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North Korean Missile Was A 'Cleverly Calculated Test'
Jean Lee joined NPR's Mary Louise Kelly on "All Things Considered" to talk about the latest developments in North Korea.LISTEN NOW
Two Decades After 9/11, Are We Safer?
Jane Harman joined NPR's Greg Myre on "Weekend Edition Saturday" to talk about her experiences on September 11th, 2001, including the U.S. responses over the last 20 years.LISTEN NOW
Threat assessment today
Twenty years after 9/11, militant Islamists continue to be a threat, not just in Afghanistan, but across much of the world. And as Distinguished Fellow Robin Wright tells Marco Werman, the challenge for the US in 2021 is to find the tools to deal effectively with the flash points that have generated jihadism.LISTEN NOW
As Afghanistan crumbles, Turkey's airstrikes set up the next disaster
From Amy Austin Holmes. She writes that, while the United States and the rest of the world were focused on Afghanistan, Turkey carried out airstrikes that hit genocide survivors in Iraq and members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) — allies who led the fight against ISIS.READ MORE
Congress unveils a surreal budget reel that only plays backwards
The fall session of Congress is always jam-packed with fiscal frenzy as the new budget year (FY 2022) looms just over the horizon on October first. Don Wolfensberger has more in The Hill.READ NOW
The imminent danger for Afghanistan's women and minorities
Farahnaz Ispahani writes in The Hill that women and religious minorities that bore the brunt of the Taliban’s brutality during the 1990s, when the Taliban were last in power, feel particularly vulnerable.READ NOW
The Deteriorating Situation in Afghanistan: Expertise from the Wilson Center
Experts from the Wilson Center examine the implications of what is unfolding for Afghanistan, its people, the region, and the United States.READ NOW
Former US NSA slams Biden administration over troops withdrawal from Afghanistan
The discussion between Ambassador Mark Green and General H.R. McMaster, part of the Wilson Center Asia Program's "Hindsight Up Front" initiative is featured.WATCH NOW
U.S. Schools Aim To Lure Foreign Students Back Who Shied Away During The Pandemic
U.S. colleges and universities saw a 20% drop in the number of foreign students due to the pandemic. Though enrollment numbers are rebounding, it is posing a big problem for colleges. Robert Daly talks with NPR.LISTEN NOW
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.Read more
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.Listen now
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.Read More
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.Read More
THE BIDEN-PUTIN SUMMIT: NOTHING TO RESET BUT EXPECTATIONS
Matthew Rojansky, Kennan Institute Director, previews the upcoming Summit.Read More
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..."READ STATEMENT