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Jan Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn

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Recent Publications

How to Address Child Migration from Central America

Eric L. Olson
The arrival at the U.S. border in 2013–14 of tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America is unprecedented. Factors driving them include both longstanding challenges—chronic violence, economic despair, official corruption, and the pull of family reunification—and the myth recently disseminated by greedy traffickers of lenient U.S. immigration policy. The United States, while taking steps to deter further migration, should also focus intensively on the long term factors. more

A century after WWI, Russia again imperial

William E. Pomeranz
Vladimir Putin and his re-drawing of the map of Ukraine have once again reminded the world of the instability that accompanies imperial thinking. The age of empire collapsed in the aftermath of World War I, but Putin has used the 100th anniversary of the Great War to assert Russia's imperial mission in a decidedly post-colonial world. more

NOTICIAS - Fall 2014 Newsletter

Read the Fall 2014 newsletter of the Latin American Program, Mexico Institute, and Brazil Institute (covering out February to August 2014 activities) more

Examining the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI)

Executive Summary for the Wilson Center “Working Papers” on CARSI in Guatemala and Honduras more

North Korean Apprentices in China and the Nature of Socialist Exchanges in the 1950s

Liang Zhi and Charles Kraus
After 1953, China hosted thousands of North Koreans for industrial training programs and internships. Although the intention of hosting interns was to assist North Korea with its post-war economic reconstruction, newly translated Chinese documents reveal that the training programs were, at their core, really about politics. more

The Central America Regional Security Initiative in Honduras

Aaron Korthuis
This publication identifies some of the successes and major challenges for CARSI implementation in Honduras. more

CARSI in Guatemala: Progress, Failure, and Uncertainty

Nicholas Phillips
Nicholas Phillips, author of “CARSI in Guatemala: Progress, Failure, and Uncertainty,” looks at the country which has received by far the most CARSI funds to date. more

Burning Secrets of the Corfu Channel Incident

Ana Lalaj
Using declassified Albanian documents and recently released British documents, CWIHP Working Paper No. 70 examines the Corfu Channel Incident and subsequent legal case at the International Court of Justice. more

A Case for More Integrated and Coordinated Planning and Policymaking

Ziad Alahdad
Ziad Alahdad, a former director of operations for the World Bank and long-time energy expert, explains how a more integrated and coordinated energy sector would ease Pakistan’s energy crisis. more

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

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.