Wednesday, February, 05, 2014 Churchill’s First War, New America, Washington

Churchill’s First War Young Winston at War with the Afghans For more than a decade, the United States has been engaged in a war in Afghanistan, fighting the forces of terrorism. Over a century ago a similar story played out there as British troops fought a vicious frontier war against Pashtun tribesmen. These tribesmen were […]

Battlefield Earth Reassessing U.S. Responses to Terrorist Threats In collaboration with Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.  In 2001, the U.S. Congress authorized the president to use “all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such […]

Al Qaeda 3.0 EVENT DATE 1/7/2014   6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Please arrive early for registration LOCATION The Junior League ADDRESS The Junior League 
1811 Briar Oak Lane
Houston, Texas 77027     
Peter Bergen
CNN Tuesday, January 7th    Registration: 6:00 p.m. Program: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a fellow at […]

Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God   Wednesday December 18, 2013 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.   New America Foundation 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036   Hezbollah — Lebanon’s “Party of God” — is a multifaceted organization: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia Islam religious and […]

Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence After 9/11 A former senior White Office and Congressional official, Michael Allen provides readers of his new book, BLINKING RED: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence After 9/11, with an insider’s account of the complete restructuring of America’s intelligence community that occurred at the beginning of the 21st […]

GOLIATH: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel In his new book, GOLIATH: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine.  Based on four years of research and on-the-ground reporting, the book is an unflinching, unprecedented work […]

Foreign Policy Challenges in Obama’s Second Term On Tuesday, November 26, the New America Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Center for a New American Security will host an in-depth discussion on the foreign policy challenges faced by the Obama administration in its second term. With a politically turbulent Middle East, a financially teetering […]

The Hunt For Bin Laden Friday, November 8, 2013, 3:00-5:00 John Jay College, Haaren Hall 899 10th Avenue, Room 630 (T-Building) Peter Bergen currently serves as CNN’s national security analyst and produced Osama bin Laden’s first television interview during which he declared war against the United States in 1997. As the director of the National […]

    Peter Bergen – CNN National Security Analyst and Best-Selling Author of Holy War, Inc. and Manhunt   RSVP To This Event Peter Bergen – CNN National Security Analyst and Best-Selling Author of Holy War, Inc. and Manhunt Nov 7, 2013 7:30 AM – 9:45 AM Carmel Country Club 4735 Carmel Rd Charlotte, NC […]

Afghanistan: A Distant War Renowned photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has been publishing photographs from Afghanistan since 1988, when he accompanied a group of mujahideen fighters across the border from Pakistan.  The remarkable images he has captured bring into focus the day-to-day consequences of war, poverty, oppression, and political turmoil in Afghanistan – a country few people […]



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