U.S. Foreign Policy News

Obama's West Point Speech Is Our Problem, Not His

May 29, 2014
"As presidential speeches go...it lays out a pretty faithful and accurate vision of how the president sees the world. And let's be clear: It's a world with narrowed options for American power," writes Aaron David Miller on President Obama's speech this week at West Point.

Sunset in America

May 29, 2014
Outgoing Pakistan Scholar Khurram Husain looks back on his time in Washington D.C. in this edition of his regular column.

Latin American Program in the News: "Venezuela divide a la Casa Blanca y al Congreso de EE.UU."

May 22, 2014
Latin American program director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the U.S. government's consideration of sanctions for individuals within the Venezuelan government. This article is in Spanish.

Tough Calls: the Second Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture

May 22, 2014
On April 16th, 2014, Harry Harding delivered the Second Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture for the Asia Program. His remarks have recently been published on our webpage.

What Does Kerry Need From His First Mexico Trip? Momentum

May 22, 2014
Despite so many domestic politics mixed into this meeting, international relationship is key, write Christopher Wilson and Duncan Wood on Kerry's first trip to Mexico.

Latin American Program in the News: Con Múltiples Actos protocolarios despiden al Embajador Hernández Alcerro de Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Gobierno ratifica compromisos en Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

Don't Pivot Away from TPP

May 21, 2014
As hopes for the United States to sign on to the biggest global trade deal to date rapidly deteriorate, the cost of U.S. political deadlock may be felt most painfully in Asia in the near term, writes Shihoko Goto.

Press Pause and Rewind

May 20, 2014
There is much work ahead to recapture the hopefulness that characterised Indo-U.S. ties seven or eight years ago, Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway writes in The Indian Express.

Latin American Program in the News: "A Lasting Friendship with Uruguay"

May 12, 2014
In this op-ed, Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson outlines the reasons why the meeting today between US President Barack Obama and Uruguayan President Jose Mujica matters for the US.

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