Reporting in Pakistan Protecting Journalists in One of the World’s Most Dangerous Countries As Kati Marton, an author, journalist, and board member for both the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the New America Foundation, notes in a recent blog post, Pakistan has long been one of the most dangerous countries in the world for […]

Thursday, April, 24, 2014 Syracuse University

War! What Is It Good For? Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots In his provocative new book, War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots, historian Ian Morris turns Edwin Starr’s old song lyric on its head, arguing that war has actually been quite […]

The Wrong Enemy America in Afghanistan 2001 – 2014 After nearly thirteen years, the war in Afghanistan is winding down for international troops, and retrospectives on the American adventure in the “graveyard of empires” are starting to appear. Some argue that the international community made a positive difference in the country, while others wonder if […]

Bob Woodward and foreign policy experts headline speaker series   More Sharing Services Share on twitter Submitted by Wayne Ezell on May 17, 2013 – 8:19am From the editorial page J View this blog post on the All-Access Members site An array of premier speakers, including journalist and author Bob Woodward, several foreign policy experts […]

Afghanistan 2014: Dispatches from the Presidential Campaign Trail Monday, March 31, 2014 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. New America Foundation 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 RSVP On Saturday, April 5, Afghans will head to the polls and vote in Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential election. With current President Hamid Karzai constitutionally barred from […]

 The War in Syria With the Syrian crisis entering its fourth year, the New America Foundation’s International Security Program is taking stock of current developments in and projected scenarios for ending the crisis. Headlines about Syria have been overwhelmed with details of the battlefield and the more than 9 million people who have been affected […]

Tuesday, March, 25, 2014 Lamar College: Port Arthur, TX

    03/17/2014 – Journalist Peter Bergen to headline LSC-PA Distinguished Lecture Series     PORT ARTHUR – Osama bin Laden, leader of the al-Qaeda, existed as one of the most wanted men in the world after he orchestrated the attack on the World Trade Center buildings in New York. Years before those horrific attacks, […]

  Getting Beyond 2014 in Afghanistan February 28, 2013 9:00am – 12:45pm ET Location: U.S. Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20037 | Directions RSVP Now Please join the U.S. Institute of Peace, Voice of America, and the Alliance in Support of the Afghan People, for an event aimed at providing a wider […]

Surge An Insider’s Account of the Controversial Strategy that Changed the Outcome of the Iraq War        Friday, February 7, 2014 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.   New America Foundation 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 In 2007, President George W. Bush announced his plan to send more than 20,000 additional […]





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


Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, HBO