Wilson Center News

Another Mexican Utopia: Building a Merit-Based Society

Apr 24, 2015
In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses the benefits of creating a merit-based society in Mexico. This view is presented as an alternate "Mexican Utopia" to the one portrayed in Luis Rubio's recently published book "A Mexican Utopia: The Rule of Law is Possible."

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Iuliu Maniu Foundation to Honor 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award Recipient Eleonora Cercavschi

Mar 09, 2009
Eleonora Cercavschi, recipient of the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award was honored by the Iuliu Maniu Foundation for her work defending children's right to be educated in their own language.

Frequent CEF Author and Speaker Awarded Marine Fellowship

Mar 06, 2009
MARCH 2009 - Wen Bo From Pacific Environment Chosen as Pew Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

President Obama and Arab-Israeli Peace: Picking His Spots

Mar 04, 2009
Aaron David Miller, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and a 20-year veteran of Arab-Israeli negotiations, discusses four realities Washington must come to grips with in crafting an approach toward the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Scholar Studies Islamist Electoral Participation in the Middle East

Mar 04, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Samer Shehata looks at Islamist politics in Egypt, Morocco, and Kuwait, and describes why elections do matter, even in undemocratic regimes.

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese Oil and Mining Companies Go Global

Mar 03, 2009
Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.

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.