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Wednesday, March 15, 2023
North America's Semiconductor Moment

Semiconductors power all nations' digital economies. Semiconductor supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic—from cars to TVs to defense systems—also highlighted North America's...

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Trauma & Empire: Uprooting Psychiatry from its Colonial Origins

The Arizona State University's Center on the Future of War is a partnership between ASU and New America, a DC-based think tank, exploring the future of conflict and working to address global...

Thursday, March 02, 2023
The Invasion of Iraq – Twenty Years On

This month, the United States will mark 20 years since it invaded Iraq on March 19, 2003. In the wake of the invasion, hundreds of thousands of people would die in an ensuing civil war. The...

Monday, February 27, 2023
How Does Research-Policy Collaboration Help Scientists and Science?

Despite frequent calls for more evidence-based policy, developing meaningful relationships and ongoing collaborations between scientific researchers and policymakers is difficult. Some of the...

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Uncovering the Wagner Group

One year into Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Future Frontlines presents its latest investigation into the Wagner Group, ostensibly a private military company headed by...

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Terror in Transition: Leadership and Succession in Terrorist Organizations

What is the role of founding leaders in shaping terrorist organizations? What follows the loss of a formative leader? Following the killing of al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in...

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Authors & Insights: Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

Join the McCain Institute for its next installment of its book talk virtual series on Thursday, Feb. 16. This event will feature former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and McCain...

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
How Has Computer Code Shaped Humanity?

Nearly 80 years after engineers programmed the first electronic computers, most of us still regard machines as supremely rational collections of electrical circuits, speaking in binary “1”s...

Monday, January 23, 2023
Science on the Offense: Technology Assessment, Anticipatory Governance, and the Future US Innovation System

Shortly after assuming office, President Obama pledged to “restore science to its rightful place” raising but not settling the question of either restoration or place. Fourteen years and two...

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Conversations with Secretary Mark Esper: Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė

Please join us for our next installment of Conversations with Secretary Mark Esper featuring Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Karen Levy, Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance

Long-haul truckers are the backbone of the American economy, transporting goods under grueling conditions and immense economic pressure.Truckers have long valued the day-to-day...

Thursday, December 08, 2022
Science Fictional Scenarios and Strategic Foresight: Planning for the Future with Applied Sci-Fi

What’s the difference between fiction and foresight?

The ability to imagine and prepare for a range of potential future scenarios is a key skill for adapting to our increasingly complex and...