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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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President Biden's February 24th Executive Order

Comments from Melissa Griffith, Public Policy Scholar with the Science and Technology Innovation Program.

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No, China is not the EU’s top trading partner

Global Europe Program Director Daniel Hamilton writes in Politico that, if you count services, not just goods, trade flows with the US are far larger.

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Protests Continue In Myanmar After Coup

Lucas Myers was a guest on WBUR's "Here & Now."

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President Biden Speaks with President Xi Jinping

Analysis from Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the US.

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Do you dislike executive orders? Congress must play its own part

Congressional Relations Director Aaron Jones looks at the role Congress can play when working with a new administration's flurry of executive orders.

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President Biden Announces New Sanctions on Myanmar

Statement from the Asia Program's Lucas Myers.

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Wilson Center Press Briefing with Ambassador James Jeffrey

The Wilson Center hosted a Press Briefing with the Chair of the Middle East Program, Ambassador James Jeffrey.

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The Latest in Myanmar

Analysis from the Asia Program's Lucas Myers.

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Wilson Center Names Ambassador Mark Green as Next President, Director and CEO

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue, announced Ambassador Mark Green will take the helm as President, Director and CEO...

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The Wilson Center Once Again Named A Top 10 Think Tank Worldwide

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is ranked one of the top 10 think tanks in the world and is designated as a Center of Excellence in Regional Studies in the 2020 University of Pennsylvania Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, released today..

New Year, New Strategy: Shifting Policies on North Korea in 2018

Why VP Kamala Harris Should Meet With Kim Yo-Jong

Dr. Seong-Chang Cheong, Wilson Center Fellow writes that Vice President Kamala Harris should be given full authority to sit down and negotiate with her counterpart, Kim Yo-jong, the de facto number two in the North Korean power hierarchy.

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Urgent: Extend New START treaty with Russia now

Kennan Institute's Peter Zwack on the Biden administration's announcement of its strong interest to immediately extend the strategic New START nuclear treaty with Russia that is set to expire on February 5th.

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The Wilson Center and Moonshot CVE Release Landmark Study on Online Gendered Abuse and Disinformation

WASHINGTON- Online gendered and sexualized abuse and disinformation against women in public life is widespread, and social media platforms are doing too little to stop it, finds a landmark study by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Moonshot CVE...

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Wilson Center Announces Brazil-U.S. Dialogue on Sustainability and Climate Change

The Wilson Center is pleased to announce a new Brazil-United States Dialogue on Sustainability and Climate Change in partnership with the Concertação Pela Amazônia, a network of Brazilian individuals, civil society organizations, and companies dedicated to promoting sustainable development in the Amazon region.

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Wilson Center Appoints Duncan Wood As Vice President of Strategy and New Initiatives

The Wilson Center announced today the promotion of Dr. Duncan Wood to the Vice President of Strategy and New Initiatives' position. Wood begins his new position after serving for eight years as Director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute...

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Wilson Center Names Andrew Rudman As New Mexico Institute Director

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce Andrew I. Rudman's appointment as the new Director of the Center's Mexico Institute. Mr. Rudman comes to the Mexico Institute from his position as Managing Director at Monarch Global Strategies LLC, where he counseled a global portfolio of clients on regulatory and public policy challenges related to market entry and market access in the Americas with a primary focus on Mexico...


Wilson Center Looks at the World’s Expectations of President Biden

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, ranked as the number one think tank for Regional Studies, possesses the expertise to offer a clear idea of what the world is expecting from the 46th President of the United States...

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Wilson Quarterly Releases New Winter Edition: Back to the Future?

Key U.S. policy shifts caused immense global ripples. Can the Biden administration pick up where the Obama White House left off? Or must it plot a new course?

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No, the Chaos in America Is Not a Gift to China and Russia

Kissinger Institute Fellow Maria Repnikova believes autocrats around the world won’t gain from the United States’ pain.

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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..."

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The World's Reaction to the Events of January 6th.

Wilson Center experts look at how the world is reacting to the events at the US Capitol on January 6th.

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What my grandfather's life taught me about China and America

Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly contributes to this article on

Brexit Update: Deal or No Deal?

Did the historic trade deal with Europe end the affair of Brexit?

Global Fellow Michael Geary looks at what the future may hold for Britain and the European Union.

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Geoengineering must stay peaceful

Wilson Center Fellow Elizabeth Chalecki co-authored this piece which looks at the political and scientific problems Geoengineers face.

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Global Fellow Michelle Egan on Brexit Deal

Wilson Center Global Fellow Michelle Egan offers analysis on the Brexit Deal

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Navigating a nation of metro and rural viewpoints

Blair Ruble writes for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that, in this moment of social, cultural, demographic, and economic realignment, what it means to be “metropolitan” has emerged as a critical fulcrum for charting the nation’s political future.

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A Crisis of Confidence

Jane Harman on how President-elect Biden Can Restore Faith in U.S. Spy Agencies.

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How Biden Should Approach U.S.-Mexico Relations

Wilson Center Vice President of New Initiatives and Director of the Mexico Institute talks with World Politics Review.

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Wilson Center Names Amb. James F. Jeffrey New Chair of Middle East Program

The Wilson Center is pleased to announce that Ambassador James F. Jeffrey will be joining the Wilson Center to serve as Chair of the Middle East Program.

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A new inventory of Arctic infrastructure aims to spur sustainable development

The Arctic Infrastructure Inventory lists 8,000 projects in the Arctic to help inform investment and development policies.

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Robert Daly Breaks Down The China-Australia Standoff

Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the US joins The Big Picture with Olivier Knox.

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Why the Assassination of a Scientist Will Have No Impact on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright believes the glaring irony of the sensational operation is that it will probably have a negligible impact on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Joe Biden's oncoming headache over Vladimir Putin

Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky co-authors this piece regarding the President-elect and Vladimir Putin

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Biden names John Kerry as presidential envoy for climate change

Sherri Goodman speaks with PRI's "The World."

A Window Into Our Brains – Jigsaw, Sideways, CRISPR and the Power of Analogies

Our Brains Explain the Season’s Sadness

In her latest piece in The New Yorker, Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright looks at how our brains are coping with the emotions brought on by these unique times.

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The Mexico-US Relationship After Cienfuegos

Duncan Wood, Vice President for New Initiatives and Director of the Mexico Institute sat down with Brian Winter, editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.

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Iran Should Take the First Step

Wilson Center Senior Vice President, Robert Litwak and Senior Scholar, Haleh Esfandiari look at steps Iran can take with the Biden Administration sides to make possible a successful outcome of renewed negotiations – if they take place.

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Get to Know Dan Hamilton

Get to know the new Director of The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program

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Jane Harman joins Fox News Sunday panel

Wilson Center President and CEO, Congresswoman Jane Harman was a panelist on the 11/22 episode of "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace.

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Joe Biden's oncoming headache over Vladimir Putin

Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky and Michael Kimmage look at the President-elect's strategy.

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Iran’s oil exports, uranium stockpile surge

Senior Vice President Rob Litwak speaks with Wilson Center alum and Pulitzer Prize winner, Joby Warrick

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The World Reacts to the 2020 Election

Wilson Center experts offer their analysis on how the world is reacting to the 2020 Election

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The Wilson Quarterly Fall 2020: The Ends of History

The past is always with us - even when governments try to alter or erase it. How does contested history shape our politics and culture? Read the latest issue of The Wilson Quarterly.

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Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War

Samuel F. Wells Jr's Fearing The Worst (2019) Now Published in Korean

Samuel F. Wells’ Fearing the Worst (2019) explores how key military and political decisions influenced both the escalation of conflict during the Korean War and its legacy’s impact on postwar competition. The book was most recently translated to Korean and published by Hanul M Plus under the translated title The Korean War and the Cold War Era.

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