBRUARY 2009 - CEF meeting on climate change in the Himalayas featured on EarthNews

Howard Wolpe Talks Peacebuilding at Brandeis University

Feb 13, 2009
On a recent visit to Brandeis University and Tufts University's Fletcher School, Howard Wolpe, Director of the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, presented his peacebuilding methodology and theory to two graduate level conflict prevention classes.

More Troops Alone Won't Help Afghanistan

Feb 12, 2009
On his second day in office, President Barack Obama appointed Ambassador Holbrooke as his special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a decision to send about thirty thousand more troops to Afghanistan appears imminent. The question arises whether this increase would help stabilize Afghanistan, and if not, what else is required?