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Marina’s rise, not unforeseen, changed the outlook of Brazil’s October presidential elections

Sep 02, 2014
With one month left in Brazil’s presidential and general election campaign, environmental leader Marina Silva emerges as the opposition’s strongest challenger to President Dilma Rousseff.

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Read Martin Sletzinger's testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on "Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing the Democratic Transition"

Jul 25, 2007
To read his and other witness testimony at the July 25, 2007 Committee meeting click here

Blue Planet Run Enters China

Jul 25, 2007
JULY 2007 - From July 25th to the 28th the runners for safe drinking water will be in China

Building Cohesion among Diverse Actors in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Jul 24, 2007
After a devastating five-year civil war, voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have just voted in the nation's first democratic elections in more than four decades. Here you will find a summary of recent discussions of the transition and other Congo-related resources.

New Environmental Health Project Research Briefs

Jul 23, 2007
JULY 2007 - CEF produces three new environmental health project research briefs on the topics of hazardous waste, child mortality and food safety

George W. Bush and North Korea: 2001-04

Jul 20, 2007
Why the surprisingly relaxed US approach during George W. Bush's first term to the challenge posed by the North Korean nuclear weapons program? For an exploration of this seeming paradox by Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway, click here.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.