Browse Episodes

Wilson Forum - Human Trafficking and a Regional Look at the Post-Soviet World

Apr 14, 2013 to Apr 20, 2013
(Episode #607)
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.

Wilson Forum - The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes

Apr 07, 2013 to Apr 13, 2013
(Episode #606)
James Zogby and guests highlight recent polling of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran and delves into that nation’s declining popularity among citizens around the Middle East.

Money and Banks in the American Political System

Apr 03, 2013 to Apr 10, 2013
(Episode #2514)
Kathryn Lavelle discusses her newest book, Money and Banks in the American Political System. Michael Adler gives an update on the Iranian nuclear negotiations.

Wilson Forum - U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes

Mar 31, 2013 to Apr 06, 2013
(Episode #605)
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.

Wilson Forum - Young and Undocumented: The New American Story

Mar 24, 2013 to Mar 30, 2013
(Episode #604)
Three undocumented students from Georgetown's Hoyas for Immigrant Rights group discuss the current challenges, including limited access to education, healthcare, and financial opportunities, that immigrant college students face in the U.S. today.

Wilson Forum - From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration

Mar 17, 2013 to Mar 23, 2013
(Episode #603)
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano discusses her department’s plans to protect America in the years ahead from multiple threats including cyber-crime, terrorism, immigration, and natural disasters.

The Quarterly Report: Is Democracy Worth It?

Mar 13, 2013 to Mar 19, 2013
(Episode #2511)
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.

Wilson Forum - The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam

Mar 10, 2013
(Episode #602)
Author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed discusses his new book “The Thistle and the Drone.” The book reveals an important yet largely ignored result of the war on terror’s increased use of drones in combat zones.

U.S. Special Operations & Iran Update

Mar 06, 2013 to Mar 12, 2013
(Episode #2510)
Air Force Colonel Wolfe Davidson focuses on the role of U.S. special forces in military operations. In our second segment we discuss the latest attempts to negotiate with Iran over its nuclear program with journalist and public policy scholar Michael Adler.

Wilson Forum - Allies at Odds: Obama, Netanyahu, and The State of U.S.- Israeli Relations

Mar 03, 2013 to Mar 09, 2013
(Episode #601)
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.