Bob Woodward and foreign policy experts headline speaker series   More Sharing Services Share on twitter Submitted by Wayne Ezell on May 17, 2013 – 8:19am From the editorial page J View this blog post on the All-Access Members site An array of premier speakers, including journalist and author Bob Woodward, several foreign policy experts […]

Afghanistan 2014: Dispatches from the Presidential Campaign Trail Monday, March 31, 2014 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. New America Foundation 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 RSVP On Saturday, April 5, Afghans will head to the polls and vote in Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential election. With current President Hamid Karzai constitutionally barred from […]

 The War in Syria With the Syrian crisis entering its fourth year, the New America Foundation’s International Security Program is taking stock of current developments in and projected scenarios for ending the crisis. Headlines about Syria have been overwhelmed with details of the battlefield and the more than 9 million people who have been affected […]

Tuesday, March, 25, 2014 Lamar College: Port Arthur, TX

    03/17/2014 – Journalist Peter Bergen to headline LSC-PA Distinguished Lecture Series     PORT ARTHUR – Osama bin Laden, leader of the al-Qaeda, existed as one of the most wanted men in the world after he orchestrated the attack on the World Trade Center buildings in New York. Years before those horrific attacks, […]

  Getting Beyond 2014 in Afghanistan February 28, 2013 9:00am – 12:45pm ET Location: U.S. Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20037 | Directions RSVP Now Please join the U.S. Institute of Peace, Voice of America, and the Alliance in Support of the Afghan People, for an event aimed at providing a wider […]

Surge An Insider’s Account of the Controversial Strategy that Changed the Outcome of the Iraq War        Friday, February 7, 2014 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.   New America Foundation 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 In 2007, President George W. Bush announced his plan to send more than 20,000 additional […]

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 […]