U.S. Foreign Policy
The Wilson Center and U.S. Foreign Policy
May 22, 2013
This article references President of Frente Amplio Progresista (FAP, Argentina), Hermes Binner's visit to Washington DC institution, including the Wilson Center. more
May 22, 2013
An article on a German company (Heckler & Koch) accused of illegal firearms sales to Mexico cites Colby Goodman's Wilson Center report on firearms trafficking. (in Spanish) more
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America. more
This article references President of Frente Amplio Progresista (FAP, Argentina), Hermes Binner's visit to Washington DC institution, including the Wilson Center.
An article on a German company (Heckler & Koch) accused of illegal firearms sales to Mexico cites Colby Goodman's Wilson Center report on firearms trafficking. (in Spanish)
Khurram Husain will arrive in Washington in September 2013 and serve at the Wilson Center until May 2014.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the deepening economic relations between the United States and Latin America, a region that is being seen by Washington as a vital economic partner instead of its natural "backyard." (In Spanish)
June 04, 2013 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Rarely has there been a time where so many parts of the Middle East seem to be moving all at once. Civil war in Syria, the impact of the Arab Spring, the impasse in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, and the Iranian nuclear issue all offer up challenges without quick or easy solutions. In this Director's Forum, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will share his views on these and other regional issues.
May 09, 2013 // 10:30am — 11:00am
Wilson Center experts answered media questions from the media about Pakistan's May 11, 2013 General Elections.
May 14, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:15pm
A timely discussion of the security partnership forged by two uneasy allies in the post-9/11 world.
The Trans - Atlantic South Partnership: Positions on Building a Mutually Beneficial Partnership with Africa
It is very simple. Until the U.S. is as optimally invested, or doing business as briskly as the Chinese, the EU, Indians, Brazilians or Vietnamese; the world’s largest economy can neither expand its commercial footprint in Africa nor make a portentous impact on the lives of over a billion Africans.
Goodman's paper discusses U.S. firearms trafficking to Mexico as well as the lesser known phenomenon of the illicit movement of U.S.-origin firearms to Guatemala.
Beyond AGOA: An Updated Case for a Trans - Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership Between Africa & The United States
In this paper, McDonald, Lande & Matanda argue that, premised on conditions here in the U.S., in Africa and elsewhere, the ‘perfect storm’could be brewing for an effective renewal or enhancement of AGOA before the program expires in 2015.
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.
Mark Mazzetti discusses his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth." Curtis Brainard surveys the landscape of science journalism.
We convene our security roundtable to discuss the best ways to deal with the “outlier states” of North Korea and Iran with Haleh Esfandiari, Robert Hathaway, and Robert Litwak.
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...