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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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ECSP Blog Explores Today's New Security Threats

Oct 24, 2007
OCTOBER 2007—The New Security Beat Offers Latest on Population, Environment, Security in the News

ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Speaks on Politics of Environment at St. Edward's University

Oct 23, 2007
OCTOBER 2007—New Players Influencing the Debate in Congress

Globalisation: A New Challenge for Multilateralism

Oct 23, 2007
Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría, addressing on international cooperation, identifies financial crisis, global warming, aging, international migration and poverty as the main challenges posed by globalization.

Promoting Democracy

Oct 22, 2007
Promoting democracy has long been an important part of American foreign policy. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses how we can improve our efforts.

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.