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.

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Iran Nuclear Program Continues While UN Diplomacy Stalls

Nov 20, 2008
Two new reports on Iran and Syria by the IAEA, the UN nuclear watchdog, describe a struggle for cooperation from the two nations. Michael Adler, a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center, analyzes the factors impeding diplomatic efforts.

President-Elect Obama Off to a Good Start, Panelists Agree

Nov 18, 2008
At a Congress Project seminar, a panel of former White House aides, a journalist, and a congressional scholar agreed that Barack Obama's actions during the White House transition will help ensure him legislative success with Congress.

'New Security Beat' Wins Global Media Award for Excellence in Population Reporting

Nov 18, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008—The Environmental Change and Security Program's blog, New Security Beat, has won a 2008 Global Media Award for Excellence in Population Reporting in the category of "Best Online Commentary." The project—which features analysis, podcasts, and video—joins a roster of winners that includes Reuters, CNN, and the BBC.

CEF's Director and Climate Change Meeting Featured on CleanSkies.tv

Nov 17, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner reviews China's potential for post-2012 climate regime

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.