U.S. Foreign Policy
The Wilson Center and U.S. Foreign Policy
Mar 07, 2014
Changing Russian policy is doable if the U.S. is careful and adroit, but we need to accept some realities and work around them, writes Jane Harman. more
Mar 05, 2014
It's still far too early to calibrate how the crisis in Ukraine will play out and what its consequences will be -- but it's a fair bet that whether it ends in a Putin victory, defeat, or draw, it's going to make a difficult situation in the Middle East even more complicated, writes Aaron David Miller. more
Changing Russian policy is doable if the U.S. is careful and adroit, but we need to accept some realities and work around them, writes Jane Harman.
It's still far too early to calibrate how the crisis in Ukraine will play out and what its consequences will be -- but it's a fair bet that whether it ends in a Putin victory, defeat, or draw, it's going to make a difficult situation in the Middle East even more complicated, writes Aaron David Miller.
Right now, the odds of an enduring success -- a comprehensive agreement signed by Israelis and Palestinians that can actually be implemented -- are pretty long ones, writes Aaron David Miller.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson was quoted in this article by BBC Mundo on sanctions against Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.
“How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change” A Conversation with The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada
February 27, 2014 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Contemporary foreign policy is changing profoundly, as power disperses among nations, as well as to non-state actors and citizens. The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada and long-time Foreign Minister, discussed the urgent need to reconcile cultural differences and build new alliances. Mr. Clark discussed his new book: How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change.
February 18, 2014 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will host President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper for the North American Leaders Summit on February 19. On the eve of the summit, the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and Canada Institute will host a discussion of the key issues facing the region.
February 07, 2014 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
This Director's Forum featured the first major address by Secretary Jeh Johnson, who was sworn in on December 23, 2013 as the fourth Secretary of Homeland Security. His address was followed by a short question and answer session with Wilson Center President Jane Harman on the Secretary’s priorities for the Department.
Shaping U.S.-Brazil Relationship After the Snowden Affair: A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon
The Brazil Institute is pleased to launch a special report on the Dec. 19 event with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon
In this publication international experts address the utility of comparing Colombia and Mexico’s experiences and strategy for combatting organized crime and violence more generally.
Great Powers, Small Wars uses quantitative research and two in-depth case studies to examine factors of asymmetric conflicts since the end of World War II.
We once again convene our Middle East roundtable with a look at the recent Iranian election results and what the outcome could mean for the U.S. relationship with the Islamic Republic. Joining us are Haleh Esfandiari, David Ottaway and Afshin Molavi.
This week we present two works in progress from former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholars, Matt Bai and Matthew Dallek.
Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.
Vice President, Convergence
Historian, analyst, negotiator, and former advisor to Republican and Democratic Secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations, 1978-2003.
Aaron David Miller is currently the Vice President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Between 2006 and 2008, he was a Public Policy Scholar when he wrote his fourth book The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for...
Historian, Office of the Historian, US Department of State
Aaron Marrs earned his PhD at the University of South Carolina and for the past five years has been on the staff of the Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State. He is the author of Railroads in the Old South: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society, published by Johns Hopkins University...