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

Public Awareness of Nano Grows - Majority Remain Unaware

Sep 19, 2006
Research findings released from the first major national poll on nanotechnology in more than two years indicate that while more Americans are now aware of the emerging science, the majority of the public still has heard little to nothing about it.

Wilson Center Announces Southeast Europe Project Board of Advisors

Sep 18, 2006
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of the seven-member board of advisors of the Southeast Europe Project.

Transformational Diplomacy: A Checklist for Assessing Reform of Development Assistance

Sep 15, 2006
In January 2006, Secretary of State Rice announced new and potentially important proposals to adapt the State Department and the US aid program to a world where the critical problems within states now are more important to American interests than traditional relations between states. The proposals should be treated very seriously and need to be widely discussed and debated, explains Senior Scholar John Sewell.

A View from the Region: Different Perspectives on Israel's War with Lebanon's Hizbullah

Sep 15, 2006
Former and current Wilson Center scholars and speakers examine the war and its implications from the perspective of Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Turkey and the United States.

Paulo Sotero Marques Named New Director of Brazil Institute

Sep 14, 2006
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announces that Brazilian journalist Paulo Sotero Marques will join the Center on September 18, 2006, as the director of the Brazil Institute.

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.