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

Tom Ashbrook from WBUR's On Point Interviews CEF Coordinator on China's Car Craze

Jul 07, 2006
JULY 2006--An Examination of China's Booming Car Industry and its Environmental Impact on the World

Spreading Democracy Abroad

Jul 03, 2006
Public Policy Scholar Martin Frost discusses the little publicized successes of democratization efforts around the world.

Senior Scholar Discusses Aid for Trade

Jul 03, 2006
Senior Scholar John Sewell has planned several Wilson Center conferences on trade issues, most recently a particularly timely one on Aid for Trade.

Individual Privacy in a New Security Age

Jul 03, 2006
Privacy issues are at the forefront of public debate, as the U.S. government strives to balance privacy with security. A recent Congress Project seminar delved into this issue.

Where is Bin Ladin?

Jul 02, 2006
Many Americans remain frustrated by our inability to kill or capture Osama bin Ladin. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton looks at what we have to do to get bin Ladin.

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.