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

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese Oil and Mining Companies Go Global

Mar 03, 2009
Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.

Conflict Over Migration Is a Manageable Problem, Says Expert

Mar 03, 2009
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Recommends Countries Pay Attention to Demographic, Migratory Patterns to Avoid Conflict

The Bomb, from the Manhattan Project to Today's Nuclear Landscape

Mar 02, 2009
From the Los Alamos National Laboratory to meetings in Moscow, former weapons designer Stephen M. Younger has witnessed firsthand the making of nuclear policy. He traces nuclear history from the Manhattan Project to present day in his new book, The Bomb: A New History.

"Take the Broad View of Water," Experts Tell SAIS Audience

Mar 01, 2009
MARCH 2009—State's Aaron Salzberg and ECSP's Geoff Dabelko Speak During "Year of Water"

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.