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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Environment is "Peace Policy of the 21st Century," Says UNEP's Africa Environment Outlook 2

Jan 16, 2007
JANUARY 2007--New Report Promotes Development Through Environmental Cooperation

CEF's Partner in U.S.AID-supported China Environmental Health Project Receives 4 Million Yuan Grant

Jan 09, 2007
JANUARY 2007 - A grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will enhance Southwest University of China's Work to Ameliorate Karst Water and Soil Resource Problems

China Environmental Health Project Highlighted in China Watch News Story on Water Problems in China

Jan 09, 2007
JANUARY 2007 - CEF Coordinator Quoted in China Watch Article

Former Wilson Center Scholar Kameri-Mbote Outlines Path to Peace in Africa's Great Lakes Region

Jan 08, 2007
JANUARY 2007—New Issue Brief Advocates Environmental Cooperation

Balance of Powers: The President and National Security

Jan 05, 2007
"When there is pressing need for the executive branch to act decisively and quickly on security concerns, it's the very time when individual rights can be put at greatest risk," said Scott Matheson, a law professor at the University of Utah and currently a Wilson Center public policy scholar.

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.