New America NYC: The Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden: A Social Cinema Screening A decade before America even knew his name, Osama bin Laden was being tracked by a team of mostly female C.I.A. analysts known as “The Sisterhood.” This extraordinary group of women warned Washington about Al Qaeda years before the 9/11 […]

TALIBANISTAN: AMERICA’S DECADE OF WAR Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst, CNN; Director, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation   After more than a decade of American involvement in Afghanistan, a successful peace settlement remains notoriously elusive. The scheduled conclusion of the NATO combat mission in 2014 though, has put the pressure on western governments […]

Event Day Calendar of Events Previous Page Program Committee Dinner – Peter Bergen Date: 4/19/2013 Start Time: 6:30 PM End Time: 10:00 PM Location: Powell Room “Hunting Osama bin Laden” Peter Bergen (’06) Reference Code: 14487

Thursday, April, 18, 2013 Hunt for bin Laden, Chicago

Congregation Beth Shalom – Chicago Date:  Saturday, April 13, 2013

CFR 4/16 NY Screening of HBO Documentary “Manhunt” COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS —————————————————– NEW YORK OFFICE 58 EAST 68TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10065 Email: Meetings Response Line: 212.434.9600 Meetings Response Fax: 212.434.9804 New York Meetings Film Screening CFR and HBO invite you to a screening and discussion of a new HBO Documentary film: […]

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