Events & News


Thursday, December 03, 2015
Is It Time for the United States to Pivot Back to Europe?

On Thursday, December 3, The McCain Institute hosted "Is It Time for the United States to Pivot Back to Europe?" at the U.S. Navy Memorial.

Featuring Ian...

Wednesday, December 02, 2015
My Favorite Movie: Dr. France Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation, on October Sky

On December 2, 2015, Future Tense hosted a “My Favorite Movie” event at the E Street Cinema in Washington, DC, featuring Dr. France Córdova, director of the National Science...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Why we need Risk Innovation

Our imaginations have become dulled to the novel and creative alternatives that are desperately needed to ensure the responsible development of an increasing array of technology...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
ISIS in the West: The Western Foreign Fighters Flow to Syria and Iraq

As the authorities in France and around the world investigate those behind Friday's deadly attacks in Paris, New America's International Security Program is releasing a major study that sheds new...

Friday, November 13, 2015
What Does American Ingenuity Look Like?

From the light bulb to the iPhone, America has a long history of revolutionary inventions. So what does this ingenuity spring from? What are the conditions that allow for our innovative...

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Will Libraries Outlive Books?

Despite their reputation for dusty book jackets and silence, libraries aren’t simply repositories of the already read—they offer gathering places and community resources, and even serve as...

Thursday, November 05, 2015
Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Child Welfare Response

On Thursday, November 5, The McCain Institute hosted the fourth installment of the Human Trafficking Conversation Series, “Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Child Welfare Response.” The...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Talent Hack: Solutions for the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

As many as a million jobs in cybersecurity remain unfilled around the world – but somehow, the massive shortfall in skilled talent hasn’t made it any easier to break into the field, especially for...

Monday, October 26, 2015
Presidents and War Powers

Brooks Simpson, ASU Foundation Professor of History at Arizona State University talked about the role of the president during wars, including wars waged without a formal...

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Should U.S. Foreign Assistance Be Tied to Human Rights?

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University hosted the debate, "Should U.S. Foreign Assistance Be Tied to Human Rights?” Many...

Thursday, October 22, 2015
The Citizen between Science and Policy: Innovation in Governance and Climate Change Resilience

On June 6, 2015, beginning at dawn in the Pacific Islands and ending at dusk in the American Southwest, 10,000 everyday citizens in 76 countries met to participate in this World Wide...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Science Diplomacy: How Can Science Help With Diplomacy - and Diplomacy Help With Science?

Diplomacy is an art, not a science. But science is increasingly playing an important role in diplomacy. Some of our future’s biggest challenges—like climate change—can’t be contained...