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  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
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    Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

    New America held panel discussion on the criminal justice system, focusing on mass incarceration, rehabilitation, and recommendations for change. Speakers included a former convict who…

  • emDark Territoryem
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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. 

  • Forum Examines Ways to Combat ISIS Recruitment
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    Preventing ISIS Recruitment

    The authors of a New America report on recruitment for terrorist groups such as ISIS and al-Qaeda talked about the results of their research. They found that economic inequality and lack of…

  • emMachine Platform Crowdem
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    Machine, Platform, Crowd

    Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson talked about their book Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future, in which they explore how machines can be beneficial to America’s…

  • Counterterrorism Strategy Since September 11 2001
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    Counterterrorism Strategy Since September 11, 2001

    Panelists assessed counterterrorism strategies since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. They compared and contrasted the counterterrorism policies of the Trump and Obama…

  • Forum Explores Workforce Diversity in Cybersecurity Sector
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    Cybersecurity Workforce Diversity

    Panelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers included cybersecurity experts, business leaders, and former intelligence agency…

  • emThe Fuzzy and the Techieem
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    The Fuzzy and the Techie

    Scott Hartley talked about his book The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World, in which he looks at the cultural divide in the tech industry. In his book,…

  • New America Foundation Discussion Focuses on Black American Politics
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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.

  • Afghan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib Discusses the Future of Afghanistan
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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…

  • New America Hosts Discussion on Terrorism and Social Media
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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…

  • New America Hosts Discussion on Ownership and Technology
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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…

  • Petter Nesser Discusses Terrorism in Europe
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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…

  • emThrowing Rocks at the Google Busem
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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…

  • Discussion on Student Financial Aid and Voucher Programs
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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…

  • Discussion on Higher Education
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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…

  • Discussion on the Internet of Cars and Bandwidth Availability
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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…

  • Discussion on Efforts to Close Guantanamo Bay
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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…

  • Syrian Refugee Crisis Panel 3
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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…

  • AnneMarie Slaughter on emUnfinished Businessem
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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…

  • Discussion on Syrian Refugees and the Paris Terrorist Attacks
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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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