Security and Defense News
Jan 03, 2012
Mexicans will go to the polls to choose a new president, new senators and federal deputies - and if opinion polls are to be believed, possibly a new governing party. A major election issue is the country's crackdown against organised crime which is now in its sixth year. It has caused violence to flare in states that are on the drug route to the US and more than 50,000 people have been killed since 2006.
Jan 01, 2012
Andrew Selee, Director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, has been featured in the Mexican newspaper "El Diario de Yucatán". The article covered the recent visit by Genaro García Luna to the Woodrow Wilson Center on January 11th, 2012.
Dec 30, 2011
So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.
Dec 14, 2011
The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute has launched a major initiative to measure the progress of the “Beyond the Border” agreement unveiled by President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Dec 08, 2011
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Why new U.S.-Canada border plan will boost manufacturing and Ohio exports: Laura Dawson and Paul Frazer
Dec 08, 2011
Canada Institute public policy scholar Laura Dawson and Co-Chair of the Canada Institute's Advisory Board Paul Frazer break down how the new U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border Action Plan and Regulatory Cooperation Council Action Plan will help North America's manufactoring sector
Dec 07, 2011
Canada Institute public policy scholar Laura Dawson speaks to news media about the new Beyond the Border action plan and what it means for the U.S.-Canada relationship in light of the Keystone XL pipeline delay.
Book Preview: In "War and Conflict in Africa," GWU Scholar Skeptical That Natural Resources Play a Leading Role
Nov 30, 2011
In "War and Conflict in Africa," Paul Williams evaluates which factors explain the frequency of conflict in Africa during the post-Cold War era and how the international community has tried to build peace and prevent future conflict.
Donga Ilbo and Joongang Ilbo publish articles on inter-Korean relations in the 1970s based on NKIDP documents
Nov 08, 2011
Donga Ilbo and Joongang Ilbo published articles on the inter-Korean economic competition in the 1970s based on newly published NKIDP documents. Based on conversations former North Korean leader Kim Il Sung had with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts, the articles reveal Kim's mistaken belief that DPRK's economy would never be overtaken by that of the ROK.
Nov 08, 2011
Is Iran destined to become a nuclear power? Aaron David Miller and Michael Adler weigh the options, including whether military action might succeed where sanctions and diplomacy so far failed.