Wilson Center News

Four Terror Threats More Grave Than Islamic State

Sep 15, 2014
While ISIS is among the most terrifying terror threats to emerge in recent decades, Washington inflates the risks it poses to the U.S. homeland. Washington should be more focused on these four groups in particular, writes Michael Kugelman.

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Brazil Institute Launches 2006 Elections Website

May 17, 2006
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its 2006 Elections Website, dedicated to October's Presidential Elections.

Latin American Program Announces Opening of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Fellowship Competition

May 15, 2006
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.

Wilson Center Scholar Feshbach Quoted By New York Times On Russia's Demographic Plan

May 12, 2006
MAY 2006--President Putin Promotes Incentives To Bolster Population

What Place Do Religious Ideas Have in American Politics?

May 11, 2006
"The largest, deepest issues require religious engagement for political resolution," said President of Cornell University Hunter R. Rawlings III in this Director's Forum. Such controversial issues as abortion, stem cell research, and intelligent design-—debated at all levels of government and in schools-—reveal the power of religion.

Woodrow Wilson at 150 National Symposium

May 11, 2006
Woodrow Wilson is counted among a small group of American Presidents who have cast an enduring legacy in both domestic and foreign policy. A one day symposium in fall 2006 will gather speakers to focus on the important issues addressed by Woodrow Wilson which still affect our daily lives.

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.