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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate Change

Apr 20, 2015
“A New Climate for Change: Taking Action on Climate Change and Fragility Risk,” is the name of an independent report commissioned by G7 members. The report says that climate change is “a global threat to security” and goes on to suggest that “we must act quickly to limit future risks to the planet we share and the to the peace we seek.” We spoke to one of the report’s contributing authors to learn more about the challenges presented. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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A Transaction Does Not a Deal Make

Apr 07, 2015
"For the moment, historic though it may be, the Iran enterprise is a transaction — in short a business deal devoid of much sentimentality in which both sides need stuff from the other and are still not sure they can get it, and it’s an imperfect and incomplete transaction at that," writes Aaron David Miller.

Líderes Iberoamérica abogan por Venezuela

Apr 07, 2015
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted about the language used by President Obama in an executive order imposing sanctions on Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

¿Por qué la Cumbre de Panamá será histórica para EE.UU. y Cuba?

Apr 07, 2015
Cynthia Arnson is quoted in this article on the Summit of the Americas and tensions between the United States and Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

Venezuela, la spina di Obama

Apr 07, 2015
Cynthia Arnson is quoted on the language used by President Obama in an executive order imposing sanctions on Venezuela. This article is in Italian.

MENA Women's News Brief

Apr 07, 2015
The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the Middle East and North Africa region on a bi-monthly basis.

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.