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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Reflections on Pakistan's Independence Day

Sep 01, 2006
Incoming Pakistan scholar Khaled Ahmed discusses his thoughts on nationalism following Pakistan's Independence Day.

Africa Scholar: "We Need Partnership, Not Charity"

Sep 01, 2006
Public Policy Scholar John Katunga has a message for U.S. policymakers. In this Scholar Spotlight, he says Africa and the United States have similar goals: peace and security, and that Africa could help America address its priorities, such as the war on terror and energy issues.

Pakistan: Meeting Energy, Fiscal Needs

Sep 01, 2006
While in many respects a troubled country, Pakistan in recent years has experienced robust economic growth. Panelists at a recent Asia Program conference, however, speculated that underlying fiscal problems might be jeopardizing that growth.

The Woodrow Wilson Center Welcomes the 2006-2007 Class of Fellows

Aug 30, 2006
This fall, the Wilson Center will welcome 23 new fellows for the 2006-2007 academic year. The new fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Bolivia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Egypt, India, Poland, Tanzania, and Turkey.

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.