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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Environmental Advocacy and the Movement for Nuclear Safety in Kazakhstan

Apr 15, 2005
2005 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner From Asia to Speak on April 26

Wilson Center Book Required Reading for Top Marines

Apr 14, 2005
Former Wilson Center Fellow Jon Sumida's book--Inventing Grand Strategy and Teaching Command: The Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan Reconsidered--has been added to the Marine Corps's Professional Reading List.

Ethiopian Expert to Discuss Population Growth, Environmental Damage, and Poverty at Wilson Center

Apr 12, 2005
Educating Ethiopian girls could reduce deforestation and land degradation, according to speaker Sahlu Haile.

Securing the Homeland

Apr 11, 2005
Is America safer than on 9/11? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says yes, but details a number of things that we must do to make ourselves safer.

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.