Trade and Development News
Aug 13, 2013
Tunisians' confidence in their Islamist-led government evaporated in the last year, dropping to 32 percent in May 2013 from 56 percent in March 2012.Citizens' trust in their government showed signs of major erosion in late 2012 and has not recovered.
Aug 05, 2013
Asia Program Public Policy Scholar K. V. Kesavan discusses this year’s Indo-Japan summit and the expanding Indo-Japanese Partnership.
Corporate Conquistadores: Peru’s Mineral Extraction Industry Boosts Economy While Rural Poor Continue To Suffer – Analysis
Jul 23, 2013
This analysis on Peru’s reliance on the mining sector cites a Wilson Center report, “China, Latin America, and the United States: The New Triangle.”
Jul 10, 2013
With a still sluggish and struggling global economy, many economists believe that a successfully negotiated trade agreement between the U.S. and E.U. could provide the kind of jolt that many markets need. With negotiations over the proposed Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) about to heat up, Kent Hughes provides context on what could be a game changing agreement.
Jul 08, 2013
After months of tension, Egypt’s political crisis imploded July 3 when the army ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the only civilian president ever democratically elected in the Arab world’s largest country. The coup marked one of the most troubling turning points in modern Egyptian history, deepening the political schism.
Jul 02, 2013
On June 20 in Washington, D.C., the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) held its second stakeholder event, the first having taken place in January 2012. The session was attended by over 250 Canadian and American stakeholders and government officials.
Jun 28, 2013
Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow K.V. Kesavan writes how the India–Japan partnership has matured into an important component of the new security and economic architecture of the Indo-Pacific region.
Latin American Program in the News: Trade with Asia Protects Latin America from Global Economic Swings
Jun 26, 2013
This article provides an overview of the LAP event held on June 20th, 2013, "Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century."
Jun 25, 2013
From an event co-sponsored with the Council on the Americas and American Enterprise Institute.
Jun 25, 2013
Islamists have won unprecedented political power In the Middle East since the 2011 uprisings, notably in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi marks his first year in office on June 30, 2013. Nathan Brown analyzes the Islamist scorecard. “Despite electoral victories, Islamists have not yet figured out how to wield political power,” he concludes.