Wilson Center News

Iran’s Dinner Diplomacy

Sep 30, 2014
"It’s crunch time for diplomacy on Iran’s controversial nuclear program." Last year, President Rouhani answered Obama's question of possible coöperation on other matters with a "Persian proverb: 'Let’s raise the baby we just gave birth to before we have another.' This year, given the success of ISIS, the Iranians seem to be in a bit more of a hurry to get that process started" says Robin Wright.

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Reconsidering Woodrow Wilson: Progressivism, Internationalism, War, and Peace

Oct 06, 2008
A new book published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press examines the life and legacy of America's 28th president.

Time Magazine highlights three environmentalists working in China as "Heroes of the Environment"

Oct 03, 2008
OCTOBER 2008 - Time Magazine's list of environmental heroes for 2008 features articles on Peter Head, a British engineer building an eco-city in China, Wang Yongchen, a Chinese environmental activist, and Peggy Liu, head of the Chinese NGO, Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE).

Latest US Nuclear Strategy Calls for Fewer, but Newer, Nuke Weapons

Oct 03, 2008
A recently released report, National Security and Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century, outlines a strategy that the US secretaries of Defense and Energy believe will allow the US to maintain a small but effective nuclear force. Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar William Eldridge comments on the strategy.

Fellow Takes a Fresh Look at the Niger Delta "Story"

Oct 01, 2008
The oil-rich Niger Delta is in crisis and violence has intensified there in recent months. Wilson Center Fellow Deirdre LaPin, who lived in Nigeria for 13 years, is writing a book about this troubled area—a story of oil companies, governments, and society colliding—in the hopes that a balanced account will help lead to a solution.

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.