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No Good Men Among the Living

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow Anand Gopal’s No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes, was announced as a shortlist nominee for the National Book Award in nonfiction. Raves the New York Times: "Gopal's book is essential reading for anyone concerned about how America got Afghanistan so wrong." New America congratulates Anand on this exciting and well-deserved honor.

Upcoming Events

Modern War in Theory and Practice

EVENT October 27, 2014 1:15 pm– 2:45 pm

Monday October 27, 2014

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm


Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, by Dr. John Nagl, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and a former president of the Center for a New American Security, is a profound education in 21st Century warfare – its theory, its practice, and the often-tortured relationship between the two.

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Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror

EVENT October 28, 2014 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Tuesday October 28, 2014

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm


In The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror, Arun Kundnani notes that the new front in the War on Terror is the "homegrown enemy," domestic terrorists who have become the focus of sprawling counterterrorism structures in the United States and across Europe.

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Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books?

EVENT October 29, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Wednesday October 29, 2014

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm


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

Join New America NYC and a panel of diverse stakeholders -- an author, publisher, bookstore owner, and digital journalism expert -- for a conversation on the impact of technology in the buying, selling, and reading of the books of the future.

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article | October 20, 2014 | Open Technology Institute
New Interactive Map Visualizes Swing States in the Global Internet Governance Debate

New Interactive Map Visualizes Swing States in the Global Internet Governance Debate

OTI Releases New Resource Ahead of 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

As the 2014 International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference begins today in Busan, South Korea, New America’s Open Technology Institute is pleased to release a new interactive map to help visualize the role of swing states in the global Internet governance debate.

policy paper | October 20, 2014 | Open Technology Institute
Visualizing Swing States in the Global Internet Governance Debate

Visualizing Swing States in the Global Internet Governance Debate

A key aspect of the global Internet governance debate in the past two years has focused on the role of "swing states." In these interactive maps, we visualize the results of a recent study for the Centre of International Governance Innovation which identifies 30 key states based on a number of indicators, and explain how this relates to the ITU's 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference.

in the news | October 18, 2014 | Fellows

Obama's midterm dilemma

Julian Zelizer

“With Democrats still bullish about the gubernatorial races it seems they are redirecting his limited time away from Capitol Hill and toward the races for the state house around the nation,” said Princeton political historian Julian Zelizer.

in the news | October 17, 2014 | Fellows

Google's PAC spends in search of political influence

Julian Zelizer

Some of the tech industry’s key legislative priorities, though, aren’t so widely popular, or even well-known to the general public. Those issues include raising the number of visas available for skilled foreign technology workers, said Princeton political historian Julian Zelizer.

in the news | October 17, 2014 | Fellows

Incumbents can't catch a break as crises mount

Julian Zelizer

"Other midterms have taken place in chaotic times," said Julian Zelizer, a professor of history at Princeton University. "Right now this is a pretty bad one. There are, rationally, a lot of problems that the president and the country are confronting."