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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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Samuel H. Beer, Wilson Center Senior Scholar, Dies at 97

Apr 16, 2009
The staff and scholars of the Woodrow Wilson Center mourn the loss of Samuel H. Beer, 97, political scientist and Wilson Center senior scholar, who died April 7.

Cries of Anguish: A Report on Pakistan's FATA

Apr 16, 2009
Pakistan's volatile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are too dangerous for most outsiders to access, and little information on the area leaves the region. Khalid Aziz, director of institutional capacity-building for the FATA Secretariat, screens a documentary and discusses the area's beleaguered development.

China Eyes Expansion of Electric Cars, With Global Implications for Energy, Climate, Health

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - CEF's Linden Ellis Reflects on China's Announcement to Become the Largest Producer of Electric Cars

China Environment Series 11 Call for Papers

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - The editor of CES is welcoming proposals for Feature Articles (maximum 8,000 words) and Commentaries/Notes From the Field (800-2,000 words) for the eleventh issue due out in the spring of 2010

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.