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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Former U.S. Representative Sherwood Boehlert Joins Wilson Center

Jan 30, 2007
JANUARY 2007—Public Policy Scholar Looks Back at 25 Years in Congress

Why are we afraid to talk?

Jan 29, 2007
Former Congressman and co-chair of the Iraq Study Group Lee Hamilton explains why the United States should pursue diplomacy with Syria and Iran.

One-Stop Resource on the 2006 Mexican Elections

Jan 29, 2007
Information on the 2006 Mexican election including key headlines, news summaries, analysis, and polls.

Former Wilson Center Scholar Proposes Environmental Pathways to Peace in Africa

Jan 26, 2007
JANUARY 2007--New Policy Briefs Address Environmental Cooperation in Great Lakes Region, Nile Basin

Congressional Ethics Enforcement: Is Congress Fulfilling Its Constitutional Role?

Jan 25, 2007
The constitutional role of the House of Representatives to police its Members for misconduct has been been non-functional for most of the last two years due to partisan in-fighting. Putting the system back on track for the good of the House and nation will require a commitment by leaders of both parties. Exactly what procedural changes are necessary may still be a matter of contention.

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.