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A Conversation with Argentine Transportation Minister Guillermo Dietrich

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has promised gargantuan investments in infrastructure to increase productivity and competitiveness. To advance that agenda, the Ministry of Transportation is planning significant near-term infrastructure projects within its National Transportation Plan. 

Turmoil Across the Middle East: What Does It Mean?

What should we make of the Middle East’s upheavals? In recent weeks, the Islamic State (ISIS) “caliphate” collapsed. Syria’s Assad regime all but won the six-year war, thus consolidating Iranian and Russian influence. Saudi Arabia purged parts of its royal family. Lebanon’s prime minister abruptly resigned. Iraq’s Kurds voted for independence, triggering confrontation with Baghdad. Years of U.S. and international engagement has failed to rebuild fractured countries, and the very viability of states like Iraq and Syria has been challenged.

Infographic | North America's Human Capital

Innovating Women's Leadership Across Sectors: A Conversation with H.E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius

On October 2, the Women in Public Service Project and Africa Program at the Wilson Center co-hosted a conversation with Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius. The panel was moderated by Gwen K. Young, Director of the Global Women's Leadership Initiative and the Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center.

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