Wilson Center News

The Undercooked Debate on Domestic Drones

May 04, 2015
"Today, lawmakers worldwide are sleepwalking through a privacy and security crisis. How many secure sites have to be compromised before we wake up to the full challenges posed by commercial and law enforcement UAVs – or, in common parlance, by drones?" writes Jane Harman.

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Mexico Institute to travel with Congressional Delegation to Mexico City

Feb 09, 2007
The Mexico Institute along with the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress will host a delegation of congressional staff the week of Feb. 20-24 on a study tour of Mexico City.

Learning from our Mistakes

Feb 08, 2007
The United States government has lacked several key capabilities in Iraq. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discussed how we can do better in helping to stabilize broken societies.

Former Fellow Alasdair Roberts Wins Louis Brownlow Book Award

Feb 01, 2007
Alasdair Roberts, a fellow at the Wilson Center from 1999 to 2000 and associate professor of public administration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has won the 2006 Louis Brownlow Book Award for his book, Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age.

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.