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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Mexico Public Policy Scholars Selected

Jun 01, 2003
The Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the Consejo Mexicano deAsuntos Internacionales are pleased to announce the selection of fourscholars for the first year of the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Programsponsored by the two institutions.

The Kennan Institute to Host Exhibition of Contemporary St. Petersburg Artists

May 23, 2003
In honor of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the Institute will host an exhibit of artistic works from the Kolodzei Art Foundation.

Kennan Institute Invites Proposals for Conference on Orthodoxy, Civil Society and Democracy in Russia

May 23, 2003
The Kennan Institute, in conjunction with the Institute on Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, and Baylor University, will convene a workshop to be held in spring 2004.

Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

May 23, 2003
On June 5, author Thomas Alan Schwartz will discuss his latest book, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam, where he attempts to revise the perception of LBJ as the "ugly american" and instead suggests that LBJ's conduct of diplomacy in Europe deserves recognition as one of the most important achievements of his presidency.

Enhancing National Security and Civil Liberties in the Information Age

May 22, 2003
Can technology help us preserve our freedoms while reducing the threat of terrorist attacks? The Center's Foresight and Governance Project recently convened a group of experts to discuss ways to improve both civil liberties and national security in today's information age where the pressure is high for rapid data gathering and analysis.

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.