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You Should Ditch Work to Go Watch Soccer, Say Productivity Experts

Christine Rosen, a fellow at the New America Foundation who studies our interactions with technology, pointed to the perils of multitasking.


What Afghans Think About Bergdahl, the Taliban, and U.S. Intervention

Q&A with Author Anand Gopal


How Should The U.S. Leave Afghanistan?

As New America Fellow Anand Gopal recently wrote, "The categories we take as rigid and unchanging, such as 'terrorist', are in fact remarkab


Americans Have Never Had So Few Options in Deciding What Company Makes Their Meat

Americans, as it turns out, have actually never had so few options in deciding what company makes their meat. "The US meat industry is more


12 Questions About Bowe Bergdahl, Answered

According to Anand Gopal, an expert on the Taliban at the New America Foundation, "of the five released Taliban," he writes, "only 2 have th


Tyson Foods Wins Hillshire, Eyes Breakfast Growth

Christopher Leonard, author of the recently released book “The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business”, said the merger


Here's What We Know About The Taliban Fighters Obama Just Released From Gitmo

Anand Gopal, an expert on the Taliban at the New America Foundation, thinks some of them could pose a real threat. "Of the five released Tal


What Does A Good Common Core Lesson Look Like?

In the Internet era, the best resources should be able to easily leap political boundaries and get into the hands of teachers across the cou


China, U.S. Tensions Run High At Sea And Under The Sun

But OPEC has the chance to rise again, says Quartz's Steve LeVine. The International Energy Agency has put a 10-year deadline on America's f


How The Bergdahl Deal Went Down

Anand Gopal, a fellow at the New America Foundation, and the author of No Good Men Among the Living, a history of the Afghan conflict, agree


What Americans Can Learn From Talking to the Taliban

Anand Gopal was close enough to feel the blast as the Taliban launched rocket-propelled grenades at a NATO fuel tanker in Wardak Province, A


How Obama Got Spies Behind Taliban Deal

Anand Gopal, a fellow at the New America Foundation, and the author of No Good Men Among the Living, a history of the Afghan conflict, agree