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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Next Generation of Leaders Work to Solve Global Challenges

Jun 03, 2008
As the United States takes another step this week toward determining who will be on the ballot in November, the nation's brightest emerging leaders will be meeting at the Woodrow Wilson Center to develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges the next president will face.

Shared Water Management Can Build Peace, Says Patricia Kameri-Mbote

Jun 03, 2008
JUNE 2008—Former Wilson Center Scholar Discusses Nile Basin Initiative in dialogue Interview

The 2008 Elections: Balancing Promises and Policy on Trade and Security

Jun 03, 2008
Inaugural Event of the Wilson Center on the Hill Program

Fellow Writes on Roche: Biography of an Inspiring Activist

Jun 02, 2008
Fellow Robyn Muncy is writing a biography of Josephine Roche, a 20th- century activist who devoted much of her life to protecting labor unions and fighting for coal miners' rights.

Energy Band-Aids

Jun 02, 2008
In a May 21 op-ed in the Daily Times, Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway and associate Michael Kugelman argue that Pakistan's new energy conservation measures fall short of addressing Pakistan's energy crisis. Hathaway and Kugelman lay out a "comprehensive strategy" that would allow Pakistan to meet its energy needs. Click here to read the op-ed.

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.