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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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Media Advisory: Wilson Center to Honor Don Alberto Baillères González in México, D.F.

Feb 12, 2007
México, D.F.–The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to Alberto Baillères González. The award will be presented at a benefit dinner on Tuesday, February 13, at 20:00 at La Hacienda de los Morales. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico, will serve as dinner chairman.

Mexico Institute to travel with Congressional Delegation to Mexico City

Feb 09, 2007
The Mexico Institute along with the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress will host a delegation of congressional staff the week of Feb. 20-24 on a study tour of Mexico City.

Learning from our Mistakes

Feb 08, 2007
The United States government has lacked several key capabilities in Iraq. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discussed how we can do better in helping to stabilize broken societies.

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.