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Foreign Addiction: Assessing India's Energy Security Strategy

By 2030, India is projected to be the world's third largest energy consumer. This Special Report examines India's energy needs and search for energy resources. Specifically, the publication focuses on India's indigenous resources, its strategies for obtaining energy overseas, ramifications for foreign policy and national security, and implications for the U.S.-India relationship. Edited by Michael Kugelman.

The Ambassador's Changing Mission: Commercial Diplomacy in the 21st Century

On April 11, 2005, the Wilson Center and the Council of American Ambassadors hosted a day-long conference focused on the challenges of conducting commerical diplomacy in the 21st century. This report features the proposals garnered from the program's esteemed participants for addressing these issues.

U.S. manufacturing in need of strategy

A letter to the editor written by the Program on America and the Global Economy's Director, Kent Hughes discussing U.S. manufacturing is featured in the Financial Times.

MacArthur Fellow Amory Lovins Proposes Plan to Eliminate U.S. Oil Use

JULY 2005--Watch the archived webcast of Winning the Oil Endgame
Supporters gather for Francois Hollande, Socialist Party candidate for the 2012 French presidential election

The End of Austerity Politics in Europe?

In the wake of this weekend's elections in France, Greece, and other parts of Europe, headlines across the globe suggest that voters have delivered a major anti-austerity message to their governments. Wilson Center expert Kent Hughes provides analysis and perspective on what political change in France and other countries might mean.

The Browning of Biofuels: Environment and Food Security at Risk

This report, which was published in May of 2008, provides background on the growth and development of the biofuels sector and assesses the impacts of biofuels on food security, economic distortions, and the environment. It concludes with a variety of responses to these consequences.The report was prepared under contract on a consulting basis to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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