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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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In Congress, Change Is a Constant

Apr 29, 2009
Congress may not seem to change much from year to year, but in fact it is an evolving institution, and not always for the better, writes Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton.

CEF Speaker Releases New Report on China's Future Carbon Emissions

Apr 29, 2009
APRIL 2009 -- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson in conjunction with the Sussex Energy Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research released a report on China's carbon emissions.

The Challenge for Africa: A Director's Forum With Wangari Maathai

Apr 28, 2009
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and Nobel Peace Prize winner, discusses the essential environmental, democratic, and cultural components of a stable society.

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.

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.