Tribal Societies & Counterterrorism in Pakistan In recent months discussions around drone strikes have grown increasingly heated with claims and counter-claims around their legality, morality, and/or effectiveness as a counterterrorism weapon. Amid the heated disputes between diplomats, politicians, lawyers, and civil society activists, the views of those most directly affected by the drone strikes – […]

Takedown: Inside the Hunt for Al Qaeda On September 11, 2001, as Central Intelligence Agency analyst Philip Mudd rushed out of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House, he could not anticipate how the terror unleashed that day would change the world of intelligence and his life as a CIA officer. Mudd, […]

The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power Friday, March 22, 2013 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. New America Foundation 1899 L St. NW Suite 400 Washington DC, 20036 In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival. As President Barack Obama’s secretary of state, she […]

The Ethical, Strategic, and Legal, Implications of Drone Warfare   March 19 – 21, 2013 Chicago, Illinois

  Mar 15, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events: Tuesday, March 19 Joint Subcommittee Hearing: After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Part I) 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittee on […]

  Law, the Enemy, and the Battlefield Please join The Center on National Security at Fordham Law School for an all-day conference on “21st Century Warfare: Law, the Enemy, and the Battlefield,” on March 18th, 2013. March 18th, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. McNally Amphitheater at Fordham Law School 140 West 62nd Street, NYC The conference will […]

Talking to Terrorists       Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.  New America Foundation 1899 L St. NW Suite 400 Washington DC, 20036 Since September 11, we have struggled to determine why individuals become radicalized by certain ideas and eventually engage in terrorism. Despite the amount of research into this issue, no […]

Tuesday, March, 05, 2013 Institutional Investor, Washington DC

Searching for Yield, Seeking Solutions Corporate Funds Roundtable – Institutional Investor Institute The combination of low interest rates and higher-than-expected inflation levels, given the slow growth environment, will continue to pose challenges for investors looking to meet their pension obligations now and in the future. How are plan sponsors responding with regards to the construction […]

Can We Call Iraq a Success? A Debate Between Two Leading Experts As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq on March 20, 2003, news of that country has largely faded from American headlines. But a myriad of questions remain to be answered about the eight-year American involvement in the Iraq […]

2/20 Kenan Lecture Series: Peter Bergen, CNN 7:30 p.m. Location: Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center Peter Bergen, CNN correspondent, presents “The Awakening: How Revolutionaries, Barack Obama and Ordinary Muslims are Remaking the Middle East.” Free and open to the public. CNN analyst giving Kenan Lecture on Middle East Peter Bergen, journalist, bestselling author, and […]







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