Program News

Infographic: Water Scarcity and Energy Development in Northern Mexico

June 30, 2015
Northern Mexico is becoming a hot spot in Mexican energy development. This infographic is drawn from our publication “Water Scarcity Could Deter Energy Developers from Crossing Border Into Northern Mexico."

MENA Women's News Brief

June 30, 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-weekly basis.

Infographic: Citizen Security in Michoacán

June 30, 2015
This infographic is based on our paper "Citizen Security in Michoacán," a part of our "Building Resilient Communities in ‪#‎Mexico‬: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence" briefing paper series.

Can the U.S. Get a Good Iran Deal?

June 30, 2015
"Obama has argued that regardless of Iran's behavior at home and in the region, a constrained nuclear program is worth achieving in its own right because Iran will be less dangerous," writes Aaron David Miller.

Infographic: Mexico's Path Towards a Competitive Economy

June 30, 2015
This infographic depicts Mexico's path towards a competitive economy and is drawn from our report "A Mandate for Mexico," by Lucy Conger.
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Stresemann Workshop 2015

June 29, 2015
The Stresemann Society, together with NPIHP and its cooperation partners, is accepting applications from international doctorate students and post-doctoral experts in history and Social Science for an academic workshop in July 2015.

The War that Haunts Iran’s Negotiators

June 28, 2015
"The Iraq war still haunts Iran—and shapes the theocracy’s positions at the negotiating table—partly because tens of thousands are still dying from chemical weapons, according to the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support," writes Robin Wright.

What went unsaid in Obama's directive on hostages: Stay out of harm's way

June 25, 2015
"Obama couldn't and would never say it, but he probably was thinking it: The best way to avoid being taken hostage is to avoid putting yourself in these danger zones to begin with. Americans have to take responsibility for the personal choices they make in these danger zones," writes Aaron David Miller.

Still Cozy After All These Years

June 25, 2015
"Sixty-five years after the Korean War, North Korea is more to Beijing than just a security buffer and an economic appendage of China’s insatiable economy. It is the battleground where China took on mighty America and wrestled it to a stalemate. Yes, at high cost, but according to the party, in the service of just causes: China’s greatness and the longevity of the CCP," write Masuda Hajimu and Sergey Radchenko.

In Trouble at Home, Rousseff Travels to Washington

June 23, 2015
Paulo Sotero, in this article for the Huffington Post, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C. at the end of June.

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