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 quoted in Time Asia regarding the Harbin Water Crisis. See also Viewpoint "Lessons from Harbin" written by Elizabeth Economy and other articles.

Dec 26, 2005
DECEMBER 2005-Updated reflections in the wake of China's reaction to toxic chemical disaster on the Songhua/Amur River.

REVISED Call For Papers: Civil Society and Democracy in Ukraine

Dec 20, 2005
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce that the research workshop on "Democracy and Civil Society in Ukraine" is now open to participants from outside of the United States. The application deadline has been extended to January 30, 2005.

New Article: Comprehensive Overview of Nanotechnology's Potential Workplace Health Impacts

Dec 20, 2005
An important article in the current issue of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research gives business leaders, scientists and policymakers the most comprehensive overview of research into nanotechnology's potential worker health impacts to appear in a peer-reviewed journal.

The Future of Technology Assessment

Dec 19, 2005
The Foresight and Governance Project has released a new report titled The Future of Technology Assessment, a collection of three essays designed to explore the issue of technology assessment with a look towards the future--a future that will be continually transformed by investments in science and technology.

President Bush Addresses Wilson Center on Iraqi Elections and the War on Terror

Dec 19, 2005
President Bush spoke to an audience of Wilson Center staff, scholars, and supporters in defense of U.S. policy in Iraq. The speech is available here in text and video formats.

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.