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Video: CEF Director Jennifer Turner on Asian Water Security at Brookings

On January 24, CEF Director Jennifer Turner spoke at a discussion hosted by the Asia Society and Brookings Institute on the water security challenges facing Asian nations, with a particular focus on China and India. Discussants also highlighted how water security challenges interact with those involving energy and food security, disrupting economies, governments and environments and imposing further hardships on the poor.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner to Speak at Asia Society and Brookings on Asian Water Security

CEF is proud to announce that our Director, Dr. Jennifer Turner will be speaking at an event on Thursday, January 24, 2013 held by Asia Society and the Brookings Institution entitled Water: Asia’s New Battleground. Dr. Turner will be joining Brahma Chellaney, professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, to discuss the water security challenges facing Asian nations, with a particular focus on China and India.

Tapping the Potential of Displaced Youth in Urban Settings

“When young people claim their right to education and health – including sexual and reproductive health – they increase their opportunities to become a powerful force for economic development and positive change,” said Nicole Gaertner, of UN Refugee Agency and the U.S. Department of State, quoting Secretary of State Hilary Clinton at the Wilson Center on December 13.

Beyond India: The Utility of Sino-Pakistani Relations in Chinese Foreign Policy, 1962-1965

In CWIHP Working Paper 64, "Beyond India: The Utility of Sino-Pakistani Relations in Chinese Foreign Policy, 1962-1965," Christopher Tang argues that the Sino-Pakistani relationship must be viewed within the larger context of China’s foreign policy.

The Quarterly Report: India’s Feckless Elite & Surveying the World of Ideas

On an encore broadcast of Dialogue at the Wilson Center we take a look at the newest edition of the Wilson Quarterly with the help of its editor, Steve Lagerfeld.  Also joining us is a contributor to the current issue, Sadanand Dhume. Sadanand is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and has written a piece on leadership failures in India, titled, India’s Feckless Elite

Live Broadcast of NPR's Talk of the Nation

Obama's Foreign Policy: Opportunity and Risk

Earlier this year, President Obama was caught on camera telling then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that a second term would give him more flexibility to negotiate on missile defense. If true, where else does this flexibility reach, how would he use it and where should he start?

David Ignatius, Associate Editor and columnist, The Washington Post
Robert Kagan, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Deborah Amos, Foreign Correspondent, NPR

Declassified 1964 National Intelligence Estimate Predicts India’s Bomb But Not Israel’s

 
  • New Release Reports Country-by-Country Nuclear Capabilities,

  • Fresh Data on Global Proliferation Trends in Mid-1960s

  • Finds “Better than Even” Chance India Will Soon Build a Bomb; But Mistakenly Concludes Israeli Leaders “Probably Have Not Yet Decided”

  • NIE’s Findings Add to Debate about How One State’s Acquisition of Nuclear Capability Could Affect Decisions by Regional Rivals

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