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U.S. Trade Strategy: Goals and Priorities

Nov 25, 2014
From adding jobs and protecting the environment to building relationships and attempts to “rebalance” toward the Asia-Pacific region, U.S. trade agreements play a vital role. Ambassador Michael Froman, the nation’s 11th United States Trade Representative, provides context on trade strategy and the overall health of America’s trade equation.

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NAFTA's Divergent Legacy

May 03, 2006
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Carol Wise argues that NAFTA's yields have not quite met its initial expectations. NAFTA, she said, may be "gradually outliving itself."

Former Fellow Receives Pulitzer

May 03, 2006
Kai Bird, a former Wilson Center fellow, wins 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for a volume he co-wrote while at the Center in 2001-2002.

NAFTA and the New North American Summitry

May 03, 2006
Louis Belanger, a recent Wilson Center public policy scholar, said North American summits provide an important institutional vehicle to help bolster NAFTA.

NAFTA: Is It Sustainable?

May 03, 2006
When Canada, Mexico, and the United States negotiated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 12 years ago, it was greeted as the most ambitious and comprehensive trade deal ever signed but is it sustainable given the new trends in global trade governance? A March 13 conference, co-sponsored by the Center's Canada and Mexico Institutes, takes a closer look.

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.