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A Greek shipping port and China's major global infrastructure push

Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly shares his thoughts on "NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt."

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Sue Mi Terry Appointed Director of the Hyundai Motor Korea Foundation Center

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Dr. Sue Mi Terry as Director of the Center’s Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy.

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Opinion: Why the Nobel Peace Prize award is a huge blow to Facebook

In the Washington Post, Global Fellow Nina Jankowicz writes that, in an era when attacks on the press have been increasing, Ressa and Muratov are a reminder of the critical role the Fourth Estate plays in upholding democracy. But Ressa’s win has another dimension as well: It also is an indictment of the failings of Facebook

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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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WhatsApp outage highlights the scale of its worldwide use

Benjamin Gedan spoke with Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour

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Highway bill's long and winding road

In The Hill, Don Wolfensberger looks at the path the President's infrastructure bill has taken.

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How Meng Wanzhou’s release can still be a big win for Canada and the US

Christopher Sands and Robert Daly analyze how, for the US, a chance has been created to strengthen its key alliance with Canada.

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The Future of the Quad is in Southeast Asia

Quad Looks to Cement Its Resurgence in Washington

Michael Kugelman writes in Foreign Policy, the first in-person leaders’ summit shows how far the group has come after nearly two decades of irrelevance.

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Capitulation Will Only Embolden the Maduro Regime

Eddy Acevedo writes in The National Review that bringing an end to the dictatorship cannot wait until 2024.

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Christopher Sands Previews Canadian Elections and U.S.-Canadian Relations

Canada Institute Director Christopher Sands joined C-SPAN's "Washington Journal."

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Capitol fencing raises questions about a democratic disconnect

Don Wolfensberger looks at the various potential public perceptions of the reinstallation of the security fence around the Capitol.

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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.

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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.

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A Hard Look at America after 9/11

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.

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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.

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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.

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Farahnaz Ispahani

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.

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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.

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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.

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