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A discussion of America’s borders with Wilson Center’s Canada Institute David Biette and Christopher Wilson, an associate with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute.
On an all new episode of Wilson Forum the state of the U.S. – Israeli relations and the current relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu is discussed.
Denouncing countries and refusing to talk to them may make us feel better in the short-run—but it makes little sense in the long run, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. We should be confident in the ideals that have underpinned America's global ascent and confident that those ideals will triumph in the long-run, no matter who sits across the negotiating table.
The transition is a delicate, even crucial, point in any administration, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Today's transition is taking place in a particularly tough environment.
Despite the challenges of achieving peace and security, Israel and its allies, among which the United States is proudly first and foremost, have much to celebrate this month. Former Congressman discusses the Jewish State's 60th anniversary.
Russia, though not the superpower it once was, still matters, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Our efforts to get relations back on track must be comprehensive and coherent, guided by a clear vision of what both parties want from the U.S.-Russian relationship.
As a new Congress prepares to convene in January, it faces great pressure to perform well. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says a handful of people will determine how it does, for "A Successful Congress Depends on Successful Leadership."
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.
The nuclear threat which characterized the Cold War belongs to that era says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Diminishing the legacy of that threat is necessary so that the United States and Russia can focus on moving toward the formidable challenge of achieving a nuclear free world.
Watching Congress can be frustrating for many Americans, who wonder why it takes so long to resolve things. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says that you have to know how to understand Congress.