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    Black Political Influence

    New America held a discussion titled “Black Politics in Trump’s America” examining strategies black leaders could use to exert pressure on elected officials and policy makers.

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    Future of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib discussed the relationship between the U.S. and Afghanistan. Ambassador Mohib’s said that the country’s top priorities included rooting…

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    Terrorism, Communication and New Media

    National security and terrorism experts discussed how news and social media shape public reaction to terrorism at an event hosted by New America. Panelists discussed a report that examined…

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    Technology, Ownership and the Sharing Economy

    Two panels of industry and government officials talked about the effects of technology and the sharing economy on the concept of ownership. They also discussed security and privacy…

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    Terrorism in Europe

    Terrorism expert Petter Nesser talked about the rise of terrorism in Europe. His remarks were based on research included in his new book, Islamist Terrorism in Europe. Mr. Nesser said most…

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    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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    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 be closed. The event…

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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 implications of the Syrian refugee…

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    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 the…

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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 shown. “Syrian Refugees: On…

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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. “Policy Responses to the Refugee…

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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 constituents.…

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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 youth; the…

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    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 caused. Mr. Woods…

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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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