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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Paulo Sotero discusses new era in U.S.-Latin America relations

Jul 13, 2009
"New era beckons for U.S.-Latin America ties" by Stuart Grudgings

Weak Institutions and the Honduran Crisis

Jul 10, 2009
Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, analyzes the sequence of events that triggered the current political crisis in Honduras, and explains both the immediate and broader context for the military's removal of President Manuel Zelaya from power. She presented these remarks before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on July 10.

Wilson Center Awards Japan Scholarship to Satoshi Ikeuchi

Jul 09, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced the appointment of Satoshi Ikeuchi as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Ikeuchi will spend two and one-half months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in October 2009, working on a research project examining American Middle East policy.

Former CEF speaker to put on a green business conference titled "New Ventures China Disruptive Green Innovation Forum"

Jul 08, 2009
JULY 2009- Former CEF speaker Ye Weijia, director of the DAO Institute for Environment and Development, will host a conference in Beijing on the profitability potential of being a green business.

Purification Starts With the Truth

Jul 07, 2009
All over the world, religions and nations seem ready to peek into their dark histories in search of catharsis, but this process is an imperfect one. In a piece published in USA Today, Senior Scholar James Reston, Jr. addresses the nexus between acknowledgment of historical atrocities and apology for them.

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.