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Future Leaders Discuss the Role of Women in Political Leadership and the Violence That Hinders Progress
Women are becoming a bigger part of the global political leadership equation, at the same time that violence against women is seen by many as an epidemic. Students from Eurasian countries, participating in a State Department exchange program discussed these contradictory situations with Wilson Center experts during an event summarized through this episode of REWIND.
Melissa Pritchard, professor of English at Arizona State University, discusses her recent Quarterly piece “Still, God Helps You,” which tells the story of William Mawwin, a former Sudanese child slave.
William Pomeranz, Acting Director of the Kennan Institute, discusses political and economic trends in post-Soviet countries. Lauren McCarthy, research scholar with the Kennan Institute, discusses continuing problems with human trafficking and slave labor in the Russian Federation.
Three former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico sit down with author and journalist Dolia Estévez to discuss her latest book, U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes.
We explore the latest issue of the Wilson Center’s flagship publication, the Wilson Quarterly with the help of its editor, Steve Lagerfeld and contributors Joshua Kucera and Steve McDonald. Also Robert Litwak discusses nuclear proliferation threats to United States and global security.
A decade after the 9/11 attacks, this groundbreaking book takes readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that are redefining politics, culture, and security threats across the Islamic world. Dialogue interviewed journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst Robin Wright on her book, "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World."
For the past six decades, every U.S. president has recognized that achieving peace in the Middle East is a vital national security issue. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses reinvigorating America's efforts to achieve that goal.
A common debate in American foreign policy focuses on the roles that values and interests should play in the formulation of our international agenda. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton writes that to fully protect our broader interests, we should adhere to our moral values.