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Wilson Center Honors Petr Aven and Susan Carmel Lehrman

Nov 10, 2015
The Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute presented the Woodrow Wilson Award to Petr Aven and Susan Carmel Lehrman in recognition of their contributions to corporate and public service related to U.S.-Russia relations at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Awards Dinner on November 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Infographic | Homeland Security as a Theory of Action: The Impact on U.S./Mexico Border Management

Nov 10, 2015
This infographic is based on the essay "Homeland Security as a Theory of Action: The Impact on U.S./Mexico Border Management," by Alan D. Bersin and Michael D. Huston.

Turkey’s Election Recap

Nov 10, 2015
In what was a surprise to most, Turkey’s elections resulted in a decisive win for the ruling party.

Ambassador Ryan Crocker New Distinguished Fellow at Wilson Center

Nov 10, 2015
The Wilson Center is pleased to announce that Ambassador Ryan Crocker has joined the Center as a non-resident Distinguished Fellow from November 2015 to November 2016. Ambassador Crocker’s work will focus on U.S. policy in the Middle East and include public and private presentations.

The Month in U.S.-China Relations (October) 中美关系月报

Nov 10, 2015
The glow from September’s Obama-Xi summit faded as the USS Lassen made its way through the South China Sea on a Freedom of Navigation (FON) patrol last month. Just as the fifth plenary session of the 18th Communist Party Central Committee kicked off in Beijing, the guided missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of artificial islands built by China. Beijing warned the U.S. that if it continued to “create tensions in the region,” China might “increase and strengthen the building up of our relevant abilities.” General Secretary Xi stated in September that “China does not intend to pursue militarization” in the South China Sea, but China’s netizens are calling for a military response to the American challenge.