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Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Aug 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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Seesaw Friendship between AKP and Brotherhood

Jul 25, 2014
Relations between Turkey’s governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood have become strained as geopolitical realities have shifted in the Middle East, according to a new report by Senem Aydın-Düzgit of The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Rate of unaccompanied girls crossing into US outpaces boys

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a comment on the proliferation of gang violence among young men in Central America.

What U.S., Central America Have to Tackle to Stem Border Crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the expected U.S. policy toward reintegration.

No easy solutions for child migrant crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article regarding her view on what can be expected from the Central American leaders meeting with President Obama.

APJ participa en foro internacional sobre seguridad, pobreza y migración

Jul 24, 2014
The event “Why are Thousands of Central American Children Risking their Lives to Reach the United States?: A View from Honduras” is discussed.

The Wilson Quarterly


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.


The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.