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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Terrorism: A Review of the Current Threat Landscape

Nick Rasmussen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), outlines his most pressing terrorism concerns: domestic, AQ/ISIS, and state-sponsored terrorism. He examines...

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Kickstarting the Digital Heartland

Policymakers have long struggled to close a digital divide that leaves millions without access to broadband internet service. In recent years, another digital divide has emerged that involves the...

Tuesday, February 04, 2020
America's Other Muslims - Imam W.D. Mohammed and the Making of American Islam

American Muslim Revivalist and son of the original Nation of Islam leader, Imam W.D. Mohammed (1933–2008) made a substantial contribution to the intellectual, spiritual, and philosophical...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
What will it take to transition to a sustainable future?

Solutions to the critical and complex challenges of sustainability (such as deep decarbonization, food sufficiency, and equitable water and energy access) demand collaborations...

Monday, January 13, 2020
Guantanamo in 2020 - What is the Future of the Prison Camp after Eighteen Years?

January 11, 2020, marks the 18th anniversary of the opening of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, which was established in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. It also marks the start of the...

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Tonight We Bombed the U.S. Capitol - The Explosive Story of M19, America's First Female Terrorist Group

In 1981, as President Ronald Reagan announced that it was “morning in America” and as the radical left wing movements of the 1970s receded further, a new terrorist organization consisting of...

Tuesday, January 07, 2020
The U.S. War with Iran Goes Hot - What it Means for Iraq and the Region

On January 3, the United States conducted an airstrike at Iraq’s Baghdad Airport killing Qasem Soleimani, a major general in the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps and key facilitator of Iran’s proxy...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Trump and His Generals - The Cost of Chaos

Halfway through the first year of the Trump administration, the "axis of adults" on the team had reason to feel fairly sanguine. Feral ideologue Mike Flynn had blown up on the launch pad as...

Friday, December 13, 2019
A New Global Model for Coastal Conservation

Small-scale or artisanal fisheries are important for sustaining coastal ecosystems and livelihoods, but they are notoriously challenging to manage due to their decentralized, dynamic, and...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War

This half-day event brought together thought leaders engaged with moral injury and the impact of the lived experience of war. The event included academics, military leaders, veterans, journalists...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Conversation with Former War Crimes Investigator Vladimir Dzuro

Listen to author and former War Crimes Investigator Vladimir Dzuro as he discusses his recent book “The Investigator.” Dzuro will take part in a panel discussion alongside another former ICTY...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Putting Social Science to Work for Society

Fall 2019 Issues in Science & Technology Launch

Social science research—spanning disciplines as diverse as economics, anthropology, political science, and psychology—...