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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 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..."