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

Dialogue Interview With Dr. Samia Altaf

Mar 25, 2008
March 2008 - Dr. Samia Altaf, Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and public health physician, discusses the failure of international development aid in Pakistan.

NIH Establishes New Genomics and Health Disparities Center

Mar 24, 2008
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.

New Film on Immigration Debate to be Screened in Washington, DC

Mar 20, 2008
Georgetown University's Solidarity Committee and Camborone Productions will host a screening of "Beyond Borders: The Debate Over Human Migration" on Tuesday, April 8th. The film explores the drivers of immigration and includes interviews with Border Patrol agents, radio celebrities, migrants and immigration experts. Click here for more information.

Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award for 2008

Mar 19, 2008
WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is welcoming nominations for the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award.

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.