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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Fellow Samer Shehata Named 2009 Carnegie Scholar

Apr 23, 2009
Samer S. Shehata, a Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and a professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University, has been named one of the 24 scholars in the Carnegie Corporation's 2009 class.

Announcing: The Americas Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Apr 22, 2009
The Americas Center intends to understand, cooperate and coordinate with, and respond effectively to changes in Latin American, Caribbean, and Spanish financial institutions and markets. Our mission involves better supervising constituencies, strengthening the Federal Reserve System's and Sixth Federal Reserve District's voice and influence in hemispheric policymaking, and adding value to evolving regional payment processing.The Americas Center also maintains a comprehensive research and analysis portal, featuring the publication EconSouth, a quarterly economic and business magazine featuring articles on regional, national, and international issues pertinent to the Southeast. The Center also produces much of its content in Portuguese.

Environmental Cooperation Could Boost U.S.-Chinese Military Engagement

Apr 22, 2009
APRIL 2009—ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko, U.S. Army War College's Kent Hughes Butts Offer Suggestions in Christian Science Monitor Op-Ed

Howard Wolpe Gives Testimony to US Senate Subcommittee on Africa

Apr 22, 2009
Howard Wolpe, Director of the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Africa Program, gave testimony to a panel of members of the US Senate Subcommittee on Africa.

Conference on Health and Environment Call for Papers

Apr 21, 2009
APRIL 2009 - Forum on Health, Environment and Development is seeking papers and panels for its Nov. 5-7 conference

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.