Wilson Center News

A Preview: Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to the U.S.

Apr 17, 2015
When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the US, he will be the first Japanese head of state to address Congress in 54 years. We spoke with Shihoko Goto to learn more about plans and expectations for the Prime Minister’s visit.

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The Bomb, from the Manhattan Project to Today's Nuclear Landscape

Mar 02, 2009
From the Los Alamos National Laboratory to meetings in Moscow, former weapons designer Stephen M. Younger has witnessed firsthand the making of nuclear policy. He traces nuclear history from the Manhattan Project to present day in his new book, The Bomb: A New History.

"Take the Broad View of Water," Experts Tell SAIS Audience

Mar 01, 2009
MARCH 2009—State's Aaron Salzberg and ECSP's Geoff Dabelko Speak During "Year of Water"

U.S. Defense Policymakers Should Focus on Demography, Says Expert

Feb 26, 2009
FEBRUARY 2009—New ECSP Report Article Names Four Trends to Watch: Youthful Populations, Changes in Military Personnel, International Migration, and Urbanization

Cities after the Fall of Communism: Reshaping Cultural Landscapes and European Identity

Feb 25, 2009
A new book published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press examines cultural reorientation in post-1989 East Europe.

"The Foundation of Interrogation" Is Rapport, Not Torture

Feb 25, 2009
Relationship-building techniques helped U.S. interrogators obtain the intelligence that led to the June 2006 airstrike on Al Qaeda leader Abu Zusab al Zarqawi's safehouse in Iraq. Matthew Alexander, former Air Force Criminal Investigator, discusses his experience and his book, How to Break a Terrorist.

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.