Roundtable: A Trove of Clinton Documents in Arkansas

February 20, 2014

Hillary Clinton told a close friend that Monica Lewinsky was a "narcissistic loony toon," and also discussed in detail why she decided to forgive her husband for having an affair with the White House intern, according to documents penned by Diane Blair, a close friend and longtime confidant to the former first lady.


Will The U.S. Negotiate With Terrorists? | CNN

February 19, 2014

Anand Gopal, a fellow at the New America Foundation who has interviewed multiple members of the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network, says the Haqqanis would honor such a deal because "they take great pains to present themselves as part of the ...


What the U.S. can realistically do in Iraq | CNN

  • By
  • Tara Maller,
  • New America Foundation
August 14, 2014 |
Over the past few days, politicians and experts have been debating the merits of the Obama administration's strategy in Iraq -- or whether there is in fact a strategy.

ISIS: Is it really a threat to the U.S.? | CNN

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • David Sterman,
  • New America Foundation
August 18, 2014 |
U.S. officials are claiming that the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is "now a credible alternative to al Qaeda." But what does that really mean in terms of ISIS' potential threat to the United States?

Discipline, tactics key to ISIS' power | CNN

August 8, 2014
CNN's Brian Todd and New America's Douglas Ollivant explain how ISIS is able to gain power throughout the Middle East region.

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Can air power stop ISIS? | CNN

  • By
  • Douglas Ollivant,
  • New America Foundation
August 8, 2014 |
So what can U.S. airstrikes accomplish? Airpower is incredibly potent when properly used, but nearly useless in the wrong situations. ISIS will present both these alternatives in Iraq.

The All-American Al Qaeda Suicide Bomber | CNN

July 31, 2014
Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian soldiers two months ago, Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha radioed other fighters in al Qaeda to say, "I see paradise and I can smell paradise."

Mideast Crises Raise Global Concern | CNN

July 1, 2014

CNN Iraq discussion w/Brianna Keilar, Tara Maller & Philip Mudd

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Afghanistan, the Next Iraq?

  • By
  • Anish Goel,
  • New America Foundation
June 25, 2014 |
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