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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The Woodrow Wilson Center Announces 2007-2008 Fellows

May 14, 2007
Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, announces the selection of the 2007-2008 fellowship class. The 21 fellows, most of whom will arrive in September 2007 to spend an academic year in residence at the Center, will include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Azerbaijan, Chile, India, Israel, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Nigeria: A Post-Election Analysis

May 14, 2007
WASHINGTON—The recent national elections in Nigeria, which took place on April 14 and April 21, have raised serious international concern, as reports of violence surfaced and elections monitors commented that the process fell short of basic international standards. On Friday, May 18th the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will host a panel discussion and analysis of the Nigerian elections, providing critical assessment of the election procedures and comments on Nigeria's future political prospects.

China Exim Bank Publicly Discloses Environmental Policy

May 10, 2007
MAY 2007 - China Export Import Bank, featured in CEF's March meeting, releases their environmental policy to the internet

Working Group Report

May 09, 2007
The Brazil Institute convened an invitation-only working group with leaders from prominent environmental and international organizations and the President of Unica, Eduardo Carvalho, to dispel myths and assess the challenges posed by the current and projected expansion of Brazilian sugarcane-ethanol production. Download File

New Report Finds Only 2 of China's 10 Most Important Banks Have Public Environmental Policies

May 09, 2007
MAY 2007 - Report released by Friends of the Earth and BankTrack analyzes the greening efforts of China's banks

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.