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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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A New, Messier Middle East

Aug 06, 2006
A bolder Iran, empowered Hamas and Hezbollah, and defensive Israel mean a troubled future.

Invisible No More

Aug 01, 2006

Senior Scholar Discusses Aid for Trade

Jul 31, 2006
Senior Scholar John Sewell has planned several Wilson Center conferences on trade issues, most recently a particularly timely one on Aid for Trade.

From the WQ: Article and Discussion on "Miracle in Mali"

Jul 31, 2006
Why is one of Africa's most successful democracies taking hold in an impoverished Muslim country half-covered in the sand of the Sahara desert? In Mali, the seeds of change are rooted in tradition

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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.