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Iran and the Bomb: Why the U.S. Can’t Ride the Iranian Tiger

May 01, 2015
"The Obama Administration believes it can use a nuclear agreement with Iran to ride and even domesticate the Persian tiger, harnessing its expansionist instincts to serve American interests. That’s not likely," writes Aaron David Miller.

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Gran expectativa por la Cumbre de las Americas

Apr 07, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is interviewed regarding the high expectations of the Summit of the Americas. This video is in Spanish.

Les relacions EUA-Llatinoamèrica, el punt del sud i del nord

Apr 07, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, is interviewed about the relationship between the United States and Latin America.

A Transaction Does Not a Deal Make

Apr 07, 2015
"For the moment, historic though it may be, the Iran enterprise is a transaction — in short a business deal devoid of much sentimentality in which both sides need stuff from the other and are still not sure they can get it, and it’s an imperfect and incomplete transaction at that," writes Aaron David Miller.

Líderes Iberoamérica abogan por Venezuela

Apr 07, 2015
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted about the language used by President Obama in an executive order imposing sanctions on Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

¿Por qué la Cumbre de Panamá será histórica para EE.UU. y Cuba?

Apr 07, 2015
Cynthia Arnson is quoted in this article on the Summit of the Americas and tensions between the United States and Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

The Wilson Quarterly


Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.


The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.