Wilson Center News

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

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Senior Scholar Named Recipient of Human Rights Award

Apr 21, 2004
Walter Reich, a senior scholar at the Wilson Center, has been named as the recipient of the 2004 Human Rights Award by the American Psychiatric Association. 

The Cyprus Referendum Election

Apr 21, 2004
Television interview with John Sitilides, CNBC-Turkey

New Working Paper published by the Cold War International History Project

Apr 19, 2004
CWIHP Working Paper No. 43, "Romania and the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1989," by Dennis Deletant and Mihail Ionescu, is now available for download from the CWIHP website. To download the PDF, please go to http://cwihp.si.edu, Publications >> Working Papers Series or follow the link below: CWIHP Working Paper #43

The Shiites and the U.S. in Iraq

Apr 15, 2004
The United States is facing a moment of truth in Iraq, the outcome of which will determine not only Iraq's political future but America's standing in the Middle East. Yitzhak Nakash, Chair of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department at Brandeis University explains that while moderate Shiites, who form the bulk of the Shiite majority in Iraq, have not yet joined Sadr's uprising, the U.S. must act quickly to avert an all-out Shiite revolt.

Occupation 101: It Can't Be Half Done

Apr 14, 2004
Article, The National Review

The Wilson Quarterly


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.


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.