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.

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Fellow Explores World War II as the Good Occupation

May 05, 2011
A war full of atrocities, World War II over time has become enshrined in American public memory as "the good war" followed by "good occupations." Wilson Center Fellow explores this view and compares it with ideas about occupation in modern-day Iraq.

Reaping the Dividend

May 04, 2011
Reaping the Divided, a new publication from the Asia Program, looks at Pakistan's population problems and opportunities.

CWIHP Off-site Workshop

May 02, 2011
The workshop Interkit aims to shed new light on the mechanisms of cooperation and conflicts within the socialist world, and to answer the question: how differences in political and cultural traditions and geopolitical locations interacted under the influence of the Soviet Union.

In bin Laden's Death, CIA Drones Played Their Part

May 02, 2011
The armed drones the CIA has been flying over Pakistan didn't kill Osama bin Laden, but drones undoubtedly played a key role in finding him. Public Policy Scholar Richard Whittle explains how military drones are changing the battlefield in Pakistan.

Osama bin Laden Is Dead. What's Next?

May 02, 2011
Following the killing of Osama bin Laden by a U.S. special forces raid in Pakistan, Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman and other experts weigh in on what this means for U.S.-Pakistan relations, the United States' counter-terrorism strategy, and more.

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.