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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...

Thursday, October 01, 2015
Objective Troy: The Hunt for Awlaki

On September 30, 2011 Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in an American drone strike. Awlaki’s death marked a new step in America’s approach to the war on terror – the...

Thursday, October 01, 2015
How Did the 1965 Immigration Act Change America?

From 1924 to 1965, immigration to the U.S. was dictated by origins quotas that favored newcomers from Western Europe and discriminated against Asians—who were banned from immigrating—and Southern...

Thursday, October 01, 2015
From Asteroid to Oceans: Using Public Engagement to Inform Policy Decisions

The Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO) and its partners have become global innovators in developing methods and tools that bring informed public voices and...

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