Wilson Center News

Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16

Apr 15, 2015
Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Amid Division and Paralysis, an Isolated Rousseff Confronts Scandal and Her Own Troubled Legacy

Feb 12, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero authors this piece for The Huffington Post discussing President Dilma Rousseff's challenges in the near future with the recent scandals and economic woes.

Have the Iran Nuclear Talks Reached an Impasse?

Feb 12, 2015
"For Iran’s leaders, the technical details are the issue. They appear to be preparing the Iranian people for the possibility that no agreement will be reached and, if so, that failure will be blamed on the intransigence of America and its negotiating partners, rather than any shortcoming on Iran’s part," write Haleh Esfandiari and Robert Litwak.

Peter J. Beshar, Earl Stafford Nominated to Wilson Center Board of Trustees

Feb 12, 2015
“Peter Beshar and Earl Stafford both have led distinguished careers in private industry and the public sector,” said Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO of the Wilson Center. “They join us with the departure of Chuck Cobb and Sander Gerber, two leaders on our investment policy committee whose intellectual curiosity and financial acumen have been invaluable. We are hopeful that Sander and Chuck will stay engaged with us.”

No cigar just yet: Many obstacles remain before complete normalization with Cuba

Feb 12, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article regarding the obstacles that remain before complete normalization with Cuba.

Así son los nuevos vientos politicos que soplan en América Latina

Feb 12, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

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.

Dialogue

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.