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Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences

Ambassador Daniel Fried
Ambassador Fried's prepared remarks for April 16, 2015 conference titled, "Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences." more

Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science, and the Law: Legal Issues Affecting Federal Agencies

Robert Gellman; Anne Bowser, Elizabeth Tyson, and Lea Shanley
This report reviews legal and regulatory issues that federal agencies face when they engage in citizen science and crowdsourcing activities. more more

The US Discovery of Israel's Secret Nuclear Project

William Burr and Avner Cohen
Israeli Cover Stories about the Dimona Reactor Dismayed Top Level Officials Who Saw a "Clearly Apparent Lack of Candor" more

Canada and Future Challenges in the Arctic

Robert Huebert
Dr. Rob Huebert recommends that Canada and the United States should continue communicating with one another on matters related to Arctic sovereignty to avoid political misunderstandings and ensure proper surveillance and enforcement capabilities continue. Also, that Canada must ensure it meets NORAD, and the United States’, expectations in the Arctic, while providing the resources it needs to expand its our Arctic domain awareness. Canada will also need to balance its commitment to the Arctic Council with its commitment to its own foreign policy and to NATO, specifically as relates to the situation in Ukraine. more

Kennan Cable No.7: A Closer look at Russia’s “Hybrid War”

Matthew Rojansky and Michael Kofman
Matthew Rojansky and Michael Kofman examine what is meant by the term 'hybrid war' and how Russian actions do and do not fit into this rubric. more

Congress & Foreign Policy Remarks

Donald Wolfensberger
Congress has come under fire recently for criticizing the president's approach to curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. But as Wilson Center congressional scholar Don Wolfensberger points out, the Founders intended for Congress to share in foreign policy making and serve as a check on executive powers. more

Roots of Dissidence by Bohdan Cywinski

CIA Covert Book Program: Book Programs in Poland

Paweł Sowiński
In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 64, "CIA Covert Book Program: Book Programs in Poland," author Paweł Sowiński traces the CIA covert book program that funneled forbidden literature from West to East between 1956 and 1990. Sowiński focuses on the intermediaries, distributors, and smugglers who carried this contraband across borders. more

MENA Women Quarterly Report (January-March 2015)

Kendra Heideman and Julia Romano
The MENA Women Quarterly Report covers women’s advances and setbacks in politics, economics, conflict situations, and human rights issues throughout the MENA region. more

Progressive Tax Reform and Equality in Latin America

James E. Mahon, Jr., Marcelo Bergman, and Cynthia J. Arnson
This book represents the culmination of the Latin American Program’s three-year project on the politics of progressive taxation in Latin America. more

The Malta Summit of 1989 from Hungarian Perspective: Related Sources after 25 Years

Csaba Békés, Béla Révész, and Barnabás Vajda
Up until 1989, vitally no one had expected that the developments in Eastern Europe could lead to the total collapse of communism in the foreseeable future. Using new material from Hungarian archives, authors Csaba Békés, Béla Révész, and Barnabás Vajda assess the impact of the Bush-Gorbachev meeting at Malta in light of the political climate of 1989. more

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.