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

CEF Coordinator Speaks At State of the World Book Briefing

Jan 25, 2006
JANUARY 2006-Jennifer Turner and Lü Zhi coauthored a chapter in State of the World on the NGO movement in China that was presented at the 10th State of the World Briefing.

Managing the Effects of Nanotechnology

Jan 13, 2006
The Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies released a report by one of the country's foremost authorities on environmental research and policy, J. Clarence Davies, which examines the strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory framework for nanotechnology and calls for a new approach to nanotechnology oversight.

Alumni Asked to Send Books to New Orlean's Dillard University Library

Jan 12, 2006
Like many universities in New Orleans, Dillard University was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina, much of its collection lost. The Wilson Center has organized a drive to help Dillard replace part of its collection, and is asking current and former scholars to aid the effort.

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.