Wilson Center News

Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations

Dec 31, 2014
The announcement by President Obama of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross together with a long-imprisoned intelligence asset is welcome news. Their incarceration, along with the even greater numbers of Cubans who have been jailed in Cuba for trying to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and assembly, has long been a stumbling block in the relationship.

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CEF's Jennifer Turner interviewed on CleanSkies TV.

Jul 28, 2009
JULY 2009- Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to Clean Skies News about what is at stake for the Chinese during the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

Committee on Foreign Relations Releases report on U.S.-China Climate Change Collaboration

Jul 28, 2009
JULY 2009- A report released on July 27 by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee entitled "Broadening the Bilateral: Seizing the Opportunity for Meaningful U.S.-China Collaboration on Climate Change" outlined the latest climate change science, reviews domestic actions in China, identifies current areas of U.S.-China energy collaboration, and addresses ways to move the bilateral relationship forward.

Adam Michnik to Receive 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

Jul 24, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson Center, the Ratiu Democracy Center, and the Ratiu Charitable Foundation are pleased to announce that Adam Michnik is the 2009 Recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award. The award will be presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center on December 3 during the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture.

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws

Jul 22, 2009
A new book published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press defends the hurdles and checkpoints of the American legislative process.

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.