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Latin American Program in the News: EE.UU. amenaza con represalias a China y Rusia por el caso Snowden

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Pero Washington también lanzó advertencias a países latinoamericanos que pudieran ofrecer asilo político a Snowden, en particular a Ecuador, Venezuela o Cuba, campeones del "antiimperialismo" en la región. Estos países podrían recibir consecuencias más directas si no apoyan a Estados Unidos, según Cynthia Arnson, directora del programa América Latina en el Woodrow Wilson International Center.

Latin American Program in the News: EE.UU, aguijoneado por el caso Snowden, amenaza con represalias a China, Rusia y países latinoamericanos

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Pero Washington también lanzó advertencias a países latinoamericanos que pudieran ofrecer asilo político a Snowden, en particular a Ecuador, Venezuela o Cuba, campeones del "antiimperialismo" en la región.
 

Wilson Forum - U.S. Special Operations 2020

The National Conversation Series continues with Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.  Joining McRaven in the discussion are a panel of experts including Daniel Feldman, Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S.

Environment Roundtable: Responding to Climate Change & Syria Update

This week we on Dialogue at the Wilson Center we convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change.

The Way of the Knife

This week on Dialogue at the Wilson Center our guest is Mark Mazzetti, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for The New York Times where he serves as a national security correspondent.  A former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, he is the author of the new book, “The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.” In a world increasingly driven by scientific and technological breakthroughs, are we getting the information we need to understand the rapid changes and cho

Bombs, Plots, and Laws

First, the danger of the “enemy within”—supposedly “homegrown” terrorists who are simultaneously alienated and radicalized, often with the help of the Internet. Second, the difficult task faced by law enforcement and intelligence agencies in uncovering such low-tech plots in advance. After all, with a 24 hour news cycle and an inevitable media feeding frenzy, even a relatively low number of casualties (say, compared with the civil war in Syria) can have a high impact.

Security Roundtable: Dealing with Outliers

This week on Dialogue at the Wilson Center we convene our security roundtable to discuss the best ways to deal with the “outlier states” of North Korea and Iran. Our guests are Haleh Esfandiari, Director of the Wilson Center’s Middle East Program, Robert Hathaway, Director of the Center’s Asia Program, and Robert Litwak, Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director of International Security Studies at the Wilson Center.

Wilson Forum - Strategic Options for Iran: Balancing Pressure with Diplomacy

On this episode of Wilson Forum, former senior national security officials, military officers, and experts with decades of Middle East experience present a balanced report on the strategic options for dealing with Iran.  Panelists include William Luers, former Public Policy Scholar and Adjunct Professor at The School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Ambassador James Dobbins, RAND C

U.S.-Pakistan Security Relations: From 9/11 to 2011, with an Eye on 2014

Soon after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the United States and Pakistan entered into a wide-ranging security partnership. The deal ushered in an era of volatile relations between Washington and Islamabad. During her time as the Wilson Center’s 2012-13 Pakistan Scholar, Simbal Khan has been researching the U.S.-Pakistan security relationship, and at this event she will highlight her findings. She will also examine what the future may hold for U.S.-Pakistan security ties with the approach of the 2014 international troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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