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Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Aug 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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Key Question Remains in UN Nuclear Report on Iran

Feb 22, 2008
Iran has made progress in clearing up questions about its nuclear work but the jury is still out on alleged activities that could be related to making atomic bombs and putting them on missiles, the UN nuclear watchdog said Friday in an eagerly awaited report.

Virtual Solutions to Real-World Problems

Feb 19, 2008
The Foresight and Governance Project has been exploring how virtual worlds can be used to solve real world environmental problems. Take a tour of the ecological "hot spots" in Second Life, an online 3D virtual world.

China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation

Feb 19, 2008
New Book Published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press Examines the Future of the Chinese Communist Party

Wilson Center Honored Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera

Feb 19, 2008
On February 19th, 2008 the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute presented Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera with the award for Corporate Citizenship. The award was presented at a benefit dinner at Club Industrial de Monterrey. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico and Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO of CEMEX served as dinner chairmen.

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.