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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Expert on Israel, Middle East, Joins Wilson Center

Jan 10, 2006
Aaron David Miller has joined the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. as a Public Policy Scholar, and while at the Center will be working on a book about America and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The Wilson Quarterly Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Jan 05, 2006
The Wilson Quarterly, the Wilson Center's quarterly magazine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with an issue devoted to the future, the topic of its inaugural 1976 issue in the age of the energy crisis and ominous predictions.

Scholar Studies Roles of Women in Environmental Conservation

Jan 04, 2006
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Kathryn Fuller is using her expertise gained from working for the World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Ford Foundation, which she currently chairs, to write about women transforming their communities through environmental conservation around the globe.

Avian Flu: The Next Pandemic?

Jan 04, 2006
JANUARY 2006--Lead story from January 2006 issue of Centerpoint

What to Worry About in 2006

Jan 02, 2006
What should we worry about in 2006? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton offers some thoughts on the upcoming year in global affairs.

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.