Wilson Center News

Pride in Istanbul

Jul 28, 2014
In the midst of anti-government protests and civil unrest that swept throughout Turkey in summer of 2013, former Wilson Center Scholar Susan C. Pearce witnessed first-hand a major milestone in Turkey’s LGBT community as estimates of 100,000 people gathered for the annual Istanbul LGBT pride parade.

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Release of "Immigration and America's Future: A New Chapter" report by the Independent Immigration Task Force

Sep 20, 2006
This report is presents the recommendations of the Immigration Task Force, which over the past year has carefully evaluated the economic, social, and demographic factors driving today's large-scale immigration to the United States, legal and illegal. The task force, a bipartisan panel of leaders and experts from key sectors concerned with immigration, was co-chaired by former senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI) and former Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-IN)

Public Awareness of Nano Grows - Majority Remain Unaware

Sep 19, 2006
Research findings released from the first major national poll on nanotechnology in more than two years indicate that while more Americans are now aware of the emerging science, the majority of the public still has heard little to nothing about it.

Wilson Center Announces Southeast Europe Project Board of Advisors

Sep 18, 2006
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of the seven-member board of advisors of the Southeast Europe Project.

A View from the Region: Different Perspectives on Israel's War with Lebanon's Hizbullah

Sep 15, 2006
Former and current Wilson Center scholars and speakers examine the war and its implications from the perspective of Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Turkey and the United States.

Transformational Diplomacy: A Checklist for Assessing Reform of Development Assistance

Sep 15, 2006
In January 2006, Secretary of State Rice announced new and potentially important proposals to adapt the State Department and the US aid program to a world where the critical problems within states now are more important to American interests than traditional relations between states. The proposals should be treated very seriously and need to be widely discussed and debated, explains Senior Scholar John Sewell.

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.