Wilson Center News

Can Oil Sanctions Push Russian Economy Into Recession?

Oct 22, 2014
"It [Russia] is facing a lower price for oil. It is confronting a rising Ruble. In a diverse economy, you could take advantage of such circumstances, but Russia doesn't have a diverse economy and it won't be able to," says Will Pomeranz.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

August Environmental Health Research Briefs Now Available

Aug 31, 2007
AUGUST 2007 - "Water-borne Illness" and "Environmental and Health Threats from Cement Production" are now online.

Wilson Center President Urges Senate to Approve Law of the Sea Convention

Aug 31, 2007
AUGUST 2007—Hamilton Highlights Numerous Benefits of Ratification

World Water Week Draws Water Experts From Around the Globe

Aug 29, 2007
AUGUST 2007—Stockholm Conference Attendees Dive Into Governance Challenges, Integrated Ecosystem Services, Effects of Climate Change

Joining the Law of the Sea

Aug 23, 2007
Next month the Senate is going to vote on whether America will join the Law of the Sea Convention. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton makes the case for ratification.

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.