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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Director Quoted in EarthSky Blog

Jul 28, 2008
JULY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner comments on the potential longer term impacts of the Green Olympics

Consumption and Social Change in a Post-Soviet Middle Class

Jul 23, 2008
New Book Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press Examines Changes in Middle-Class Identity Formation in Russia

Will Beijing's Car Ban Clear the Air? Predictions Are Hazy

Jul 23, 2008
The Chinese capital is taking half its cars off the road, but coal-burning could sully its efforts. The China Environment Forum reports on the impacts of the country's automotive use.

Dialogue Interview with Frederick Burkle

Jul 23, 2008
July 2008 – Frederick Burkle, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, describes the security and medical support measures needed in the wake of complex emergencies.

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.