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Wilson Center Moves Up in Global Think Tank Rankings for Fifth Year in a Row

Feb 01, 2016
According to findings released Thursday by the University of Pennsylvania, the Wilson Center is the world’s #9 think tank, up from #10 in 2015. The results mark the fifth year in a row that the Center has risen in the global rankings; the Center was also ranked fifth in the United States.

North America needs to pivot...to North America

Jan 29, 2016
In this U.S. election year, it is important to shift the conversation to the importance of U.S. relations with Mexico and Canada. This editorial, by the former Canadian ambassador to the U.S., the former Mexican ambassador to the U.S., and the former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, believes that their governments should focus on advancing trilateral relations in the business sector and improve collaboration in the security conversation over illegal trafficking, extremism, and terrorism. The Wilson Center will launch an initiative this year to highlight the importance of North American co-operation and provide proposals for action.

How Resilient is the Global Economy?

Jan 28, 2016
With oil prices continuing to drop and China attempting to manage its economic slowdown, the US stock market and global markets have been jolted. Meg Lundsager and Kent Hughes discuss the resiliency of the global economy as it’s tested on many fronts.

The Russian Center

Jan 28, 2016
Conjecture about some meaningful driver of Russian behavior has been common among both foreign watchers of Russia and Russians themselves. The problem is, it is hard to tell whether the Kremlin is being rational or ideological, writes Maxim Trudolyubov.