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 Wisdom of Gamers

Jan 01, 2007
January 2007 - How many players does it take to balance the budget? David Rejeski wants you to put on your game face.

Former Guest Scholar Shmuel N. Eisenstadt wins Holberg International Memorial Prize

Dec 20, 2006
Shmuel N. Eisenstadt, a Guest Scholar at the Wilson Center in the fall of 1998 and Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, has received the Holberg International Memorial Prize for his contributions to the fields of sociology and anthropology.

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.