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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

Combating Barriers and Expanding Opportunities for Women in Public Service in India

Indira Jaising is an eminent Supreme Court lawyer and the first woman Assistant Solicitor General of India. She served as a member of the UN's Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Jaising, who became the first woman to be designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court of Bombay in 1986, has fought several landmark cases focusing on human rights and protection of rights of women. The President of India awarded her the Padma Shree in 2005 for her public service.

Green Urbanization in Asia