CNN’s Bergen to address ongoing war with al-Qaeda Posted: January 28, 2013 Peter Bergen, bestselling author and CNN national security analyst, will speak on “The Longest War: America, al-Qaeda, and the Middle East” at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 31, in Old Main Carson Ballroom. January 31, 2013 1:30 p.m. With the death of bin Laden, the […]

ELEASE: MANHUNT, Based on Peter Bergen’s Book, Showing at 2013 Sundance Festival Documents the Real-Life Story Behind the Hunt for Osama bin Laden Published:   January 23, 2013 Washington, DC — The HBO documentary MANHUNT — which tells the real-life story of the CIA operatives behind the hunt for Osama bin Laden — is showing at […]

  Panel Name: At the Lodge—Out of Sight (and Outside the Law) Date / Time: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 1:00pm Venue / Location: Filmmaker Lodge, 550 Main Street, Park City Description of Panel: Whether covering ground wars, drug wars, or a war on terror, journalists undertake enormous risks to uphold Americans’ right to know […]

  MANHUNT English and Arabic with English subtitles, 2013, 100 minutes, color, U.S.A./United Kingdom, U.S. Documentary On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden, America’s public enemy number one, was killed by Navy SEALs in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The raid, a watershed moment that gripped most of the world, lasted a mere 40 minutes. […]

Tuesday, January, 22, 2013 Oxford University

Friday, January, 18, 2013 New Voices from Pakistan and India, Dubai

The New America Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for participants in our “South Asia 2020” conference to be held in Dubai from Friday, January 18 to Sunday, January 20, 2013, hosted by Steve Coll and Peter Bergen. The conference will bring together a total of 30 “new voices” from […]

Ecological Cooperation in South Asia: The Way Forward The greatest economic damage endured by South Asia since 2001 has not been due to terrorism, but rather due to environmental disasters such as the Indus floods of 2010, seasonal water shortages, and drought. Although events like these might not be preventable, their human impact can certainly be […]

America’s Indefinitely Detained  Friday, January 11, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  New America Foundation 1899 L St. NW Suite 400 Washington DC, 20036 January 11, 2013 will mark 11 years since the United States opened the Guantánamo Bay Detention Center. Almost 800 suspected militants have been held at the prison in that time. Despite […]

Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion The longest war the United States has ever fought is the ongoing war in Afghanistan. But when refer to “Afghanistan,” we really mean a conflict that straddles the border with Pakistan — and the reality of Islamic militancy on that border is enormously complicated. In Talibanistan, an […]







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