​​The Future of the “Islamic State” Provinces and Affiliates: Decline or Continued Impact after the Fall of the “Caliphate” in Iraq and Syria? ​ Conference at the American University of Beirut Organized by AUB’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung March 20th – 21st, 2017 ​ ​​​​​​​ […]

Pakistan?s Nuclear Bomb A Story of Defiance, Deterrence, and Deviance By Hassan Abbas Professor, The College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University Moderator & Discussant: Peter Bergen, Vice President, New America WHEN: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM WHERE: Marshall Hall, National Defense University Library, Special Collections BOOK SUMMARY: This […]

February 26, 2018 New America holds a discussion on “Preventing the Next Charlottesville: How Governments Can Respond to Private Paramilitaries.” SECTION: DISCUSSION; ||GOVT/CRIME/MILITIA|| Politics LENGTH: 161 words TIME: 4:30 p.m. PARTICIPANTS: former Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Mary McCord, senior litigator from practice and visiting law professor at Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute […]

International Security Events The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the Tragedy in Vietnam The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the Tragedy in Vietnam RSVP When February 22, 2018 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Edward Lansdale, the man said to be the fictional […]

Monday, February, 19, 2018 2018 Global SOF Symposium, Tampa, Florida

2018 Global SOF Symposium GLOBAL SOF FOUNDATION U.S. and international special operations leaders will gather on February 19-21, 2018 for an exclusive event to focus on strategic security issues, innovation, and relationship-building. A full agenda featuring international thought leaders, technical experts, and transition education will provide attendees with a unique experience Attendees include: active duty […]

Directorate S: America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan RSVP When February 9, 2018 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Prior to 9/11, the United States had carried out numerous covert operations in Afghanistan, ostensibly in cooperation, although often in direct opposition, with I.S.I., the […]

25th – 29th January, 2018 Diggi Palace Jaipur 24th – 29th January, 2018 at Diggi Palace, Jaipur The Greatest Literary Show on Earth Registrations are now open! The 2018 edition of the Festival will bring together a dizzying array of voices and cerebral conversations. Register Now 24th – 29th January, 2018 at Diggi Palace, […]

The Syrian Opposition in 2018 RSVP Photo: ART production / When January 19, 2018 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Ever since the Arab Spring protests broke out in Syria in 2011, the ensuing conflict between the government of Bashar al-Assad and Syrian opposition […]

Wednesday, December, 13, 2017 Conference, Baghdad, Iraq

Leidos Reston, Speech to take place from 9:30am-10:30am 45 minute speech plus Q+A Making Sense in a World of Trouble. 2017 Annual Security Conference 150 security professionals and Leidos employees Leidos Office 11955 Freedom Drive Reston, VA 20190





"We Got Him": President Obama, Bin Laden, and the Future of the War on Terror, CNN


Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, HBO