Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble Awarded Public Scholar in the Humanities Award by the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.

May 20, 2011
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble was awarded the Public Scholar in the Humanities Award by the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. for his book Washington's U Street: A Biography.

The Current State of Chinese Innovation

May 20, 2011
Kissinger Institute program assistant Sandy Pho is a guest contributor on the Program on America and the Global Economy's blog, America and the Global Economy. Read the full article here!

Obama's Middle East Speech: Too Many Platitudes

May 19, 2011
In his speech on the Middle East today, President Obama offered lofty principles but little concrete action or admonitions to autocrats, says USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright. Read her full analysis of why the Arab world will likely be disappointed with the speech.

Americans and Pakistan

May 17, 2011
Outside of Washington, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in an op-ed published in The Express Tribune , American views of Pakistan are dominated by hostiity or ignorance -- if not outright indifference.

Obama and the Middle East: It Will Be Tough to Turn the Page

May 16, 2011
This week, President Obama looks to turn a new page in the Middle East with his speech and meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but an increasingly frosty Arab spring and an impasse in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process won't let him. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller lays out what the president is up against.

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.