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Jun 10, 2021

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW our guest is Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, and author of the new book, "Flying Man, Aristotle, and the Philosophers of the Golden Age of Islam." The book makes the case that the study of the golden age of Islam can serve as a...


May 21, 2021

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we once again discuss the Spring 2021 issue of the Wilson Quarterly: Public Health in a Time of Pandemic with editor Richard Byrne. Also joining us is John M. Barry, Distinguished Scholar at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and author of The Great...


May 19, 2021

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we are joined by Jane Harman, Distinguished Fellow and President Emerita of the Wilson Center.    

She discusses her just released policy memoir, Insanity Defense: Why Our Failure to Confront Hard National Security Problems Makes Us Less Safe. Harman chronicles how four...


May 19, 2021

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we discuss the Spring 2021 issue of the Wilson Quarterly: Public Health in a Time of Pandemic with editor Richard Byrne. Also joining us are contributors Rui Zhong, Alex Long, and Joseph Dresen, who focus on what COVID-19 has taught us about our ability to battle global outbreaks and...


May 19, 2021

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we are joined by Beth Chalecki, Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Nebraska Omaha and Research Fellow with the Environmental Change & Security Program. She discusses research and advances in geoengineering, the deliberate and large-scale intervention...