How to Handle Pakistan's New Hardliners

Last year, Pathways to Change – Pakistan Policy Symposium, a two-day event jointly organized by the Wilson Center and INDUS, convened expert scholars, academics, and practitioners from the United States and Pakistan to explore Pakistan’s recent achievements in economic, political, and foreign affairs as well as its opportunities to address current and future challenges. Speakers and panelists focused on identifying practical, innovative, and above all actionable policy solutions.

China-Venezuela Economic Relations: Hedging Venezuelan Bets with Chinese Characteristics

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China is Venezuela’s largest bilateral lender as well as a source of diplomatic support. Yet for half a decade Beijing has been steadily unwinding its financial ties with the struggling South American nation.

Moldova’s Upcoming Election: What’s at Stake?


Pressure Mounting in Venezuela: Can Maduro Survive?

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we discuss the continuing political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela with Cynthia Arnson, director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.  Are Nicolás Maduro’s domestic and foreign allies beginning to waver in their support and how could the politicization of humanitarian aid affect the Venezuelan population?


Presidential Elections in Ukraine: Candidates and Chances


Ukraine has entered a super-election year. Presidential elections are scheduled for March 31, with an expected run-off election to be held in April, and parliamentary elections are slated for October. These elections will be a test of the political system established after the Euromaidan.

What Sudan’s Uprisings Say About the Nation’s Past — and the Arab World’s Future

The Arab Spring’s legacy is proving to be irrepressible. Since mid-December, protesters in Sudan have been demonstrating in increasing numbers across the economically strapped country. They have been calling for an end to 30 years of repressive rule by Gen. Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan was a template for a successful Arab mass revolt.

Has Venezuela Reached a Tipping Point?

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we discuss the escalating political and economic crisis in Venezuela and U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaidó with Benjamin Gedan, senior adviser to the Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the director of its Argentina Project.