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New Report Offers Bold Challenge and Opportunity for Next U.S. President

Aug 22, 2008
A new report by the Forum on Privatization and Partnerships recommends more public-private partnerships in government, following the example of programs like the Army's Residential Communities Initiative.

Skillful Means: The Challenges of China's Encounter with Factory Farming

Aug 20, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Referencing CEF's work on the subject, Brighter Green releases its findings on CAFOs in China

Nicholas Burns Transitions from Diplomacy to Academia at the Wilson Center

Aug 19, 2008
Public Policy Scholar Nicholas Burns finished his tenure at the Wilson Center in mid-August, concluding three months of research on the future of American foreign policy. Before coming to the Center, Burns was undersecretary of state for political affairs, the State Department's third-highest position.

Scholar Assesses U.S. Security Beyond Iraq

Aug 19, 2008
New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger is writing a security primer for the next president. The book, to be published just before inauguration, examines security hot spots in addition to, and as a result of, the war in Iraq.

Discovering Russia: Buriatiia Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Aug 15, 2008
Buriatiia: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.