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

The Orange Revolution and the Maydan Parliament

Feb 07, 2005
Ambassador William Miller recently returned from a six week visit to Ukraine during which he witnessed the historic events surrounding the Ukrainian presidential elections. Ambassador Miller shared his experience at a captivating January 6 Director's Forum.

ECSP Makes a Splash with Three Water Films

Feb 07, 2005
Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March

Elections and Reform in Zimbabwe

Feb 06, 2005
Zimbabwean lawyer and activist Lovemore Madhuku reflects on the state of democracy in Zimbabwe in advance of upcoming parliamentary elections.

Health Care: How France and the U.S. Compare

Feb 04, 2005
The World Health Organization ranked France's health care system highest and the United States came in at 37, behind most of Europe despite the fact that the United States outspends most nations per capita. Fellow Paul Dutton compares and contrasts these two systems.

Combating AIDS: Centerpoint Features HIV/AIDS Meetings

Feb 04, 2005
Series examines the pandemic's growth and efforts by developing-country

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.