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Trump Administration Announces Restrictions on TikTok and WeChat

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

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A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

75th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima

Statement from Sayuri Romei, Public Policy Fellow with the History and Public Policy Program.

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HHS Secretary Announces Plans to Visit Taiwan

Statement from Asia Program Director, Abraham Denmark

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Wilson Center President to step down after almost decade of service

Today, Wilson Center President and CEO Jane Harman announced that she will step down from her role when her contract expires in February 2021. Harman communicated her decision in a letter to the Wilson’s Center’s Board of Trustees where she highlighted the Center’s record of accomplishment.

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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead

Statement from Jean Lee, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy.

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Wilson Center Partners with Smithsonian on its Race Initiative

The Wilson Center Board of Trustees held a special session on Thursday to endorse a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, announced specific actions to enhance diversity and inclusion, and address President Wilson’s legacy on race.

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Gov. Bill Haslam to be New Chair of Wilson Center Board of Trustees

The Wilson Center welcomes the White House’s intent to nominate former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees.

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Statement from The Wilson Center

The Wilson Center was chartered by Congress in 1968 as the official memorial to President Wilson. The namesake of our institution – while a visionary in international affairs – held racist views and implemented racist policies as President of Princeton University and as President of this country.

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Bridges and Blockades: Life at the DMZ

What is it like to work like in Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)? For decades, the United Nations Command Security Battalion (UNCSB) post in the Joint Security Area that divides Korea was a tense and volatile place referred to as “the world’s loneliest outpost.” Post-2018 diplomatic initiatives and newly-minted cooperation between UNCSB troops and their North Korean counterparts made the DMZ a far less forbidding border, yet recent months have brought renewed tensions to one of the world’s most-contested landscapes.

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'Facebook Groups Are Destroying America': Researcher On Misinformation Spread Online

Disinformation Fellow Nina Jankowicz joins NPR's "All Things Considered."

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India gains seat on UN Security Council

Asia Program Deputy Director Michael Kugelman reacts to the news that India has won a seat on the United Nations Security Council.

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Wilson Center Experts Reaction to China/India Confrontation

Abraham Denmark, Robert Daly and Michael Kugelman offer their analysis of the news coming from the border confrontation between China and India.

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WQ Summer 2020: Korea, 70 Years On

Asia changed forever on June 25, 1950. The Summer 2020 issue of The Wilson Quarterly gives readers a comprehensive look at The Korean War – its origins, its history, and its continuing ripples on the peninsula and across the globe.

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Argentina’s Friendships Could Jeopardize Its Debt Relief

Argentina Project Director, Benjamin Gedan writes that facing a coronavirus-aggravated economic downturn, Argentine President Alberto Fernández is walking a foreign-policy tightrope between Bolivia, Venezuela, and the United States.

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The Wilson Center Breaks Ice on Revitalized Polar Initiative

Wilson Center’s Polar Institute and Harvard Kennedy School’s Arctic Initiative Release Report on Combating Plastic Pollution in the Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Polar Institute at The Wilson Center today released a report on “Policy and Action on Plastic Pollution in the Arctic Ocean.” The report is based on a workshop the Centers co-hosted this past fall with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council...

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How Much Can the Human Spirit Endure in Isolation?

Distinguished Fellow Robin Wright's latest looks at the unique challenges confinement presents, including a conversation with Public Policy Fellow, Haleh Esfandiari.

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Ready to Lead: Understanding Women's Public Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa

Ready to Lead: Understanding Women's Public Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa

We are very proud to present to you our new report, Ready to Lead: Understanding Women’s Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa, which introduces the first research instrument of its kind: The Middle East Women Leaders Index. This data tool quantifies and compares the extent of women’s leadership in the public sector across the MENA region.

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