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.

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China Releases National Climate Change Report

Jun 04, 2007
JUNE 2007 - As the G8 summit approaches, China releases 62 page statement of goals and strategies

The Role of the Modern Vice President

Jun 01, 2007
At this roundtable discussion, former Vice President Walter Mondale and several former vice presidential aides discuss the role of the modern vice president.

Fellow Examines Troubles in National Security Budgeting

Jun 01, 2007
Wilson Center Fellow Gordon Adams discusses the need to bring cohesion to the complex process of defense budgeting.

A Heartbeat from the Presidency

Jun 01, 2007
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Al Eisele, who served as press secretary to Vice President Walter Mondale, offers insights into the evolution of the vice president's office.

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.