Reporting on Civilian Casualties in the War Against ISIS EVENT Photo credit: Kainoa Little, April 12, 2017 in Mosul’s Old City after visiting a Federal Police unit on the front line Reporters at U.S. media outlets strongly believed that civilian harm should be a central component of war coverage. Yet, civilian casualties from U.S. airstrikes […]

Bringing Americans Home How is U.S. Hostage Policy Working? Event Having a son or daughter, husband or mother taken hostage or detained in a foreign land is one of the most frightening experiences imaginable. On the fourth anniversary of the implementation of reforms to U.S. hostage policy, The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in partnership […]

Share Tweet The Targeter My Life in the CIA Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House Event In 1999, Nada Bakos moved from her lifelong home in Montana to Washington, DC, to join the CIA. In her new book The Targeter: My Life in the CIA Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House, Bakos takes […]

Share Tweet The Shadow War Inside Russia and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America Event Poisoned dissidents. Election interference. Armed invasions. International treaties thrown into chaos. Secret military buildups. Hackers and viruses. Weapons deployed in space. China and Russia repeatedly spark news stories by carrying out bold acts of aggression and violating international laws and […]

The U.S. Army History of the Iraq War Monday, May 13, 2019 9:00 am – 11:00 am CSIS Headquarters, 2nd Floor Cancel Please join CSIS for a discussion of the U.S. Army’s recently published and long-awaited two volume history, The U.S. Army in the Iraq War, 2003-2011. The authors will outline key findings from major […]

The record number of foreigners who fought in the Syrian civil war and their involvement in terrorist attacks in the West have highlighted the importance of foreign fighters and the need to develop better policies to stop them. In his latest book, “Road Warriors: Foreign Fighters in the Armies of Jihad,” Brookings Senior Fellow Daniel […]

May 9, 2019New America holds a book discussion on “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.”SECTION: BOOK DISCUSSION; ||US/DIPLOMACY/BOOK|| Foreign AffairsLENGTH: 40 words TIME: 11 a.m. PARTICIPANTS: author George Packer; and Peter Bergen, vice president of global studies at New America LOCATION: New America, 740 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, […]

About the Event New America and Arizona State University invite you to the fifth annual Future Security Forum (formerly the Future of War Conference) on April 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C. At this conference, leaders from government, academia, journalism, the military, and the private sector will explore pressing issues in international security and defense. Panel […]

Monday, April, 15, 2019 NSI IMPACT 2019, Chantilly, VA

Agenda-at-a-Glance (* = Invited ) < Monday, April 15, 2019 8:00 – 8:45 Keynote Address: Countering Evolving Threats to National Security Charles (Chuck) Durant, Deputy Director for Counterintelligence, DOE 8:45 – 9:30 Terrorism and Security: Mapping the Risks in 2019 Peter Bergen, VP, Global Studies & Fellows, New America 9:30 – 10:30 Opening of Awareness […]