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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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Wilson Center Scholars' Books Rank Among Best of the Year

Dec 20, 2006
Wilson Center authors received high praise from the nation's top literary critics as books by four present and former Wilson Center scholars made the Washington Post's list of Best Nonfiction Books of 2006.

CEF Coordinator Publishes Article in the Jamestown Foundation's China Brief on China's Growing Water Woes

Dec 20, 2006
DECEMBER 2006 - China's Water Woes Addressed by Dr. Turner

December 2006 Policy Bulletin: Immigration and the 2006 Elections

Dec 20, 2006
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America's Mid-term Elections: What Next for U.S.-South Korean Relations?

Dec 18, 2006
Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway looks at how Democratic victories in the November 2006 congressional elections might affect Washington's partnership with South Korea. On both North Korea and trade, Hathaway cautions, South Koreans are reading more into the results of the November elections than is warranted. This essay, part of a Mansfield Foundation project titled "Forging New U.S.-ROK Political Relationships," is posted on the website of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Read essay

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.