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“Clearly, it still has nuclear weapons, it has a seat in United Nations and it has the ability to influence international affairs, but Russia really doesn't have the economic power or the influence abroad to really be the number one geostrategic enemy of the United States,” William Pomeranz said on C-SPAN.
On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Eugene K. Lawson, Chairman and CEO of Lawson International, Inc., and Paul Rodzianko, Chairman of the Hermitage Museum Foundation (USA), were presented with the Woodrow Wilson Award at the Kennan Institute’s Davis Dinner. The event commemorated the Wilson Center’s 40th anniversary.
Former Defense Department and CIA chief of staff Jeremy Bash and Wilson Center Director Jane Harman talk with Andrea Mitchell about NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s claims that he attempted to raise the red flag before leaking documents.
Who can understand the problems and challenges faced by heads of state? One organization believes that former world leaders are best equipped to provide unique and helpful perspectives and advice that others can’t. Founded by F.W. DeKlek, who led South Africa during its transition from Apartheid, the Global Leadership Foundation is attempting to provide exactly that type of high-level service to nations in need. We spoke with the organizations Vice Chairman, former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark, to learn more about this intriguing project.
A discussion of America’s borders with Wilson Center’s Canada Institute David Biette and Christopher Wilson, an associate with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute.
On an all new episode of Wilson Forum the state of the U.S. – Israeli relations and the current relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu is discussed.
While Saudi Arabia will remain an essential partner for the foreseeable future, the fundamentals of the U.S.-Saudia bilateral relationship require re-examination. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses forging a relationship resting on a broader, deeper, and stronger foundation.
Ordinary Americans want quick action from Washington these days. Yet in these challenging and divided times, former Congressman Lee Hamilton says, the ability to build consensus is the political skill we need most.
The transition is a delicate, even crucial, point in any administration, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Today's transition is taking place in a particularly tough environment.
The great questions in foreign affairs for this century will involve China, says former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton. Closer ties between China and the U.S. are crucial on environmental, economic, and foreign policy issues.