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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New Report Offers Bold Challenge and Opportunity for Next U.S. President

Aug 22, 2008
A new report by the Forum on Privatization and Partnerships recommends more public-private partnerships in government, following the example of programs like the Army's Residential Communities Initiative.

Skillful Means: The Challenges of China's Encounter with Factory Farming

Aug 20, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Referencing CEF's work on the subject, Brighter Green releases its findings on CAFOs in China

Nicholas Burns Transitions from Diplomacy to Academia at the Wilson Center

Aug 19, 2008
Public Policy Scholar Nicholas Burns finished his tenure at the Wilson Center in mid-August, concluding three months of research on the future of American foreign policy. Before coming to the Center, Burns was undersecretary of state for political affairs, the State Department's third-highest position.

Scholar Assesses U.S. Security Beyond Iraq

Aug 19, 2008
New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger is writing a security primer for the next president. The book, to be published just before inauguration, examines security hot spots in addition to, and as a result of, the war in Iraq.

Discovering Russia: Buriatiia Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Aug 15, 2008
Buriatiia: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

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.