Wilson Center News

The Woodrow Wilson Center Announces 2015 – 2016 Fellowship Class

Jul 02, 2015
Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, announced the members of the 2015-2016 fellowship class today. The 19 fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Australia, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

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Obama and the Middle East: It Will Be Tough to Turn the Page

May 16, 2011
This week, President Obama looks to turn a new page in the Middle East with his speech and meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but an increasingly frosty Arab spring and an impasse in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process won't let him. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller lays out what the president is up against.

Doubters' Defiance

May 12, 2011
In his latest op-ed, published in the Huffington Post, Program Associate Michael Kugelman writes about the many Pakistanis who refuse to believe Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on May 2.

The President's Big Middle East Speech

May 11, 2011
As President Obama contemplates giving a major address on the Arab world and Middle East, he shouldn't get carried away. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller cautions that the president's rhetoric shouldn't exceed the United States' capacity to act.

NPIHP Announces Summer 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

May 11, 2011
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2011 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.

Fellow Explores World War II as the Good Occupation

May 05, 2011
A war full of atrocities, World War II over time has become enshrined in American public memory as "the good war" followed by "good occupations." Wilson Center Fellow explores this view and compares it with ideas about occupation in modern-day Iraq.

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.