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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

The Woodrow Wilson Center Announces 2009-2010 Fellows

Jun 16, 2009
Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, has announced the 24 members of the 2009-2010 fellowship class.

Wilson Center Awards Japan Scholarship to Shin Kawashima

Jun 16, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Dr. Shin Kawashima as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Kawashima will spend two months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in August 2009, working on a research project examining the diplomatic history of Taiwan as revealed through recently released official documents

In India, Victory for Sound Issues, Defeat for Shrill Isms

Jun 16, 2009
In a commentary published in the June issue of Khabar magazine, program associate Michael Kugelman analyzes the surprising results of India's recent elections. He writes that the outcome represents a victory not simply for the Congress Party, but also for small farmers and others who voted on bread-and-butter issues.

CEF's Jennifer Turner to speak on the future of environmental law in China

Jun 16, 2009
JUNE 2009 - China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner will speak at a Washington D.C. Bar Association meeting on environmental law in China

A Choice for North Korea

Jun 15, 2009
How should the U.S. respond to North Korea's recent provocations? Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton addresses the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula.

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.