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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Tuberculosis Epidemic Among South African Gold Miners

Mar 24, 2009
MARCH 2009—Wilson Center Photo Exhibit Depicts Disease's Ravages

Senators: Water Is a National Security Issue; Key to Foreign Assistance Reform

Mar 20, 2009
MARCH 2009—ECSP Director Dabelko Praises Historic Week in Washington for Water

Mikhail Gorbachev Speaks at the Kennan Institute

Mar 19, 2009
Listen to his speech here

Combating Organized Crime in Mexico and Latin America

Mar 19, 2009
Organized crime in Mexico has caused an estimated 11,000 deaths between 2005 and 2008. To draw lessons on dealing with crime and drug trafficking from the experiences of other countries, the Latin American Program sponsored the conference, "International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime."

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.