U.S. Politics Multimedia

Works in Progress: All the Truth is Out & State of Siege

This week we present two works in progress from former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholars, Matt Bai and Matthew Dallek.

Wilson Forum - U.S. Special Operations 2020

Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

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.

The Way of the Knife

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.

Security Roundtable: Dealing with Outliers

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.

Moynihan’s Moment & North Korean Sabre Rattling

We look back at the legacy of the late great Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan with the help of Gil Troy, author of Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism as Racism, and Maura Moynihan, daughter of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

Wilson Forum - Human Trafficking and a Regional Look at the Post-Soviet World

William Pomeranz, Acting Director of the Kennan Institute, discusses political and economic trends in post-Soviet countries. Lauren McCarthy, research scholar with the Kennan Institute, discusses continuing problems with human trafficking and slave labor in the Russian Federation.

Wilson Forum - The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes

James Zogby and guests highlight recent polling of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran and delves into that nation’s declining popularity among citizens around the Middle East.

Wilson Forum - U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes

Three former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico sit down with author and journalist Dolia Estévez to discuss her latest book, U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes.

Wilson Forum - From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano discusses her department’s plans to protect America in the years ahead from multiple threats including cyber-crime, terrorism, immigration, and natural disasters.

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