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Gubernatorial Elections in Mexico: The Polls

Apr 27, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute analyzes the published polls of some Mexican states holding gubernatorial elections in 2015.

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Is Russia Reemerging as an Energy Empire?

Mar 02, 2010
Despite some similarities between Soviet energy policies and those of today's Russia, Wilson Center Fellow Stacy Closson explains why she believes Russia is not reemerging as an energy empire.

U.S.-Russian Relations: The Legacy of Jackson-Vanik

Mar 02, 2010
While some Central and East European countries "graduated" from the amendment in recent years, Russia remains subject to an annual compliance waiver, which has complicated U.S.-Russian trade relations. Those who defend Jackson-Vanik argue it remains an important symbol of freedom and democracy. This March 2010 Centerpoint article discusses the 4 February 2010 conference on the Jackson-Vanik amendment, where experts honored the legacy and debated the relevance of Jackson-Vanik in today's world.

Jackson-Vanik in Today's World

Mar 02, 2010
"Jackson-Vanik has become a bit of a political football whose lofty ideals at times have been dragged into more everyday trade disputes. Russia no doubt will "graduate" from Jackson-Vanik at some point in the future, most likely as part of its World Trade Organization accession process," according to Kennan Institute Deputy Director William E. Pomeranz.

Iranian Threat to Destroy Israel Doesn't Hold Up

Feb 25, 2010
What if Israel's leaders and pundits had reacted to the Iranian nuclear program in a completely different way than they actually have? In an op-ed published in Haaretz, Public Policy Scholar Avner Cohen questions his country's treatment of the Iranian nuclear issue.

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.