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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Discovering Russia: Tobolsk Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Jun 15, 2006
Tobolsk: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner Discusses China's Timber Hunger in a VOA Story on Global Deforestation

Jun 12, 2006
JUNE 2006--Jennifer Turner Highlights the Influence of Deforestation on Biodiversity

New U.S. National Security Strategy Includes Environment, Health Issues

Jun 12, 2006
JUNE 2006--Relevant Passages Focus on Clean Energy, Natural Disasters, and Pandemic Diseases

Kennan Institute, Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Founcation to Host a Forum on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow

Jun 12, 2006
The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation will host a closed roundtable discussion on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow, Russia, on June 29, 2006, on the eve of the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg. This conference will bring together more than twenty leading experts from G8 countries, including members of academia, law, public policy, government, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, human rights advocacy, and journalism.

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.