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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"Western negotiators and Iran had more than a year to reach a comprehensive deal. Despite repeated assertions that Nov. 24 was a firm deadline, it seems that neither side took the date seriously," write Haleh Esfandiari and Robert S. LitwakRead More

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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

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In this new study of FARC’s involvement in Colombia’s illegal drug trade, veteran Bogotá-based reporter John Otis assesses the FARC’s current role in the taxation, production, and trafficking of illegal drugs as well as the significance of a May 2014 accord between the Colombian government and FARC negotiator. Read More

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Jennifer Turner believes the U.S. and China’s climate and energy cooperation will encourage China to move their efforts in this direction even faster. “The Chinese have shown that they are shifting to try to become a much more low carbon economy,” she said. 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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While the role of the U.S. military has expanded and evolved as ISIL’s capabilities change, U.S. policies have not. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), and others inside and outside of government, believe that Congress needs to debate and outline a new military policy and ultimately vote on a new Authorization for Use of Military Force. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND. Read More

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    Jane Harman

    Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center

"Overall, China’s rise to greater regional power and America’s loss of global hegemon status are inevitable. The only real question is whether that transition will lead to more cooperation between a China and U.S. who increasingly share responsibility for major global issues, or to conflict," writes Jack A. Goldstone. Read More

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

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Dividend or Divide? Africa’s Demographic Challenge

“Sub-Saharan Africa’s young people are in effect the global labor force of the future,” says Wilson Center Fellow Jack Goldstone. “Whether they are productive, how large that cohort turns out to be, whether they find work or not, is going to have a bearing, I think, on all of us.” Read More

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The political debate over completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline has taken on a life of its own. The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute convened a panel to analyze and attempt to better understand the political debate surrounding the pipeline. Read More

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In Mexico, what was once a national security threat has become a local public security problem, but there is not much of an infrastructure in many parts of the country to deal with it, writes Andrew SeleeRead More


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

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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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Public Policy Scholar from 2011-12, recently published this article from The New York Times, The Struggle to Erase Saudi Extremism.

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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.