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

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan to Speak at the Wilson Center

Sep 23, 2005
On Wednesday, September 28, His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan will deliver a speech at the Wilson Center titled "Religion, Globalization, and Democracy." RSVP for this event.

New Paper Examines African Development Challenges for the 21st Century

Sep 22, 2005
The fourth installment in the Africa Program's Occasional Paper Series, by former World Bank Vice President Callisto Madavo, assesses past struggles and future prospects for economic, political and social development on the continent.

Avian Flu May Be the Next Pandemic

Sep 22, 2005
"It is not if it is going to happen. It is when, and where, and how bad," said Dr. Michael Osterholm at the first meeting sponsored by the Wilson Center's new Global Health Initiative. Video and powerpoint presentation available.

Wilson Center Launches Global Health Initiative

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak

Journals Publish Special Issues on Demography, Conflict

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Articles Explore War, Population, Migration in Developing Nations

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.