Wilson Center News

Iran and the Bomb: Why the U.S. Can’t Ride the Iranian Tiger

May 01, 2015
"The Obama Administration believes it can use a nuclear agreement with Iran to ride and even domesticate the Persian tiger, harnessing its expansionist instincts to serve American interests. That’s not likely," writes Aaron David Miller.

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Michael Kugelman's Op-Ed on U.S.-Pakistan Cooperation on Water Issues

Nov 17, 2009
In a November 17 op-ed in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, program associate Michael Kugelman argues that U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on water issues can improve ties between the two countries.

U.S.-China Clean Energy Announcements

Nov 17, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009 - Today, President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean energy.

UN Nuclear Reports Confirm Secret Enrichment Site but Raise More Questions

Nov 16, 2009
UN nuclear inspectors confirmed that Iran is building a new, relatively small, secret enrichment site near the holy city of Qom, according to reports on Iran and Syria released today by the International Atomic Energy Agency. But questions remain about what Iran was doing and whether this was the only secret site, said Michael Adler, Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

ChinaFAQs Website Launched to Track China's Energy and Climate Actions

Nov 12, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009-The World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched a new website, ChinaFAQs.org, to track and summarize the research of academics, research scientists and policy experts on China's climate and energy policies and actions. The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is a network partner of China FAQs with CEF Director Jennifer Turner featured as an expert on the site.

The Fifth Annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture

Nov 12, 2009
Adam Michnik, a political activist and retired member of Poland's first democratic parliament, was presented the 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award on December 3 at the Woodrow Wilson Center. At the event, Michnik delivered year's Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Democracy: Traps and Question Marks.

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.