The arrival of nearly 70 thousand unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras this past summer was in large part due to the extreme violence and poverty that has beset the region for decades. A new year-long study assesses the region’s security challenges and U.S. security assistance. Read More

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The European Union continues to focus more and more on the Asian continent. Does the Asia pivot present an opportunity for the EU and U.S. to draw upon shared values and a history of cooperation as they engage China and other Asian nations? Or will we see increased competition as both seek to benefit from the economic opportunities the region presents?  Read More

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"As I photographed the kids, I kept thinking about what Syria’s adults have done to the next generation — and what it will mean for the fate of a nation," writes Robin Wright in this photo essay Read More

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World Wars I and II came to transform every aspect of human life in nearly every corner of the planet. Now — 100 years since the start of WWI and 75 years since the end of WWII — as public memory of the great wars begins to fade, we look at their lasting impact and ponder the future of their memory. Read More

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Negotiators for the P5+1 again failed to reach a deal in time for the latest deadline. Why not? And now what are the prospects that a seven month extension might produce one? In the latest Ground Truth Briefing, four long-time Iran watchers discuss Iran, the nuclear issue and U.S. policy. Read More

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Increases in energy production in Canada and the U.S., combined with promising reforms in Mexico, are creating what some describe as a “North American energy renaissance.” Read More

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General John Allen, recently appointed Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, gives his first public address on the threat posed by the Islamic State. Read More

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"While it is true that a renewed quest to widen separatist-held territory would be a reckless adventure, fraught with costs for everyone involved, reckless foreign policy risk seems to be the new normal in Russia,” writes Michael Kofman. Read More

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<a href="/article/who-will-india-call-to-help-its-energy-crisis-america-or-russia">Who Will India Call to Help with Its Energy Crisis: America or Russia?</a>

India Energy

Who Will India Call to Help with Its Energy Crisis: America or Russia?

"With Putin due in India soon, now is a pivotal moment. Either the United States and India will seize this energy diplomacy opportunity, or India will form closer energy relationships with authoritarian regimes such as Russia," writes Michael Kugelman and Ray Vickery. Read More

<a href="http://wilsonquarterly.com/stories/art-revolution-creativity-and-euromaidan/">The Art of Revolution: Creativity and Euromaidan</a>

Euromaidan

The Art of Revolution: Creativity and Euromaidan

What is it about Ukraine’s revolutionaries that makes them more artistic than their status quo opponents? Read More

<a href="/article/slovakia-velvet-revolution-and-velvet-divorce-to-today">From Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce to Today</a>

Slovakia

From Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce to Today

Several weeks ago, the US Congress commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution with the unveiling of a bust of Vaclav Havel. Pavol Demes discusses the anniversary and the current state of democracy in Slovakia, as well as about concerns over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. Read More

<a href="/article/us-trade-strategy-goals-and-priorities">The Strategic Importance of Trade</a>

Trade

The Strategic Importance of Trade

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. Read More

Features

Melting Pot Urgency: Attracting and Educating Entrepreneurs for the U.S.

<a href="/publication/melting-pot-urgency-attracting-and-educating-entrepreneurs-for-the-us">Melting Pot Urgency: Attracting and Educating Entrepreneurs for the U.S.</a>

Attracting foreign-born talent and teaching entrepreneurial skills are vital to the economic vibrancy of the United States.

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2012 public policy scholar's book The Zhivago Affair was named one of 50 notable nonfiction works of 2014 by The Washington Post.

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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.