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Wilson Center Launches New Initiative for Threatened and Displaced Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is launching a new Initiative to offer residential fellowships to foreign scholars who face threats to their lives or their careers in their home countries.

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For better Middle Eastern relations tomorrow, engage youth today

Wilson Center President, Director and CEO, Ambassador Mark Green's latest in The Hill argues that in order for the central promise of the Abraham Accords to be realized — the vision of a lasting peace — more, much more, needs to be done.

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U.S. claims differ from what Russia says is happening along the Ukraine border

Russia says it has withdrawn some troops on the border with Ukraine, but the U.S. says Russia has added troops. NPR's A Martinez speaks with retired Brig. Gen. Peter Zwack about the competing claims.

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The US should seek common ground with China before it's too late

Sadek Wahba, Global Advisory Council Member writes, instead of competition versus cooperation, 'coopetition' should be the name of the game - and infrastructure is the best place to start.

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James Jeffrey on US Raid in Syria targeting the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group

Ambassador James Jeffrey joins the BBC's Laura Trevelyan after President Biden confirmed Islamic State leader was killed in Syria. Jeffrey calls the operation a 'victory'. Jeffery was previously the US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey and is now the Chair of the Middle East Program.

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Combating Russia’s Aggression

Will Pomeranz, deputy director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center, and Andrea Kendall-Taylor, senior fellow, and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) discuss with VOA host Carol Castiel the latest developments, including the placement of 8,500 US military personnel on “high alert” and considering the imposition of draconian sanctions on the Kremlin for its malign actions against Ukraine and Eastern European NATO members.

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Trade can improve Jordan's economic burdens made worse by refugees

Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor Eddy Acevedo writes that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a critical ally for the United States in the Middle East, but our foreign assistance hasn’t been focused on helping Jordan to combat its economic challenges.

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The US is on the sidelines of a historic transformation in the Middle East

Wilson Center President and CEO, Ambassador Mark Green and Hallam Ferguson analyze the "seismic political realignment underway in the Middle East."

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Daniel Ortega will begin year 15 of his dictatorship, with no guarantee of concluding his term in office

Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor Eddy Acevedo spoke about the role of the OAS in its management of the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua.

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Wilson Smart Take: Canadian Vaccine Mandate for Truck Drivers

Christopher Sands, Director of the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute, talks about the recent vaccine mandate for truck drivers crossing into Canada.

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In Venezuela, confidence in the democratic process wanes as Maduro maintains power

Cynthia Arnson, director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American program joins Newshour. It’s been three years since opposition leader Juan Guaido’s party won Venezuela's presidential election. But despite international support for Guaido, President Nicolas Maduro continues to lead. With confidence in the democratic process waning, Venezuela is also undergoing a shrinking economy and a growing humanitarian and refugee crisis.

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How Aafia Saddiqui's case relates to the hostage taking incident in Texas

When a gunman took hostages at a Texas synagogue, he invoked Aafia Saddiqui's name. NPR's A Martinez talks to Asia Program Deputy Director Michael Kugelman about why she's in prison.

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A ‘Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion’ in North Korea

North Korea launch prompts FAA ground stop

Sue Mi Terry spoke with CNN's Brian Todd on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" about how the two recent North Korean missile launches, allegedly hypersonic.

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How Bahrain is advancing women’s rights and Abraham Accords

Eddy Acevedo writes that while Bahrain has advanced tremendously in its economic and social sectors, more work still needs to be done on the human rights front.

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The Year in US Foreign Policy

“Terrorism has intensified, and the Taliban takeover has led to sanctions that have put Afghanistan in a position where it has an acute humanitarian crisis that could well lead to mass famine,” said Michael Kugelman, Asia Program Deputy Director.

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The Looming Threat of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran

Distinguished Fellow Robin Wright on how the Biden Administration faces a potential confrontation with a longtime rival that is better armed and more hard-line than at any time in its modern history.

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William Pomeranz on U.S.-Russia Tensions

William Pomeranz talked with C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" about rising tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine and the future of NATO.

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Biden again calls on Putin to de-escalate tensions along Ukraine border

Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky spoke with NPR's Franco Ordoñez.

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Political Parties are not Monoliths

Aaron Jones on why, despite holding the presidency and a majority in the House, the party struggles to pass its agenda.

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