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    Book Discussion on Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

    Douglas Rushkoff talked about his book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity, about how Americans can build upon the digital economy by altering the…

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    Student Financial Aid Programs

    Higher education leaders and scholars talked about a New America recently-issued report that calls for the elimination of federal student aid programs and proposes directing federal funding…

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    Higher Education Policy

    The New America Foundation hosted a forum on assessment in higher education. Kevin Carey made opening remarks, and then, Fredrik deBoer presented his research on writing assessment and…

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    Book Discussion on Dark Territory

    Fred Kaplan talked about his book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, about the past and future of cyber warfare and its origins in the United States. 

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    Bandwidth Availability

    New America hosted a forum on access to broadband for auto and high tech industries. Speakers included Federal Communications Commission Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Michael…

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    Efforts to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

    Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2009 pledge to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. They discussed the desirability of closure and when or if the facility would…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 1

    Leaders from humanitarian and advocacy group talked about the global response to the Syrian refugee crisis following the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris. Slides were…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 3

    German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig and senior policy fellows from the Brookings Institution and the Migration Policy Institute talked about the humanitarian and security…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 2

    State Department officials talked about the humanitarian and security implications of the Syrian refugee crisis following the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris. …

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    ISIS and Al-Qaeda

    Panelists talked about the strategies of al-Qaeda and ISIS, the future of the jihadist movement, and how the U.S. should respond in the national and international security environment.

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    American Muslims and the 2016 Elections

    The Muslim Public Affairs Council and New America hosted a discussion with American Muslim leaders on issues facing Muslims in the U.S. and the relationship between lawmakers and Muslim…

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    Book Discussion on Unfinished Business

    Anne-Marie Slaughter talked about her book, Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, in which she talks about her vision for equality between men and women and a new focus that reunites…

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    Book Discussion on Sudden Justice

    Chris Woods talked about his book, Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars, about America’s use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia and the reaction it has…

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    U.S. Hostage Policy

    The New America Foundation hosted a discussion on U.S. hostage policy. Panelists included former FBI negotiator Gary Noesner; Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Rice; an American…

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    Future of Retirement

    Panelists talked about the future of retirement. Topics included working and living longer, a lack of retirement savings, and the 401(k) system.

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    Millennial Generation

    Panelists talked about the issues, culture, misunderstandings, and stereotypes associated with the millennial generation. The panel included a founder of a start-up news site for…

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    National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers on Cybersecurity

    Admiral Mike Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, talked about cybersecurity issues. He said that the Snowden revelations cost the U.S. some capabilities. He also defended…

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    Assistant Attorney General John Carlin on Cybersecurity

    Assistant Attorney General Carlin talked about cyber threats such as other countries stealing financial information and called for cybersecurity legislation. He was interviewed by…

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    New America Foundation Forum on Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity specialists discussed various topics in the opening sessions of the New America Foundation’s day-long forum titled, “Cybersecurity for a New America: Big Ideas and…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Race

    Levi Tillemann talked about his book, The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, about the $2 trillion global automotive industry and the competition between the U.S.,…

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