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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China's Earthquake and Natural Disasters: Meeting the Needs

Jul 02, 2008
China's Sichuan Province incurred many casualties following the massive earthquake in June. The disaster also shed light on environmental and infrastructure problems in China. Several recent meetings were held on these issues, one on public health flaws after natural disasters and the other on China's cement industry.

China's Earthquake: Firsthand Observations from a Wilson Center Director

Jul 02, 2008
The Wilson Center's Rob Litwak and his wife Liz were visiting the Panda Reserve Center just a few miles from the epicenter of the June earthquake in China. Read his observations and how he found his way to safety.

New Rapid Test for Drug-Resistant TB Made Available in Developing Countries

Jul 01, 2008
July 2008 – Coalition of health organizations introduces initiative to distribute new multi-drug-resistant TB tests.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UNEP's Achim Steiner Launches Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment in Washington, DC, at Woodrow Wilson Center

Jun 30, 2008
JUNE 2008—Striking Satellite Photos Document Rapid Environmental Change

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.