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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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Mexico Institute to travel with Congressional Delegation to Mexico City

Feb 09, 2007
The Mexico Institute along with the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress will host a delegation of congressional staff the week of Feb. 20-24 on a study tour of Mexico City.

Learning from our Mistakes

Feb 08, 2007
The United States government has lacked several key capabilities in Iraq. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discussed how we can do better in helping to stabilize broken societies.

Former Fellow Alasdair Roberts Wins Louis Brownlow Book Award

Feb 01, 2007
Alasdair Roberts, a fellow at the Wilson Center from 1999 to 2000 and associate professor of public administration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has won the 2006 Louis Brownlow Book Award for his book, Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age.

Scholar Studies Eurasian Pipeline Politics

Feb 01, 2007
Andreas Heinrich, a Wilson Center fellow and a senior researcher with Poland's Koszalin Institute of Comparative European Studies, is studying the tensions, as well as the opportunities for cooperation, between Ukraine and Russia, as part of a forthcoming book on Eurasian pipeline policy.

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.