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Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition

The Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition works to shape conversations and inspire meaningful action to strengthen technology, trade, infrastructure, and energy as part of American economic and global leadership that benefits the nation and the world.

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A Conversation on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework with Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo

The Wilson Center recently hosted Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo in conversation with Dr. Sadek Wahba, Chair of the Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition (WISC) and Chairman and Managing Partner, I Squared Capital, on the path forward for IPEF and Secretary Raimondo’s efforts to enhance American economic security and spur private sector investment in areas of strategic economic importance.

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Investing in Infrastructure Bolsters a More Stable, Free and Open World

WISC launched a working group to explore how America can be a catalyst for greater private investment that supports international development and climate action to ensure global stability, but also leads to a free and open environment for individuals and countries alike. This led to a focus on ensuring trusted and secure communications, free and open maritime transportation systems, and open access to critical minerals.

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