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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Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

Apr 08, 2005
Former U.S. and Canadian government officials join former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark to recount Canada's rescue of six Americans during the 1979-1980 Iranian hostage crisis.

Remarks of Blair A. Ruble at Memorial Service for George F. Kennan

Apr 06, 2005
A memorial service for Kennan Institute co-founder George F. Kennan was held at the National Cathedral on 6 April 2005. The following are the remarks made by Kennan Institute Director Blair A. Ruble at the service.

Canada Institute launches 5th publication in its One Issue, Two Voices series on Corporate Governance

Apr 04, 2005
The Canada Institute Launches its latest One Issue, Two Voices publication on "Corporate Governance in Canada and the united States" to coincide with a speech by former SEC Chairman William Doanldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and with a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch of the Harvard Business School and Ed Waitzer of Stikeman Elliott in New York City on April 28, 2006.

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.