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Cover Moments of Clarity: Uncovering Important Lessons for 2023

The Wilson Center’s unique Congressional charter gives it a special obligation to look beyond the daily headlines and to identify key foreign policy developments that others may overlook or underappreciate. The Center’s mission is to analyze those developments, and identify lessons and insights to guide policymakers as they navigate new challenges and opportunities. Reviewing 2022, here are several “moments of clarity” from Wilson Center experts.

Contributors

Ambassador Mark Green

Ambassador Mark A. Green

President & CEO, Wilson Center
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Robert Daly

Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Sue Mi Terry

Sue Mi Terry

Former Director of the Asia Program and the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy
David Sanger

David Sanger

Former Distinguished Fellow;
White House and National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times. Author of "The Inheritance," "Confront and Conceal" and "The Perfect Weapon."
Shihoko Goto

Shihoko Goto

Director, Asia Program and Director for Geoeconomics and Indo-Pacific Enterprise
Mark Kennedy

Mark Kennedy

Director, Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition
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Sir John McLeod Scarlett

Co-Chair, Wilson Center Global Advisory Council; Chairman, SC Strategy Limited; Former Chief, British Intelligence Service (MI6)
The Right Honourable Catherine Ashton, Baroness of Upholland

Baroness Catherine Ashton

Slater Family Distinguished Fellow;
Former Vice President of the European Commission and former High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; Senior International Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter
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Jill Dougherty

Global Fellow;
Former CNN Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Benjamin Gedan

Benjamin Gedan

Director, Latin America Program // Director, Argentina Project
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Oge Onubogu

Director, Africa Program
Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman

Director, South Asia Institute
John Thon Majok

John Thon Majok

Director of Refugee and Forced Displacement Initiative (RAFDI); Deputy Director of Development
Ivan Duque Marquez, Former President of the Republic of Colombia

Iván Duque Márquez

Distinguished Fellow;
Former President of the Republic of Colombia
James F. Jeffrey

James F. Jeffrey

Chair of the Middle East Program, Slater Family Distinguished Fellow;
Former ambassador to Iraq and Turkey, and Special Envoy to the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS
Eddy Acevedo

Eddy Acevedo

Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the President and CEO
Merissa Khurma

Merissa Khurma

Director, Middle East Program
Duncan Wood

Duncan Wood

Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives; Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute
Lauren Herzer Risi

Lauren Herzer Risi

Program Director, Environmental Change and Security Program
Bruce Jentleson

Bruce Jentleson

Former Distinguished Fellow;
William Preston Few Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science, Duke University