International Development News
Jun 01, 2015
"Fifty-nine percent of liberal Democrats and 62 percent of independents believe previous free-trade agreements have been good for the U.S., compared with just 50 percent of conservative Republicans. But you wouldn’t know that by studying the House, where more than 150 Democrats have announced opposition to TPP as well as presidential “fast track” authority for future trade deals. Republican opposition to the trade deal casts further doubt about its future," writes Linda Killian.
May 21, 2015
Jorge Heine, Latin American Program Global Fellow, published an article analyzing the important relationship between Latin America and China.
May 19, 2015
Former IMF executive and current Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Meg Lundsager discusses the status of proposed IMF reforms with Wilson Center NOW host, John Milewski.
May 18, 2015
"Yemen couldn’t be a worse place to put the American Gulf security plan to the test. It is a certified failed state with an impeccable record of sucking outside powers into a treacherous tribal quicksand," writes David Ottaway.
May 18, 2015
"We are entering an era of difficult international transitions; and changing times require new thinking — not only by the Obama administration but by the presidential aspirants who wish to lead this country in a troubled time," writes Haleh Esfandiari.
Apr 30, 2015
This article from the Council on Hemispheric Affairs reports on the speech delivered by President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras at the Wilson Center.
Apr 28, 2015
In this NOW interview, William Pomeranz and Meg Lundsager discuss the impact, effectiveness, and consequences of U.S. sanctions past and present.
Apr 23, 2015
This article mentions that Andrew Selee served as moderator to a discussion at the Wilson Center with President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.
Apr 21, 2015
When the media covers population, it's usually focused on growth. In this interview with WHYY, Philadelphia's NPR affiliate, Roger-Mark De Souza talks about other demographic issues, like declining birth rates in Western Europe and East Asia, and how theses issues impact everything from climate change, to food security, to gender equality.
Apr 21, 2015
Earlier this month, Roger-Mark De Souza took part in an Aspen Institute roundtable on international climate negotiations, the Sustainable Development Goals, and reproductive health and rights. Women are essential to meeting climate and development goals, and yet all too often their needs - especially their sexual and reproductive health and rights - are secondary in these discussions.