Wilson Center News

A Preview: Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to the U.S.

Apr 17, 2015
When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the US, he will be the first Japanese head of state to address Congress in 54 years. We spoke with Shihoko Goto to learn more about plans and expectations for the Prime Minister’s visit.

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Nicholas Burns Transitions from Diplomacy to Academia at the Wilson Center

Aug 19, 2008
Public Policy Scholar Nicholas Burns finished his tenure at the Wilson Center in mid-August, concluding three months of research on the future of American foreign policy. Before coming to the Center, Burns was undersecretary of state for political affairs, the State Department's third-highest position.

Scholar Assesses U.S. Security Beyond Iraq

Aug 19, 2008
New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger is writing a security primer for the next president. The book, to be published just before inauguration, examines security hot spots in addition to, and as a result of, the war in Iraq.

Discovering Russia: Buriatiia Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Aug 15, 2008
Buriatiia: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

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.