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How to Address Child Migration from Central America

Eric L. Olson
The arrival at the U.S. border in 2013–14 of tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America is unprecedented. Factors driving them include both longstanding challenges—chronic violence, economic despair, official corruption, and the pull of family reunification—and the myth recently disseminated by greedy traffickers of lenient U.S. immigration policy. The United States, while taking steps to deter further migration, should also focus intensively on the long term factors. more

NOTICIAS - Fall 2014 Newsletter

Read the Fall 2014 newsletter of the Latin American Program, Mexico Institute, and Brazil Institute (covering out February to August 2014 activities) more

Examining the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI)

Executive Summary for the Wilson Center “Working Papers” on CARSI in Guatemala and Honduras more

The Central America Regional Security Initiative in Honduras

Aaron Korthuis
This publication identifies some of the successes and major challenges for CARSI implementation in Honduras. more

CARSI in Guatemala: Progress, Failure, and Uncertainty

Nicholas Phillips
Nicholas Phillips, author of “CARSI in Guatemala: Progress, Failure, and Uncertainty,” looks at the country which has received by far the most CARSI funds to date. more

Burning Secrets of the Corfu Channel Incident

Ana Lalaj
Using declassified Albanian documents and recently released British documents, CWIHP Working Paper No. 70 examines the Corfu Channel Incident and subsequent legal case at the International Court of Justice. more

A Case for More Integrated and Coordinated Planning and Policymaking

Ziad Alahdad
Ziad Alahdad, a former director of operations for the World Bank and long-time energy expert, explains how a more integrated and coordinated energy sector would ease Pakistan’s energy crisis. more

Photo by Jurij Skoblenko

Ukraine’s Difficult Path toward a More Transparent Government

Mary Elizabeth Malinkin
Interview with Oksana Nesterenko, Former Kennan Institute Fulbright Scholar, and Associate Professor, National University “Yaroslav the Wise Law Academy of Ukraine,” on September 4, 2014. Kennan Institute Project "Protection of Whistleblowers and Education Programs as Strong Guarantees for Transparent Government." more

Agency Liability Stemming from Citizen-Generated Data

Bailey Smith; Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell
New ways to gather data are on the rise. One of these ways is through citizen science. While citizen science can be defined broadly, this article defines citizen science as the voluntary participation of members of the public in scientific research, including but not limited to data collection and analysis, and problem solving. Agencies can feel confident about using citizen science for a few reasons, as outlined in this report. more 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.