Wednesday, October, 05, 2016 Rabia Chaudhry Book event, New America DC

Adnan’s Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial Register to Attend In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life for the murder of his former girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, believed him. By 2013, […]

Tuesday, September, 27, 2016 Airports Council, Montreal Canada

August 9, 2016 TuesdayAIRPORT INDUSTRY TO MEET IN MONTREAL FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCEBYLINE: States News ServiceLENGTH: 481 wordsDATELINE: WASHINGTON The following information was released by the Airports Council International – North America: SUMMARY: Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) and ACI World are co-hosting the 2016 ACI-NA/World Annual Conference/World Annual General Assembly September 25 28, […]

Friday, September, 23, 2016 Sunil Khilnani book event, New America DC

Incarnations: A History of India in Fifty Lives Register to Attend Driving India’s emergence onto the world stage is a rich history, shaped by remarkable individuals. Yet, Indian history remains a curiously unpeopled place – beyond a few mythic celebrities, we know very little about the personal struggles that have gone into making India. In […]

September 22, 2016New America holds a discussion on “Covering Terrorism: Civil Resilience in the Information Age,” the first in a three-part series on “the role of political rhetoric, government communications, social media, and news media in shaping public reactions to terrorism.”TIME: 12:15 p.m.LOCATION: New America, 740 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C.CONTACT: Maria Elkin, […]

Tuesday, September, 20, 2016 Kati Marton book event, New America DC

True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy Register to Attend Noel Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American, spied for Stalin during the 1930s and ’40s. A pawn in Stalin’s sinister master strategy, Field was kidnapped and tortured by the KGB and forced to testify against his own Communist comrades. How did an Ivy League-educated, US […]

Thursday, September, 15, 2016 Rosa Brooks book event

RSVP Photo: Shutterstock/Frontpage When September 15, 2016 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Once, war was a temporary state of affairs—a violent but brief interlude between times of peace. Today, America’s wars are everywhere and forever: our enemies change constantly and rarely wear uniforms, and virtually […]

INVITATION Is ISIS Winning?  Since January 2015, ISIS has lost 22 percent of its territory inside Iraq and Syria. Iraqi forces are moving toward re-taking Mosul, ISIS’s key remaining stronghold inside Iraq. Several top commanders have been killed, and defections have increased. According to U.S. officials, the number of ISIS fighters is at its lowest […]

Wednesday, September, 14, 2016 Laurence Wright book event, New America DC

The Terror Years From Al Qaeda to the Islamic State RSVP Photo: Kevin Yatarola When September 14, 2016 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 Over the decade and a half since the 9/11 attacks al Qaeda has morphed and even spawned a rival terrorist organization, the […]

Wednesday, July, 27, 2016 The Aspen Security Forum 2016, Aspen, CO

The Aspen Security Forum 2016 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – Saturday, July 30, 2016 Aspen, CO Homeland Security Program Register Here + Add to my Calendar The Aspen Security Forum is an annual summer gathering of top-level present and former government officials from all relevant national security agencies; industry leaders; leading thinkers; nationally noted print […]

The Future of the Army A Conversation with the Under Secretary of the Army RSVP Photo: Flickr/Under Secretary of the Army When July 8, 2016 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 War is experiencing a major inflection point. The future of warfare will be shaped […]