Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

The Politics of Medicare

Apr 01, 2009
The 2003 Medicare Modernization Act tasks private insurance companies with providing coverage. Wilson Center Fellow Kimberly Morgan looks at Medicare through this lens of "delegated governance," or publicly funding private entities for public good.

Managing U.S.-China Relations

Apr 01, 2009
Kissinger Institute Director Stapleton Roy discusses top priorities in the U.S.-China bilateral relationship, from cooperation toward reversing the global financial crisis to addressing climate change.

Article by Paulo Sotero published on ForeignPolicy.com

Apr 01, 2009
'What Lula can Teach 'White People'""When Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva last week blamed "white people with blue eyes" for the global economic meltdown, it was an odd gaffe for a leader known and respected around the world for his pragmatism. 'Lula had a Chávez day,' wrote the São Paulo daily Estadao, discounting the unfortunate utterance made in Brasilia at a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown." [Read full article]

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in the 111th Congress

Apr 01, 2009
In two seminars on Capitol Hill, Wilson Center experts discussed priority issues for developed and developing countries in light of the global economic crisis—issues that will or should be on President Obama's radar as his administration crafts its foreign policy.

Invest in Integrated Development, Say Leaders of East Africa Population-Health-Environment Network

Mar 31, 2009
MARCH 2009—Rwandan Projects Demonstrate Value of PHE Approach

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.