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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Promoting Environmental Cooperation as a Peace-Building Tool: Security Brief and Webchat

Jul 12, 2005
JULY 2005--Worldwatch Institute publishes Global Security Brief on environmental peacemaking; Ken Conca answers questions from Australia, Geneva, and India in the archived webchat

Wilson Center Board Chairman Welcomes New Member Ignacio E. Sanchez

Jul 06, 2005
The White House recently announced the appointment by President George W. Bush of Ignacio E. Sanchez to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar's Board of Trustees.

China Environment Series Issue 7 now available!

Jul 06, 2005
JULY 2005--The newest CEF publication includes articles and commentaries on the West-East Pipeline, China's water problems, sustainable agriculture in Guangdong, and reforestation efforts in southwest China, as well as two special reports on water conflict resolution and river basin governance in China. Download here.

Helping a Troubled Continent

Jul 05, 2005
The G-8 summit is focusing on Africa. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines where the international community can make a difference.

Scholar Explores the Continental Divide

Jul 01, 2005
Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.

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.