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Assessing the Effectiveness of U.S. Sanctions

Apr 28, 2015
Whenever a nation acts in ways that threaten international norms and stability, it’s not long before someone is calling for sanctions in response. But are sanctions effective? Meg Lundsager and William Pomeranz discuss the impact, effectiveness, and consequences of U.S. sanctions past and present.

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NKIDP Senior Advisor Mitchell Lerner is published in History News Network

Dec 06, 2010
on the value of the recent Wikileaks release of confidential embassy cables for our understanding of North Korea.

Financial Follies and the Future

Dec 06, 2010
Several recent Wilson Center events looked at the aftermath of the global financial crisis and debates over how to prevent another economic debacle.

Zimbabwe: From Crisis to Renewal

Dec 02, 2010
Africa Program Consulting Director Steve McDonald testified before the Congressional Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health. Read his testimony about the United States' role in encouraging the transition to democracy, peace and stability.

New from the CWIHP e-Dossier Series: Introduction to the Willy Brandt Document Collection Willy Brandt - Berliner Ausgabe

Dec 01, 2010
Pulling together 22 of the most insightful documents from the mammoth ten-volume German-language collection Berliner Ausgabe, Rother explores many of the key phases of West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's political life, including Ostpolitik and detente, the early 1980s era of renewed confrontation, Brandt's relationship with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, and his work on the North-South Commission aimed at developing a comprehensive international development strategy.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

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.

Dialogue

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.