The International Security Program aims to provide evidence-based analysis of some of the thorniest questions facing American policymakers and the public. We are largely focused on South Asia and the Middle East, al-Qaeda and allied groups, the rise of political Islam, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), homeland security, and the activities of U.S. Special Forces and the CIA.

Arizona State University and New America announce the creation of the Future of War project

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International Security

Tempe, AZ and Washington, DC* — Arizona State University and New America announce the creation of the Future of War project, a new initiative focusing on the profound social, political, economic, and cultural implications of the changing nature of war and conflict.

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in the news | September 23, 2014 | International Security
2014 Jihadist Terrorism and Other Unconventional Threats

2014 Jihadist Terrorism and Other Unconventional Threats

In “Jihadist Terrorism and Other Unconventional Threats,” a joint report from New America’s International Security Program and the Bipartisan Policy Center, experts weigh in on the status of Al-Qaeda and the risks posed by homegrown extremists and jihadist groups beyond Al-Qaeda in the 13 years since 9/11.