Security and Defense News

Syrian President Defies Global Pressure to Resign

Aug 19, 2011
Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman appears on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to discuss the security threats posed by Syria and the importance of a united global front when pressuring President Assad to resign.

Americans in Pakistan

Aug 17, 2011
Program associate Michael Kugelman's latest op-ed laments how well-meaning Americans working in Pakistan are so often branded as CIA agents.

CWIHP welcomes new Public Policy Scholar Shen Zhihua

Jul 18, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to welcome Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Shen Zhihua. His project is entitled "Uncertain Partners: A History of Sino-DPRK Relations, 1949-1992."

Former CWIHP Director Quoted in The Washington Post

Jul 18, 2011
Former CWIHP Director and George Washington University Associate Professor of History and International Affairs James G. Hershberg was quoted in The Washington Post's "The Fact Checker" column.

NPIHP Partner IDSA Launches New Website

Jun 09, 2011
NPIHP is pleased to announce the launch of the New Delhi-based Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses' (IDSA's) dedicated NPIHP website.

NPIHP Nuclear Boot Camp Twice Featured in Italian Daily Il Messaggero

May 26, 2011
Italian Daily Il Messaggero covers NPIHP's inaugural Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy

New NPIHP Research Update

May 26, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce the publication of the latest NPIHP Research Update by William Burr, senior analyst at the National Security Archive. The paper, U.S. Secret Assistance to the French Nuclear Program, 1969-1975: From "Fourth Country" to Strategic Partner features sixty-six new documents on U.S. assistance to the French nuclear program and the debate in Washington surrounding the French decision to 'go nuclear.'

NPIHP Announces Summer 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

May 11, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.

In bin Laden's Death, CIA Drones Played Their Part

May 02, 2011
The armed drones the CIA has been flying over Pakistan didn't kill Osama bin Laden, but drones undoubtedly played a key role in finding him. Public Policy Scholar Richard Whittle explains how military drones are changing the battlefield in Pakistan.

Osama bin Laden Is Dead. What's Next?

May 02, 2011
Following the killing of Osama bin Laden by a U.S. special forces raid in Pakistan, Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman and other experts weigh in on what this means for U.S.-Pakistan relations, the United States' counter-terrorism strategy, and more.

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