Events & News


Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Religion and International Affairs: Faith, Conflict and Governance

On Wednesday, September 30,  2105, The McCain Institute and The Woolf Institute hosted “Religion and International Affairs: Faith, Conflict and Governance”.

The role of religion in...

Friday, September 25, 2015
Entrapment or Necessary Tool: The Role of Informants and Undercover Officers in Terrorism Cases

Informants and undercover officers are a central part of American counterterrorism strategy. Almost half of the individuals accused of terrorism related crimes since 9/11 have been monitored...

Monday, September 21, 2015
Diversifying the Climate Dialogue

Cultivating public discourse and enlarging policy discussions have been central to our work at ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO). As the next big international...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
ASU President Michael Crow announces new Public Service Academy on NBC’s ‘Today’ Show

Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw is joined by Arizona State University Michael Crow to tell TODAY's Matt Lauer about a first-of-its-kind public service...

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Should the United States be the World’s Policeman?

“Should the United States be the World’s Policeman?” debate centered upon the relative strengths and weaknesses of U.S. leadership in the world, and whether U.S. decisionmakers should use the...

Thursday, September 03, 2015
Next Generation Leaders 2014 Cohort Graduation Ceremony

On Thursday, September 3, 2015, The McCain Institute’s 2014 Next Generation Leaders (NGL) participated in a graduation ceremony marking their completion of the U.S. development portion of...

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Reporting While Female

Female reporters and authors often face unique challenges when investigating and reporting for their work, especially in repressive regimes. Delphine Schrank, author of The Rebel of Rangoon: A...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Drones and Aerial Observation: New Technologies for Property Rights, Human Rights, and Global Development

Clear and secure rights to property-land, natural resources, and other goods and assets-are crucial to human prosperity. Most of the world's population lack such rights. That lack is in part...

Thursday, July 09, 2015
Fallujah Redux: Lessons in Leadership and Engagement from the Fallujah Awakening

Lieutenant Commander Dan Green, who served in Fallujah in 2007 as a tribal and leadership engagement officer, is the co-author with Brigadier General William F. Mullen III of Fallujah Redux: The...

Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Team of Teams

When General Stanley McChrystal took command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in 2003, he quickly realized that conventional tactics were failing. Al Qaeda in Iraq was a decentralized...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Terrorists at the Table

Should governments talk to terrorists? Do they have any choice? In Terrorists at the Table, Jonathan Powell argues that we will never end armed conflict without allowing for negotiation with...

Sunday, June 21, 2015
A New Transatlantic Trade Deal: Good for America?

On Monday, June 22, 2015, The McCain Institute for International Leadership hosted "A New Transatlantic Trade Deal: Good for America?" Two years since the start of the negotiations for...