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

MacArthur Fellow Amory Lovins Proposes Plan to Eliminate U.S. Oil Use

Jul 14, 2005
JULY 2005--Watch the archived webcast of Winning the Oil Endgame

Partnership and Security

Jul 12, 2005
"The US and UK defense partnership has yet to produce a coherent response to the phenomenon of globalization," said Dick Olver, chairman of BAE Systems. In this speech, Olver described his vision to improve cooperation and enable technology to be safely, but more effectively shared between the U.S. and U.K. Read his full remarks here.

World Wildlife Fund CEO to Join Wilson Center as Public Policy Scholar

Jul 12, 2005
JULY 2005--Kathryn S. Fuller Will Join the Center in October

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.