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The Rise of Lashkar-e-Taiba

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International Security

Although they are some of the world’s foremost terrorist groups, not much is widely known about Lashkar-e-Taiba

Upcoming Events

America's Worst Colleges

EVENT September 23, 2014 9:30 am– 11:00 am

Tuesday September 23, 2014

9:30 am – 11:00 am


[u'New America', u'1899 L Street NW Suite 400', u'Washington, DC 20036']

One of the best ways to boost the number of college graduates in America is to steer prospective students away from “dropout factories”—that is, colleges with low graduation rates and high prices, debt levels and student default rates.

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Fleeing War and Finding Family

EVENT September 23, 2014 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm

Tuesday September 23, 2014

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


[u'New America NYC', u'199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B', u'New York, NY 10012']

For what Eric Liu calls the “ABC”s, American-born Chinese, this age of widening inequality and demographic flux begs the timeless question, “Who is us?”

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A Conversation with Her Excellency Erna Solberg

EVENT September 24, 2014 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm

Wednesday September 24, 2014

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


[u'New York Hilton Midtown', u'1335 Avenue of the Americas (at 54th Street)', u'New York, NY 10019']

New America is pleased to invite you to attend an event with Prime Minister Erna Solberg as she sits down with Liza Mundy for a conversation on Norway’s national policies and her personal experience as a female head of state.

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Books

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article | September 18, 2014
Oh, the HumanIT

Oh, the HumanIT

The success of Facebook, and myriad other inventions, is not driven by its technological prowess, but by its ability to express and amplify emotions that we experience in the real world. It’s not a technological network; it’s a social network.

article | September 18, 2014
Planning for Pre-K Perfection

Planning for Pre-K Perfection

New America

Bill de Blasio made some audacious promises about Pre-K education, and followed through on them: but some say they were rushed and poorly planned.

article | September 18, 2014
The Surprising Truth About the UN

The Surprising Truth About the UN

Michael Soussan

The key to using the UN correctly is to be realistic about where it can, by nature, make a difference, and where it risks being sandwiched between so many competing interests that its leaders are forced bend over backwards to please all sides and end up pleasing none.