Wilson Center News

Webcast

Assessing the Effectiveness of U.S. Sanctions

Apr 28, 2015
Whenever a nation acts in ways that threaten international norms and stability, it’s not long before someone is calling for sanctions in response. But are sanctions effective? Meg Lundsager and William Pomeranz discuss the impact, effectiveness, and consequences of U.S. sanctions past and present.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Is It Possible to Negotiate With Iran?

Jan 04, 2010
For the last 30 years, the United States and Iran largely have remained estranged from each other, but the Obama administration has expressed interest in a dialogue with Iran. Two recent Middle East Program events explored whether negotiation is possible in the current atmosphere.

New Toolkit for Population, Health, and Environment Resources Now Online

Dec 29, 2009
DECEMBER 2009--ECSP is participating the PHE Toolkit, the latest initiative of USAID's BALANCED Project

Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows Featured in Newspaper

Dec 22, 2009
The Washington Post is featuring articles about Latin America by the 2009 class of Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington for a three-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.

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.