EVENTS ARCHIVE

Legion of Brothers: A Special Screening & Conversation Immediately after the September 11 attacks, the U.S. government initiated a secret war in Afghanistan. In Legion of Brothers, acclaimed filmmaker Greg Barker (“Manhunt,” 2013 Sundance Film Festival, PrimeTime Emmy Best Documentary) reveals this unexplored story through interviews with several Green Berets who played pivotal roles in […]

01 Peter Bergen, Jason Amerine and Greg Barker by BUILD Series Free Actions and Detail Panel Peter Bergen, Jason Amerine and Greg Barker Thu, June 1, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EDT Free Event Information Description “Legion of Brothers” is a riveting documentary that reveals the widely unknown true story behind the first American […]

Anatomy of Terror: From Bin Laden’s Death to the Rise of the Islamic State RSVP Photo: thomas koch / Shutterstock.com When May 25, 2017 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 In early 2011, the Arab Spring shook the Middle East, toppling governments in Tunisia and […]

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom RSVP Photo: Everett Collection/Shutterstock When May 23, 2017 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Winston Churchill and George Orwell were two of the most central figures of the twentieth century. Both came close to death in the 1930s: […]

The 2017 Aspen Security Forum Preview Event Event information Date Wed May 23, 2017 5:00pm – 6:30pm Contact john.hogan@aspeninstitute.org 202.721.2327 Location The Aspen Institute 1 Dupont Circle Washington, DC Hosts Homeland Security Program This event is by invitation only

New America’s 2017 Annual Conference This year, New America comes together for its annual conference to take a look at what has been and to imagine what can be. We hope you’ll join us as we discuss how to renew America. Please save the date for New America’s Annual Conference on Thursday, May 18, 2017 […]

The Washington Daybook May 1, 2017 New America holds a discussion on “Journalism in Hostile Environments: Perspectives from the Field.” SECTION: DISCUSSION; ||MEDIA/RIGHTS|| Media LENGTH: 95 words TIME: 9:30 a.m. PARTICIPANTS: Emma Beals, freelance investigative journalist and co-founder of the Frontline Freelance Register; Arwa Damon, senior international correspondent at CNN; Delphine Halgand, U.S. director for […]

Bringing Hostages Home: Developing Effective American Strategy May 1, 2017 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Since 2001, terrorist and militant groups have taken almost 1,200 Westerners hostage abroad, with 90 being murdered. American hostages have been killed at disproportionate rates – accounting for nearly […]

Friday, April, 28, 2017 Maxwell School, Syracuse NY

NATIONAL SECURITY MANAGEMENT COURSE Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University


RECENT FILMS

2017

LEGION OF BROTHERS, CNN Films

2016

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

2016

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, HBO

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