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Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 by Yair Hirschfeld

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Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014

Yair Hirschfeld

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Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century

Jorge Heine, Cynthia J. Arnson, and Christine Zaino
This publication focuses on the rapidly expanding relations between Asian and Latin American countries, with chapters focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the region at large. more

Three Keys to Understand the 2015 Budget Debate in Mexico

Christopher Wilson and Pedro Valenzuela
The 2015 budget debate is the first since Mexico's 2013 fiscal reform was implemented, offering an important opportunity to analyze the impact of the tax policy changes on public income, and consequently, on expenditures. Three issues—tax collection, public expenditure, and the national debt—are explored in this article, all in the context of Mexico’s structural reforms and brightening yet somewhat volatile economic prospects. more

TPP and the Political Economy of U.S.-Japan Trade Negotiations

Gary Horlick and Robert Rogowsky
Japan may no longer be the economic threat it once was, but tensions with the United States still prevail over trade, most notably in pushing forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. While a successful conclusion to the 12-member nation trade pact would reap in great rewards for the global economy, the politics of trade in both Washington and Tokyo present formidable barriers that will likely take several years to overcome. more

Negotiating Sino-Italian Normalization, 1968-1970

Enrico Fardella
Enrico Fardella introduces Italian Foreign Ministry documents which provide an inside view of the Sino-Italian negotiations for diplomatic recognition in 1969 and 1970, and the influence of structural changes in the Cold War system on that process. more

The Urban Movement and the Planning and Execution of the Tet Offensive

Sophie Quinn-Judge
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Sophie Quinn-Judge argues that the urban political struggle played a major role in the early years of the Vietnam War. more

Caught Between Propaganda and History

Shawn McHale
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Shawn McHale sees this book as a major contribution to understanding the war in South Vietnam, but with significant shortcomings. more

The Resistance in South Vietnam following the “Geneva Convention”

Lutz Baehr
Lutz Baehr provides some additional context to the publication of the History of Southern Resistance. more

History of the Southern Resistance or History of the Communist Resistance?

Nu-Anh Tran
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Nu-Anh Tran concludes that achievements and shortcomings the volume provide a window into understanding the possibilities and limitations of historical research in contemporary Vietnam. more

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.