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China Update: Taiwan’s Election and the “Phase One” Trade Deal

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with the Wilson Center’s Robert Daly on the latest in US-China relations after the signing of a “phase one” trade deal between the two nations.  Daly also discusses the implications of Taiwan’s reelection of President Tsai Ing-wen, who received the highest vote share by a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate in a presidential election.


Gaming Out the UK Election

In this Need to Know podcast episode, Michelle Egan comes back to break down the results of the election in the UK, and what that means for the U.S. going forward.


Exeunt Frente Amplio

Exeunt Frente Amplio

On Sunday, Uruguayans voted to replace Latin America’s last ‘Pink Tide’ government, the center-left Frente Amplio (Broad Front), electing Luis Lacalle Pou of the center-right Partido Nacional (National Party).

Kennan Cable No. 45: Six Reasons the “Opposition Platform” Won in Eastern Ukraine

At a large precinct in a regional city of Zaporizhya in eastern Ukraine—where I was an international election observer during the last parliamentary election on July 21­—vote counting proceeded well into the night. A room full of exhausted Precinct Election Commission (PEC) members, as well as domestic and international observers, seemed under the spell of a monotonous repetition of “shest, shest, shest” (“six” in Russian)—a PEC member was announcing the winner of each individual ballot as she moved it from one big unsorted pile into respective “party” piles.

Electoral Bodies & Democratic Governance in Mexico: A Conversation with Dr. Lorenzo Córdova Vianello

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute invites you to a conversation with Dr. Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, Councilor President of Mexico's National Electoral Institute (INE). Dr. Córdova will speak on the use of electoral bodies to guarantee democratic governance in Mexico. He will also speak on the importance of maintaining and improving the independence and autonomy of the electoral bodies as effective guardians of electoral democracy.

Elections in Hong Kong and What They Mean for Protests

In this episode of Need to Know, Robert Daly discusses the elections that took place in Hong Kong and the reality that they carry on the ground. Plus, how U.S. action on the situation could affect trade negotiations with China.

Argentina's Presidential Election Results Are In: Now What?

Argentina's Presidential Election Results Are In: Now What?

Frente de Cambio

Frente de Cambio