Security and Defense News

Infographic | Five Security Priorities

Feb 04, 2016
This infographic depicts five security priorities for Mexico, which were drawn from presentations given during our 2016 Mexico Security Review.

Tough Choices in Afghanistan

Feb 04, 2016
More than fourteen years after routing the Taliban, and seven years after President Barack Obama, pledging to wind up the war, entered the White House, the United States faces another turning point in the seemingly endless conflict in Afghanistan.

Five Security Priorities for Mexico

Jan 27, 2016
There is a clear consensus among security experts and academics that Mexico's violence issues are reviving. To improve security and reduce crime, Mexico must focus its policy efforts in five priority areas.

U.S.-Mexico Cooperation in Drug War

Jan 20, 2016
Duncan Wood talked with C-SPAN's Washington Journal about the recapture of El Chapo.

Former Mexican Governor Detained in Spain

Jan 19, 2016
It’s been a good week for Mexican law and order. Following the recent capture of El Chapo, comes the news that Former Mexican Governor Moreira has been detained in Spain as part of an ongoing money-laundering investigation. Wilson Fellow Viridiana Rios provides analysis.

US Hostages Released From Iran

Jan 19, 2016
Haleh Esfandiari, a former political prisoner herself, talks about Iran’s release of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and three other Americans as part of a prisoner swap with the US.

Saudi Arabia and Iran's Forever Fight

Jan 13, 2016
"The Saudi-Iranian cold war is going to be one of the defining features of the new Middle East. Here’s why," write Aaron David Miller and Jason Brodsky.

El Chapo Set to Be Extradited to the U.S.

Jan 12, 2016
Duncan Wood talks to CNNi about the arrest of El Chapo and the questions surrounding his interview with Sean Penn.

India is Failing to Learn from Terrorist Attacks

Jan 12, 2016
Recent events highlight that New Delhi has a long way to go in addressing its security.

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