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Work Nears Completion on Working Group Book

Apr 30, 2008
The capstone publication of the Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States, tentatively titled Talking Through Transitions: Strengthening Leaders' Capacities for State-Building is nearing completion.

Chicago Public Radio's Worldview Presents Weeklong Series on Environment and Conflict

Apr 28, 2008
APRIL 2008—"Environmental War and Peace" Features Interview With ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko

Pakistan's Economic Mess—and Washington's Opportunity

Apr 25, 2008
In recent weeks, food inflation has spread across the globe. However, according to Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman in an April 25 commentary, Pakistani consumers have faced high food costs for months. Increasing food prices, general inflation, and energy shortages have triggered an economic crisis in Pakistan that "threatens to reverse the gains" of last February's elections. Yet the United States, Mr. Kugelman argues, can take steps to help ease Pakistan's economic strife.

Inside China's Cold War

Apr 24, 2008
The Cold War International History Project just released the CWIHP Bulletin No. 16 - Inside China's Cold War. Bulletin 16 includes documentary evidence on China's cold war from the archives in Beijing, as well as documents on Albania, the Soviet Union, the US, North Korea, and the Middle East. You may download your copy here.

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