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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Managing Water Conflict and Cooperation

Jan 12, 2005
Worldwatch's State of the World 2005 Includes Chapter on Water and Security

Building Peace Through Environmental Cooperation

Jan 12, 2005
Worldwatch's State of the World 2005 Includes Chapter on Environmental Peacemaking

Can Securing the Environment Win the Peace? Jared Diamond Kicks Off ECSP Report 10

Jan 10, 2005
10th Anniversary Edition Examines the Next Steps for Environment, Population, and Security; Includes Special Reports on Ethiopia, United Nations

Western Policy Center Merges with Woodrow Wilson Center

Jan 10, 2005
The Wilson Center Southeast Europe Project was officially launched on January 10, 2005. All papers, commentaries, programs and related content prior to January 2005 reflect the work and product of the Western Policy Center and not the Wilson Center Southeast Europe Project.

Senior Scholar Warns of Impending AIDS Crisis in Russia

Jan 07, 2005
A foremost expert on Russian demography and health, Wilson Center Senior Scholar Murray Feshbach warns that the impending AIDS crisis in Russia could have devastating global effects. His greatest challenge now is to convince those in power in Russia to heed his warnings.

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.