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Opinion: USAID must protect the integrity of its humanitarian aid programs

The Africa Program's Bill Steiger examines how and why USAID must work to bolster the integrity of its humanitarian aid efforts.

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Ukraine’s 2019 Elections: Preparing for More Russian Cyberattacks

What can the U.S. do to prevent cyberattacks from China?

Meg King, Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program, spoke with Marketplace about how the United States can prevent future cyberattacks from China.

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Iran cannot build a nuclear weapon if we dismantle its infrastructure

Eddy Acevedo examines why the Biden administration should aim to dismantle Iran's nuclear program amid ongoing negotiations over sanctions.

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China is Investing in Latin America, and the U.S. is Jealous

Does China actively promote its way of governing — and do other countries listen?

Wilson Fellow Maria Repnikova was interviewed by Jessica Chen Weiss of the Washington Post about Chinese training programs.

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We just had another ransomware attack. It’s time Biden gave Putin an ultimatum.

If this becomes routine, businesses and the economy will suffer, writes Matthew Rojansky, Director of the Kennan Institute.

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USAID ties with Israel, UAE a model to advance development goals - opinion

Memorandums of understanding with Israel and the UAE establish an important foundation to share technical expertise and resources in developing countries, explains the Wilson Center's Eddy Acevedo.

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The Iran Nuclear Deal Isn't the Problem. Iran Is.

James F. Jeffrey, Chair of the Middle East Program, writes that a return to the Iran nuclear agreement will require the Biden administration to counter Iran's efforts in the Middle East.

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President Biden hosts Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the White House

Michael Kugelman speaks with Tanya Rivero of CBS News about what President Ashraf Ghani and President Biden expect from their meeting.

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Top Afghan Leaders Visit the White House at a Low Moment

Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director of the Wilson Center's Asia Program, anticipates President Ghani's meeting with President Biden amid "deteriorating" circumstances in Afghanistan.

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Can Biden Do Everything?

James Jeffrey, Chair of the Middle East Program, examines collective security and U.S. strategy.

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On GPS: Iran's new hardline President-elect

The Middle East Program's Robin Wright discusses the results of Iran's presidential election with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.

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Matthew Rojansky, Kennan Institute Director, previews the upcoming Summit.

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Vice President Harris To Make First Foreign Trip

Vice President Harris heads to Guatemala and Mexico on her first foreign trip — a journey that President Biden made when he had the job, but that has considerably higher political stakes for Harris.

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World's Largest Beef Supplier Is The Latest Target In Ransomware Attack

Meg King, Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program, speaks with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd.

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The Arctic Council Power Flex that Could Prove Prosperous for America

Scholar Thomas Rotnem of the Kennan Institute examines what actions Russia might take in its two-year term as chair of the Arctic Council.

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Kim Jong Un Tries To Fortify Power In North Korea

Jean Lee, Director, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy is a guest on WBUR's "Here & Now."

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EU sanctions Belarus for arresting journalist in Ryanair ‘hijacking’

Matt Rojansky joins "NewsHour."

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Blinken To Head North On Arctic Trip

David Balton talks with NPR's Michele Kelemen.


In Wake of Pipeline Hack, Biden Signs Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky contributes to this report on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

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How leaving Afghanistan cancels our post-9/11 use of force

By declaring that our troops will leave Afghanistan on Sept. 11, the Biden administration has removed the last possible justification for a bill which I supported two decades ago as a member of Congress — to authorize military action against those who committed the first major attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor.

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President Biden Announces His Plan to Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan

Distinguished Fellow Robin Wright joined WNYC's "The Takeaway."

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Climate Change Policies Have Seen Great Change in Biden’s First 100 Days

Geoffrey Dabelko speaks with NPR affiliate, WOUB-FM.

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New Wilson Center President Promises Focus on Global Challenges

WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the nation's key non-partisan policy forum, welcomes its new President, Director, and CEO, Ambassador Mark Green, who starts today in that capacity...

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Biden and AMLO to hold first summit meeting

President Biden is expected to have a virtual summit with Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday, March 1st. Experts from The Wilson Center's Mexico Insitute share their analysis on this important partnership for the new administration.

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Statement from Wilson Center President, Director and CEO Jane Harman

"The recent insurrection carried out by a mob against the U.S. Capitol, inspired by false claims of a stolen election, were a sickening attack on our democracy. I have lived and worked in Washington a long time--including 22 years as a Senate aide and as a Member of Congress – and I have always seen the Capitol building as hallowed ground. To see it invaded and defaced, and to see my friends and former colleagues put in harm’s way, was frankly inconceivable..."