Wilson Center News

America Needs to End its Obsession with Trying to Fix Everything in Gaza

Jul 31, 2014
"I worked as a U.S. negotiator on the Arab-Israeli conflict for almost 20 years, and nobody ever lost money betting against peace," writes Aaron David Miller. "When mediators do succeed, it's largely because the locals are ready for a deal – and a need a third party."

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Center Explores Nanotechnology and Energy

Jun 05, 2003
The application of nano-scale technologies is beginning to dramatically impact both how we produce and conserve energy. How far can these technologies take us on the road towards energy independence? In this seminar, a panel of industry experts explored a wide range of technologies, ranging from photovoltaics to lighting and clean coal technology.

America's Mission of Compassion Abroad

Jun 04, 2003
In this address, Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson describes how public health is among the most vital fronts along which America engages the world.

Winning the Peace: Forum Explores Role of Women in Post-Conflict Iraq

Jun 02, 2003
In this recent two-day conference, Iraqi women leaders and international policymakers came together to discuss the future prospects for women in Iraq and the role that women can play in the transition to self-government in the country.

Dispatch From Iraq

Jun 02, 2003
In this first dispatch, Anita Sharma, Deputy Director of the Conflict Prevention Project, reports on reconstruction efforts in Iraq. On a leave of absence from the Center, Sharma is currently working with the International Organization for Migration in Basra.

The Wilson Center Welcomes Raúl Benítez Manaut

Jun 01, 2003
The Woodrow Wilson Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Raúl Benítez Manaut as he begins a six month appointment as a public policy scholar on May 13, 2003.

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.