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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The Afghan Family Health Book

Aug 03, 2004
This week at the Wilson Center, Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute pioneering interactive women's health books throughout Afghanistan this year. Built with the LeapPad learning system technology, the books are aimed especially at helping Afghan women who cannot read or write. The secretary's speech is available here. Video to come soon.

Madeleine Albright Tells Her Story

Aug 01, 2004
Madeleine Albright, who became the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. government, shares her remarkable story and provides an insider's view of world affairs during the Clinton administration in her new memoir, Madame Secretary. In this Director's Forum, Albright shared a number of candid anecdotes from her book in addition to commentary on current events and foreign policy. Video of this event is available here.

Is Our Security Threatened by "Too Many Men"?

Jul 30, 2004
ECSP Launches the Controversial New Book Bare Branches

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.