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How America Lost Its Secrets
Washington, D.C.

Edward Epstein on his new book about Edward Snowden and how government policy enabled him to take America’s closely guarded secrets

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Security in the Horn of Africa
Washington, D.C.

What will President Donald Trump’s policy towards the Horn of Africa region look like?

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Social Media Jihad 2.0
Washington, D.C.

New America welcomes terrorism analyst Michael S. Smith II to discuss ISIS' use of social media technologies

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Guantanamo Bay: Year 15
Washington, D.C.

What will happen to the prison and its detainees in the next administration? Will the prison ever close?

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What Have We Done: Moral Injury in America’s Long Wars
Washington, D.C.

David Wood talks about his personal observation of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and their impact on the young Americans deployed to them

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Reducing Violent Extremism: What Works?
Washington, D.C.

A discussion with leading experts on what types of foreign aid do and do not work in reducing violence and violent extremism

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The Chibok Girls
Washington, D.C.

Nigerian author Helon Habila discusses the kidnapping of the Chibok Girls and the continued threat of Boko Haram

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The Mayor of Mogadishu
Washington, D.C.

Journalist Andrew Harding tells the story one family’s journey through Somalia’s turmoil, from independence to its spectacular unravelling

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Fighting for Humanity in War
Washington, D.C.

What can be done by global policymakers and others to promote greater respect for international humanitarian law?

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The Master Plan
New York, NY

A new book by Brian Fishman takes on the Islamic State's full history – and the contradictions that may ultimately tear it apart.

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The Master Plan: ISIS' Strategy for Final Victory
Washington, D.C.

Counterterrorism expert Brian Fishman tells the story of ISIS' complex and largely hidden past

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TERROR
New York, NY

A new VICE series investigates the impacts of the world's deadliest terrorist organizations from the inside out.

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