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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From the WQ: Article and Discussion on "Miracle in Mali"

Jul 31, 2006
Why is one of Africa's most successful democracies taking hold in an impoverished Muslim country half-covered in the sand of the Sahara desert? In Mali, the seeds of change are rooted in tradition

Kennan Institute Announces This Year's Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern

Jul 28, 2006
The Kennan Institute has selected Stergos Kaloudis as the 2006-07 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Research Intern.

A Dangerous Time in the Middle East

Jul 27, 2006
The situation in Lebanon is both dangerous and tragic. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton talks about how the United States can support peace in the short and long-term.

CEF Coordinator Quoted in Story on Songhua River Pollution Angering Russian Officials

Jul 23, 2006
JULY 2006--In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Jennifer Turner comments on complaints by Russian Officials on the continued pollution flowing into the Amur River from China.

China Daily interviews CEF Coordinator Regarding Launch of China's First Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Fund

Jul 23, 2006
JULY 2006--Jennifer Turner comments on the potential strengths and weaknesses of the newly launched Sustainable Growth Equity Fund in China.

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.