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New America

New America is the name given to a large Arctic island, a northward extension of Ellesmere Island, as discovered by Captain John Hatteras and his crew in 'The Adventures of Captain Hatteras' by Jules Verne. Its features include, on the west coast, Victoria Bay, Cape Washington, Johnson Island, Bell Mountain, and Fort Providence, and at its northern point , Altamont Harbour. Wikipedia*

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New America has hosted 204 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2000 Speech. The year with the most events was 2013 with 16 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2015 with an average of 1,795 views per video. Most appearances with Steven C. Clemons (67), Peter L. Bergen (42), Steve Coll (14). Most common tags: Terrorism, Online Technology, Afghanistan.

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    Surveillance State

    Journalists Josh Chin and Liza Lin examined China’s attempt to use data to control its citizens. This event was hosted by…

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    Strangers to Ourselves

    Rachel Aviv explored the issue of mental illness and human reactions to times of crisis and distress. This virtual event was…

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    The Bin Laden Papers

    New America senior fellow Nelly Lahoud talked about the 6,000 pages of private communications found on Osama bin Laden’s…

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    Gangsters of Capitalism

    Author Jonathan Katz provided a history of American expansionism through the military career of Smedley Butler, “the Fighting…

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