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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Global Water Challenges Addressed on Capitol Hill

Oct 24, 2005
OCTOBER 2005--New Papers Explore Water Scarcity, Allocation, Sanitation

What to Do in Iraq

Oct 20, 2005
What should the U.S. do now in Iraq? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton offers some thoughts for moving forward.

Arab Television Is Creating a New Reality

Oct 20, 2005
Reality television is not exlusively a Western phenomenon. In several Arab countries, reality tv programs and talk shows are dominating the airwaves, becoming a major source of information and debate on such social issues as political reform, personal freedom, women's rights, and sexuality.

Burundi: A New Government Gets Down to Work

Oct 18, 2005
The Wilson Center holds a new capacity-building workshop for the highest tier of the newly elected Burundian Government as part of its ongoing training series.

Important First Step to Test Nanomaterials' Toxicity

Oct 18, 2005
The International Life Sciences Institute will release a new report that for the first time gives scientists the elements of a framework for assessing the potential human health effects from exposure to engineered nanomaterials.

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.