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A peace treaty is potentially in the works for North and South Korea, and leaders say they plan to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula within a year. They are also pursuing talks with the United States to put an end to the war that has continued for more than half a century, providing a reason for optimism. President Donald Trump is...
Want to understand why it’s a turbulent time for journalism? Look around in Mexico and the United States. In Mexico, reporters must cover corruption, organized crime, an election year, and a surge in anti-establishment sentiment — all amid an alarming rise in threats and attacks to their lives and livelihoods. Mexico has been called by journalism advocacy groups “the most...
Military experts, strategists, academics and national security thought leaders will gather at an international conference Monday hosted by Arizona State University and D.C.-based think tank New America, to discuss what a war with North Korea would look like if long-held tensions continue to simmer and a diplomatic solution cannot be reached. This year’s Future of War Conference is the fourth...
Atop the hill at the end of a ridge, Union Army Col. Joshua Chamberlain and remnants of the 20th Maine Infantry occupied a vital position, Little Round Top, that had to be held at all costs at Gettysburg. Chamberlain didn’t know what was going to come next or whether he and his soldiers were going to survive, but he had...
Editor's note: Welcome to ASU Now's live-blog coverage of the opening week of the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at Arizona State University, the university's new home in Washington, D.C. Find the event schedule here and more photos from the week here . Day 1: Free speech, national security, covering Washington in the age of...
Editor's note: Friday's events at the Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center focused on helping professional athletes transition out of their playing careers, new ways of involving citizens on decisions about science and policy, and a roundtable on redesigning design education. Find the blog roundup here , with links to the other day's highlights. A parting thought 6:36 p.m. Friday, March...
Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU. Find the current day's blog here , with links to the other day's highlights. Panel: ‘Globalism in the Age of Nationalism’ 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15 The U.S. and other countries around the world face an interesting balance: growing calls for...
Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU. Find the current day's blog here , with links to the other day's highlights. Panel: 'Expanded Opportunities through ASU’s International Rule of Law and Security Program' 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 (From left) Barbara Barrett, Jay O'Connor and Craig Barrett listen...
Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU. Find the highlights from Day 1 here , and the current day's blog here . Reception: Smarts in the spotlight 10:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 Knowledge Enterprise Development hosted a showcase and reception giving visitors — including members of Congress —...

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