Wilson Center News

America Needs to End its Obsession with Trying to Fix Everything in Gaza

Jul 31, 2014
"I worked as a U.S. negotiator on the Arab-Israeli conflict for almost 20 years, and nobody ever lost money betting against peace," writes Aaron David Miller. "When mediators do succeed, it's largely because the locals are ready for a deal – and a need a third party."

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Philippines to Host Third National Population-Health-Environment (PHE) Conference

Feb 25, 2008
FEBRUARY 2008—Participants Aim to Expand Reach of Integrated PHE Programs

U.S. Can Get to Work on its Image

Feb 25, 2008
It is no secret that America's image abroad has suffered over the last several years, but not just because of our policies. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton addresses the importance of competence in policy implementation.

Key Question Remains in UN Nuclear Report on Iran

Feb 22, 2008
Iran has made progress in clearing up questions about its nuclear work but the jury is still out on alleged activities that could be related to making atomic bombs and putting them on missiles, the UN nuclear watchdog said Friday in an eagerly awaited report.

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.