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AMLO & the Fourth Transformation: One Year After His Historic Election Victory

It has now been one year since the victory of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, an election that was won with the promise of a Fourth Transformation in Mexico. As part of this transformation, López Obrador promised to end corruption, grow the Mexican economy, reduce violence, build infrastructure, and expand social programs designed to reduce poverty and inequality. Six months after taking office, he has maintained a high level of popular support while aggressively pursuing his agenda and managing a challenging relationship with the U.S. administration.

Situation Briefing: Crisis in Sudan

 

During their visit to Washington, the US Sudan Business Council offered a timely debriefing to members of the Middle East Program and Sudan Working Group at the Wilson Center on the recent political and economic crisis. The provided a detailed account of the regime structure and the protest movement, in addition to an in-depth look on the Sudanese economy and nature of problems facing the business environment.

The Ukrainian Presidential Election: Outcomes and Expectations

In March 2019, Ukraine began a super-election period, which will include presidential, parliamentary, and local elections between now and 2020. Three days after Ukraine’s presidential election, a panel of leading Ukrainian and international political analysts discussed the electoral process, the outcome of the vote, and its impact for the country's future.

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Mykhailo Minakov

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