Is China's ever-growing presence a real threat or simply a perceived one? That was one of a number of thought-provoking questions addressed In the first panel discussion of a half day conference, "Assessing Threats Facing the U.S.-Korea Alliance."
In this Context interview, Rob Huebert, associate professor in Political Science at the University of Calgary, spoke on the jurisdictional questions surrounding the earth’s northern pole.
In this Context interview, AKi Tonami, researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, discussed the prospects for protecting the environment and creating sustainable development as more and more countries turn their attention to the North Pole.
In this Context interview, an international panel of experts described why one of the world's coldest environments has become a hot topic.
On June 17, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a private luncheon discussion to discuss why the price of maintaining peace must include the ability to join in collective self-defense operations. This was an opportunity for some of Washington’s top Japan analysts and scholars to exchange views with Japan’s leading authority on the legalities of collective self-defense.
Defying Taliban threats, Afghans headed back to the polls to choose the successor of President Hamid Karzai. Michael Kugelman talks about the formidable challenges that await whoever wins this close-fought election in an interview by DW.
Pakistan has launched a military offensive in North Waziristan, ground zero for militancy in that country. Michael Kugelman raises four questions that underscore how conditions in Pakistan may be stacked against success.
Pakistan is South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country. In barely 10 years, nearly 50 percent of its 180 million people will live in cities (a third do today). This new publication discusses the drivers of Pakistan’s urbanization, and examines the country’s major urban challenges.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), today announced the appointment of Dr. Fouzia Saeed as the Wilson Center's new Pakistan Scholar.
Urban militancy is rising in Pakistan--and the troop drawdown in Afghanistan will likely make Pakistani cities even more violent, argues Michael Kugelman in his latest article for Foreign Policy.