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India and Canada Fracture

Canada says India was involved in Sikh leader's death. Allies haven't condemned India

Xavier Delgado of the Canada Institute talks with NPR's Jackie Northam about how allies of Canada have, so far, had a muted response to allegations that a Canadian Sikh leader was killed by agents of the Indian government.

North Korea: Have We Reached the Point of No Return?

Russia Needs North Korea as much as North Korea Needs Russia

Korea Fellow Sung-Yoon Lee, author of 'The Sister, North Korea's Kim Yo Jong, the Most Dangerous Woman in the World,' warns about the little-known power in the regime on 'Fox News Live.'


Africa Program Director discusses military coup in Gabon.

Africa Program Director Oge Onubogu spoke with NewsHour about the military ousting of Gabon's President, the latest coup in Africa

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Russia is sending crude through the Arctic to China

Polar Institute Director Becca Pincus talks with NPR's Jackie Northam about sharp increase in the number of Russian oil tankers shuttling crude to ports in China via Polar waters.

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Strengthening Economic Ties with Taiwan Means More Trade Deals

Taiwan is a key partner of the United States, and strengthening our bilateral relationship is vital to secure our economic interests in the Indo-Pacific region and throughout the world.

Gross Human Rights Violations and Impunity in Nicaragua: Report by Independent Experts

Nicaragua Welcomes the Kremlin but Not the Catholic Church

Chief of Staff Eddy Acevedo writes the US must reaffirm its commitment to democracy for those who were massacred, and for all Nicaraguans still living under this brutal dictatorship.

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U.S., South Korea conduct military exercises as North Korea ramps up missile testing

Sue Mi Terry spoke with Newshour's Nick Schifrin about high tensions on the Korean Peninsula. This month, the U.S. and South Korea launched their largest military exercises in nearly six years. In response, North Korea tested five missiles, part of a record number of tests over the last 15 months.

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President Biden Announces New Appointments to Wilson Center Board of Trustees

Today President Biden announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve on the Board of Directors of The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars...

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The stark reality of life in Iran right now

Haleh Esfandiari spoke with Fatma Tanis of NPR about the recent protest in Iran.

AMLO after casting his vote

Why proposed reforms in Mexico draw protests

Lila Abed speaks with John Dickerson of CBS News about the protests happening after Mexico's Senate passed electoral reforms.

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Wilson Center Launches Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition to Shape Conversations and Reforms in Era of Great Power Competition

The Wilson Center has announced the establishment of a new cross-cutting initiative aimed at shaping conversations and proposing meaningful policy reforms to strengthen American leadership in the era of great power competition. Named the Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition, or WISC, the new initiative was made possible by a generous transformational multi-year commitment from the Wahba Foundation.