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New America in the News: 2008

New America staff and fellows appear regularly on radio and television, and are frequently quoted in media outlets of all types. A selection of that coverage is available below.

Study: US Arms Sales Undermine Global Human Rights | The Associated Press

December 10, 2008
William D. Hartung, the lead author of the report, said, "The United States cannot demand respect for human rights and arm human rights abusers at the same ...

Political Wisdom: Gore and Obama, Partners at a Distance | Wall Street Journal Blogs

December 9, 2008
Speaking of that infrastructure push, Steve Coll of The New Yorker marvels at how quickly the idea of spending big bucks on infrastructure “has migrated ...
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Don't Fund Infrastructure Projects Separately | Conde Nast Portfolio

December 9, 2008
But according to Michael Lind, that's exactly what Obama should do: rather than fund infrastructure projects out of general funds, it should issue ...

Guns Kill People | Tapped/American Prospect

December 9, 2008
The New America Foundation looks at the Bush administration's weapons trade legacy in a new report that recommends President-elect Obama undertake a new ...

Pressure on Obama to Deliver | Financial Times/Peninsula On-line

December 8, 2008
“It is really important for Obama that the bill has credibility with the markets,” says Maya MacGuineas ...

Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team | Democracy Now

December 8, 2008
We speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation magazine and Steven Clemons of the New America Foundation [includes rush transcript]. ...

The Republican Comeback of 2010 | Salon

December 7, 2008
Three luminaries of political analysis agreed to share their insights with Salon. Chris Hayes is the Washington editor of the Nation and a fellow at the New America Foundation. His articles have appeared in the American Prospect, ...

Health-Care Reform May Help Economy | The Tennessean

December 7, 2008
A report by the New America Foundation estimates deaths and illnesses among the uninsured cost $104 billion-$207 billion last year in lost productivity. ...

A World of Trouble Awaits Obama and His National Security Team | Pioneer Press

December 7, 2008
"There has been no unifying strategy," said Steve Coll, president of the New America Foundation. "NATO operates its own way, every country operates its own ...
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NATO in the West Bank | Newsweek

December 6, 2008
"People are increasingly going for the maximalist version," says Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation. What changed? Since the recent Lebanon war, ...

Obama to Take a Tougher Line on Pakistan-Based Terror | Daily News and Analysis

December 6, 2008
He will not treat him like another Musharraf,” said Parag Khanna, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, who has coached the Obama campaign on ...

Best Books of 2008 | Washington Post

December 5, 2008
Nina Burleigh The Bin Ladens, by Steve Coll (Penguin). A fascinating panorama of a great family, presented within the context of the 9/11 drama. ...

Withered Conservatism | American Conservative Magazine

December 5, 2008
This group includes some neoconservatives like David Frum and Brooks himself, along with Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam, authors of the domestic- policy ...

President-elect Obama Faces a Tricky Task of Gaining Africa's Support | Africa Today

December 4, 2008
According to William Hartung, co-author of "Deadly Legacy: US Arms to Africa and the Congo War," a report released in 2000 by the New York-based World ...

Regional Players Key to Salvaging Peace Process | Inter Press Service

December 4, 2008
"This next administration may well be the last administration that could realistically pursue a two-state solution," said Daniel Levy, a former Israeli ...

Terrorist Group Moves Beyond Kashmir | Forward

December 4, 2008
“The closer Israel-India cooperation has given fodder to their belief in a big anti-Islamic conspiracy between Hindus and Jews,” said Rajan Menon, ...

Fiber to the Home: Ideal Economic Stimulus? | CircleID

December 4, 2008
I stumbled across a really interesting paper this week, written by Derek Slater and Tim Wu, and it set me to thinking. Slater is a policy analyst for Google ...

New Treaty Bans Weapons Victimising Civilians | Inter Press Service

December 4, 2008
... (NGOs) that made it happen, says William D. Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the Washington-based New America Foundation. ...

Blame and Retribution | Economist

December 4, 2008
According to Steve Coll of the New Yorker, America’s ambassador in India looked into building a nuclear bunker in the embassy. With hindsight, it is not ...

The Fierce Urgency of Now | Grist Magazine

December 4, 2008
As Terry Tamminen said in our interview, some 28 states are now involved in regional carbon trading programs, and more than 30 have put together climate ...
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