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Will Beijing's Car Ban Clear the Air? Predictions Are Hazy

Jul 23, 2008
The Chinese capital is taking half its cars off the road, but coal-burning could sully its efforts. The China Environment Forum reports on the impacts of the country's automotive use.

Consumption and Social Change in a Post-Soviet Middle Class

Jul 23, 2008
New Book Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press Examines Changes in Middle-Class Identity Formation in Russia

CEF Acts as Supporting Organization to Hong Kong Conference

Jul 22, 2008
JULY 2008 - Building Green Partnership for Sustainable Development

A New Strategy for a New World

Jul 18, 2008
In a recent Director's Forum, Senator Barack Obama addressed Wilson Center staff, scholars, and guests with a major speech on Iraq and national security titled "A New Strategy for a New World." Video and text of the speech are available here.

U.S. Senate Passes PEPFAR Reauthorization Bill

Jul 17, 2008
July 2008 – U.S. Senate approves extension of the President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to a budget of $48 billion over the next five years.