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

Former President of Brazil Visits Wilson Center

Dec 12, 2004
On December 6 Fernando Henrique Cardoso spoke to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Transitions from Authoritarian Rule Project at the Wilson Center.

Former Kennan Institute/Wilson Center Scholars Receive AAASS Awards

Dec 10, 2004
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce that the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies has recognized three scholars for books they have written while at the the Woodrow Wilson Center.

e-Update on the Americas #2 Now Available.

Dec 10, 2004
"Toward a More Engaged Citizenry: A Citizen Security Action-Research Project"Download the report from our e-Update section our Publications webpage.

Concert For Romeiko Ensemble in Washington, DC

Dec 10, 2004
News Article, Macedonian Press Agency

The Future of American Citizen Engagement

Dec 09, 2004
In this roundtable discussion, officials from the government, NGOs, and the private sector will join Meetup.com CEO Scott Heifferman and Senior Political Advisor Don Means to discuss possible applications of its popular Internet-based, community-building tool for public policy. This event is open to the public.

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.