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Government and Business: Cooperation or Conflict?

Aug 29, 2014
While governments are responsible for intelligence gathering in pursuit of national security, much of the technology and tools they rely on are created and owned by private companies. Consequently, there are significant opportunities for cooperation and conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

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Nonproliferation: Collaborating on a Sensitive Issue

Apr 03, 2006
Wilson Center Fellow Joseph P. Harahan, a senior historian at the U.S. Department of Defense, is writing a history that will explain how the United States and four post-Soviet states managed a multi-year, mutli-billion dollar cooperative threat reduction program.

Commemorating Chernobyl: 20 Years Later

Apr 03, 2006
April 26, 2006 marks the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, which spewed tons of radioactive matter across Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and parts of Europe. This Centerpoint cover story touches on the history, environmental impact and health controversy surrounding Chernobyl in advance of a Kennan Institute conference to commemorate the tragedy.

The Tragedy of Ukraine's Nuclear Cities

Apr 03, 2006
Although the Chernobyl plant closed down, numerous other nuclear cities still exist in Ukraine, including Enerhodar, where Renata Kosc-Harmatiy has conducted research. And it's not without its problems.

"Population and Conflict": Join the Discussion

Apr 01, 2006
APRIL 2006--ECSP Report 11 Authors Comment on Demographic Links to Security

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.

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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.