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Mexico Institute in the News: Security 'quagmire' for Mexican presidential candidates

Apr 18, 2012
Many Mexicans are weary of the sharp rise in violence that has accompanied Calderón's military-led strategy against drug traffickers. So why aren't presidential hopefuls offering alternatives?

Chasing Shadows: The Angleton Legacy and the World of Counterintelligence

Apr 18, 2012
His zeal both a benefit and a liability, longtime CIA counter-intelligence chief James Angleton is remembered with a mixed legacy. In this interview, Cambridge historian and Cold War expert Christopher Andrew discusses the complex personality behind one of the era’s towering figures.

CEF Former Assistant Quoted in an Article by Mode Shift

Apr 18, 2012
CEF's former program assistant Pete Masters was quoted in "The Global Fossil Energy Boom: Perspective From China" by Keith Schneider. Pete currently is under a fulbright program to study the development of shale gas in Sichuan. Click for more information.

Gaddis Biography of George Kennan Wins Pulitzer Prize

Apr 17, 2012
Wilson Center Fellow and CWIHP Advisory Board member John Lewis Gaddis wins the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Latin American Program in the News: Regional Security, Not Iran, a Primary Focus in South America

Apr 17, 2012
According to Arnson, though the issue of Iran is not salient compared to other issues in Latin America, its inconsistent relationship with the region highlights the already existent divisions in attitudes toward the United States. Though countries like Venezuela also reject the influence of the United States worldwide, she says, the broader region does not share Iran's hostilities.