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‘No end in sight’: More than 191,000 have died from conflict in Syria

August 23, 2014
Douglas Ollivant, a senior national security studies fellow at the New America Foundation, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington to discuss the situation as the United States considers its options against the Islamic State.
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Do Journalists Understand Security Issues? OpenITP, Idea Lab Partner to Help

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  • Sandy Ordonez,
  • New America Foundation
October 23, 2013 |

Congress Begins to Weigh In On Drone Strikes Policy | PBS

April 26, 2013

Walking down a hallway of the Hart Senate Office Building on Tuesday, Georgetown University law professor Rosa Brooks was reminded that President Barack Obama has seemed uneasy about the administration's highly secret U.S. drone program which ...

Beyond Gingras: Tech Innovation Alone Will Not Democratize Media | PBS Mediashift

September 10, 2012

In his book "The Master Switch," Columbia University law professor Tim Wu, who coined the phrase "network neutrality," describes what he calls "the Cycle," or the process that occurs as a new communication technology becomes dominated by powerful actors...

How Unusual Was Al-Qaida Infiltration Effort That Stopped Bomb Plot? | PBS

May 9, 2012

Jeffrey Brown, NPR's Dina Temple Raston and security consultant Philip Mudd discuss what details are known about the operation and how it compares with other counterterrorism efforts. JEFFREY BROWN: Dina Temple Raston has been covering this story for ...

Could U.S. Accept Iran Having Some Nuclear Technology? | PBS NewsHour

February 17, 2012

Ray Suarez discusses the possibility of talks with the Council on Foreign Relations' Ray Takeyh and Flynt Leverett of RaceforIran.com. JUDY WOODRUFF: And to Iran's new willingness to resume negotiations with the West. RAY SUAREZ: Negotiations over ...

A Closer Look at Syria’s Fragmented Opposition | PBS

November 10, 2011

... We turned to Dr. Randa Slim, a research fellow at the New America Foundation, to learn more about the make-up of the Syrian opposition and what it will take for them to turn into a more credible force. ...

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The Ethics of Drones | PBS

August 26, 2011

According to a tally by the nonpartisan New America Foundation, since 2004 there have been more than 260 US drone strikes in Pakistan, which the foundation estimates killed between 1600 and 2500 people. The strikes have generated strong protests from ...

Need To Know: Where Does the Population Conversation Stand? | PBS

July 19, 2011

Phillip Longman and Julia Whitty to discuss the challenges of population change today, ...

FCC Report on Media Offers Strong Diagnosis, Weak Prescriptions | PBS

June 13, 2011

I also have my own stake in this report, which cites research that I've conducted with colleagues at the Center for Social Media and the New America Foundation -- see the annotations in the embedded version of the report below for some highlights. ...

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