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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New Environmental Health Project Fact Sheet

Apr 19, 2007
APRIL 2007 - "Highlights of Water Pollution Control Laws and Regulations in China," written by CEF's intern Yang Yang, is on the web

Training Should Be the Primary Mission

Apr 18, 2007
U.S. forces cannot leave Iraq responsibly unless the training of Iraqi forces is given higher priority. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton makes the case for stepped up training.

Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

Apr 17, 2007
On April 13, 2007, Franklin Lavin, the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, delivered an address at the conference "Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India," jointly sponsored by the Wilson Center and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce. Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks

USAID Regional Director for Asia Mission Visits CEHP Project Site in Chongqing

Apr 17, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Olivier Carduner, the newly appointed director of the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, traveled to Chongqing recently to visit Western Kentucky University's partnership with Southwest University of China to improve water resources in rural southwest China.

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.