U.S. Foreign Policy News

Tough Calls: the Second Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture

May 22, 2014
On April 16th, 2014, Harry Harding delivered the Second Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture for the Asia Program. His remarks have recently been published on our webpage.

What Does Kerry Need From His First Mexico Trip? Momentum

May 22, 2014
Despite so many domestic politics mixed into this meeting, international relationship is key, write Christopher Wilson and Duncan Wood on Kerry's first trip to Mexico.

Latin American Program in the News: Con Múltiples Actos protocolarios despiden al Embajador Hernández Alcerro de Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Gobierno ratifica compromisos en Washington

May 22, 2014
On March 27, 2014 the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center were awarded the decoration of La Orden "José Cecilio del Valle" in the degree of "Gran Cruz de Plata" by the Government of the Republic of Honduras. This article is in Spanish.

Don't Pivot Away from TPP

May 21, 2014
As hopes for the United States to sign on to the biggest global trade deal to date rapidly deteriorate, the cost of U.S. political deadlock may be felt most painfully in Asia in the near term, writes Shihoko Goto.

Press Pause and Rewind

May 20, 2014
There is much work ahead to recapture the hopefulness that characterised Indo-U.S. ties seven or eight years ago, Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway writes in The Indian Express.

Latin American Program in the News: "A Lasting Friendship with Uruguay"

May 12, 2014
In this op-ed, Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson outlines the reasons why the meeting today between US President Barack Obama and Uruguayan President Jose Mujica matters for the US.

Latin American Program in the News: "A Review of the Best Commentary On and Around the World"

May 12, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson's article on U.S.-Uruguay relations is mentioned in BBC News Echo Chambers best world commentary for the day.

The Foreign Policy Essay: Could Energy Sanctions on Russia Work?

May 05, 2014
Former Fellow Jeff Colgan who has written extensively on energy issues, offers his thoughts on why sanctions on Russia are not likely to work in checking Russian intervention.
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President Obama’s Asia Trip: Implications for China-U.S. Relations

May 01, 2014
President Obama capped a four-nation visit to Asia with the announcement of a security agreement with the Philippines. While China was not one of the President’s stops, relations with the People’s Republic loomed large as a back drop for his visits to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines. We spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy about the significance of the trip.

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