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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Next Steps in the Middle East: Egyptian, Israeli, and Palestinian Perspectives

Mar 29, 2006
Following the Hamas victory in Gaza and in advance of the March 28 Israeli elections, the Wilson Center hosted a Director's Forum to gauge Israeli, Palestinian, and Egyptian views on future prospects. The Israeli and Egyptian ambassadors, and the head of the PLO Mission, to the United States engaged in a spirited debate over opportunities for peace.

The Cost of Energy Dependence

Mar 23, 2006
President Bush has called the United States "addicted to oil." Former congressman Lee Hamilton lays out just how much this addiction costs the American people.

"Water Stories" Multimedia Website Launched for World Water Day

Mar 22, 2006
MARCH 2006--Download Research, Documentaries from www.wilsoncenter.org/water

Voice of America: U.S. Promotes Clean Water

Mar 17, 2006
MARCH 2006--Congressman Blumenauer, ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Interviewed About Water for the Poor Act

Environmental Film Festival Comes to the Wilson Center

Mar 10, 2006
MARCH 2006--Documentaries Showcase Cuba's Green Movement, Olympic Preparations in Beijing

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.