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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Former Fellow Alasdair Roberts Wins Louis Brownlow Book Award

Feb 01, 2007
Alasdair Roberts, a fellow at the Wilson Center from 1999 to 2000 and associate professor of public administration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has won the 2006 Louis Brownlow Book Award for his book, Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age.

Scholar Studies Eurasian Pipeline Politics

Feb 01, 2007
Andreas Heinrich, a Wilson Center fellow and a senior researcher with Poland's Koszalin Institute of Comparative European Studies, is studying the tensions, as well as the opportunities for cooperation, between Ukraine and Russia, as part of a forthcoming book on Eurasian pipeline policy.

Remember the Balkans

Feb 01, 2007
Lost in the current preoccupation with Iraq is that two long-festering ethnic and political crises remain unresolved in the Balkans: Bosnia and the one-time Serbian province of Kosovo.

Yugoslavia Then and Now

Feb 01, 2007
Recent conferences held at the Center examined the legacy of U.S. intelligence on Yugoslavia during the Cold War and the current situation in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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.