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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

MEDIA ADVISORY: Kenya's Crisis: Lack of Land Rights Contributes to Conflict in East Africa, Say Natural Resource Experts at Wilson Center

Apr 23, 2008
APRIL 2008—Peter Hetz and Gregory Myers Examine Land, Conflict in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, Kenya

New Listserv Connects Population-Health-Environment Practitioners, Policymakers

Apr 23, 2008
APRIL 2008—PHE Policy & Practice Listserv Open to Anyone Working on PHE Issues

MEDIA ADVISORY: More or Less?: Two Population Experts Present Conflicting Accounts of Family Planning at Wilson Center

Apr 22, 2008
APRIL 2008—Matthew Connelly, Robert Engelman Discuss History of Population, Family Planning

Keeping Reins on Foreign Investments

Apr 21, 2008
While there are legitimate concerns about ensuring the long-term viability of vital American industries, blanket exclusion of sovereign wealth funds is not the way to address them, writes former Congressman Lee Hamilton.

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.