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New America in the News: 2009

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.

Book Takes Mexico Drug War to Task | Los Angeles Times

December 31, 2009

In "El Narco," former Fox spokesman Ruben Aguilar and former Foreign Minister Jorge Castaneda attempt an end run past the usual debate over whether the ...

Religious Hatred Simmers In Terror Suspect's Homeland | WIBW

December 31, 2009

It has become the focal point of Christian and Muslim groups -- in Nigeria and abroad, says Eliza Griswold, who has spent the last five years traveling to ...

Religious hatred simmers in terror suspect's homeland | CNN International

December 31, 2009

It has become the focal point of Christian and Muslim groups -- in Nigeria and abroad, says Eliza Griswold, who has spent the last five years traveling to ...

FCC Pressuring Fox, TWC to Reach Deal | Hollywood Reporter

December 31, 2009

... also wrote Carey, urging him to accept an interim agreement, as did several non-profit organizations, including the New America Foundation. ...

What's Next for Healthcare Reform? | The Nation.

December 30, 2009

Mark Schmitt of the American Prospect concludes that the bill could be improved slightly in conference by adding the House's employer mandate or improving ...

Educators, cable: more cash for public computer centers | Ars Technica

December 30, 2009

... the American Association of Community Colleges, the New America Foundation, and Fernando Laguarda, policy Vice President for Time Warner Cable. ...

The Yemeni Front in the War on Terror | American Thinker

December 30, 2009

According to CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen, "A senior US counterterrorism official says it is rare for PETN to be used in a terror attack. ...

Questions Persist About Averted Terror Attack | NPR

December 29, 2009

NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston and Peter Bergen, national security analyst for CNN, share the latest news. ...

Al Qaeda link investigated as clues emerge in foiled terror attack | CNN

December 29, 2009

CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said that if al Qaeda operatives in Yemen were behind the Christmas plot, that would represent a significant ...

Yemen: America's next war? | The Week Magazine

December 29, 2009

Bin Laden would love us to invade Yemen: As Lieberman and other neocons go about "agitating" for a military expansion in Yemen, says Steve Clemons in The ...

The Fully Inept Tackle Health Care | American Spectator

December 29, 2009

"Democrats are on a political suicide mission," writes Megan McArdle, economics writer at the Atlantic magazine's blog. "At this point, the thing is more ...

Other bombers waiting to strike US flights | Sydney Morning Herald

December 29, 2009

''It would be naive to believe that he was the only one out there,'' said Peter Bergen, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and CNN's security ...

Al Qaeda Link Investigated as Clues Emerge in Foiled Terror Attack | CNN International

December 29, 2009

CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said that if al Qaeda operatives in Yemen were behind the Christmas plot, that would represent a significant ...

Federal Budget up 4% Despite Obama's Pledge of More Scrutiny | Denver Post

December 28, 2009

... spending should rise 8.2 percent, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a budget watchdog group. ...

Democrats Playing Doctor | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

December 28, 2009

"Democrats are on a political suicide mission," notes Megan McArdle, economics writer at The Atlantic magazine's blog. "At this point, the thing is more ...

Election a milepost for council | Boston Globe

December 28, 2009

Historically underrepresented in government, more Asian-Americans are running for federal, state, and local offices - and winning, said Gautam Dutta, ...

Al-Qaeda Leader Contained but Still Elusive | Financial Times

December 28, 2009

But even if Mr bin Laden has been reduced to doing nothing but hide, he remains of immense significance, according to Peter Bergen, an expert on terrorism ...

Lance Linares: Local philanthropy is good business, and vice versa | Santa Cruz Sentinel

December 27, 2009

My friend Lucy Bernholz, no fan of the practice, refers to it in her blog "Philanthropy 2173" as "embedded giving" and says it puts too many steps between ...

Despite Obama Pledge to Control It, Federal Spending up 4 Percent | McClatchy Washington Bureau

December 27, 2009

They're trying to do everything at the last minute," said Marc Goldwein, policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...

Al-Qaeda Chief Contained but Elusive | Financial Times

December 27, 2009

But even if Mr bin Laden has been reduced to doing nothing but hide, he remains of immense significance, according to Peter Bergen, an expert on terrorism ...

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