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    Ten Monumental Americans You Should Know
    Nov15

    Ten Monumental Americans You Should Know

    The recent election has brought many democratic issues into stark relief—among them freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, and the power of citizenship. It’s become very clear in the wake of the election that Americans are separating into groups with their own worldview, their own sources, and...

    Youth Local Councils Awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Their Innovative Model of Youth Democracy
    Nov02

    Youth Local Councils Awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Their Innovative Model of Youth Democracy

    The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty are pleased to announce this year’s winner of the $100,000 John P. McNulty Prize, Lana Abu Hijleh of the Middle East Leadership Initiative. Lana is being honored for the impact of her leadership venture Youth Local Councils (YLC), a program that engages over 25,000 youth in the West Bank...

    Finding My Creative Courage in North Korea
    Sep29

    Finding My Creative Courage in North Korea

    Just 15 months after taking his first writing workshop at Aspen Summer Words, Welby Altidor published Creative Courage, a book that draws on his experience as executive creative director at Cirque du Soleil, where he was responsible for a portfolio of groundbreaking live events. In the midst of making the final edits to his manuscript this past...

    Relive the Highlights from the 2017 Aspen Security Forum
    Aug01

    Relive the Highlights from the 2017 Aspen Security Forum

    With the arrival of the Trump administration, we have turned a new page in our ongoing effort to protect the nation against threats to its security. The 2017 Aspen Security Forum gathered present and former top-level government officials from national security agencies as well as a host of industry leaders, experts, journalists, and concerned...

    “Hackers, Hecklers, and Honeypots”: The ongoing threat from Russia—and from inside the US
    Jul21

    “Hackers, Hecklers, and Honeypots”: The ongoing threat from Russia—and from inside the US

    Russia remains a dangerous and committed adversary— but much of the damage that the United States is wrestling with following the divisive 2016 election started closer to home, according to participants in the second and third day of the Aspen Security Forum. The aggressive, multi-front information operations that the Russian government conducted...

    Watch Author Richard Haass on America’s Foreign Policy Crisis
    Feb25

    Watch Author Richard Haass on America’s Foreign Policy Crisis

    Richard Haass arrived the Aspen Institute as the bearer of bad news. The chaos that seems to dominate the global arena, he said, is part of a declining trend of “ever-increasing disarray.” Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations. He previously served as a special assistant to President George H. W. Bush and held various posts at...

    Global Shock: What To Expect from a Trump Presidency
    Dec12

    Global Shock: What To Expect from a Trump Presidency

    The election of Donald Trump to succeed Barack Obama as U.S. president came as a shock to many. With a Republican majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate, Trump’s victory could mean a shift away from many of the policies of the Obama Administration and brings into question the future role of the United States in the...

    Can we protect corporations from cybercrime?
    Oct06

    Can we protect corporations from cybercrime?

    Stuart Madnick, John Norris Maguire professor of information technology at the MIT School of Engineering, spoke at Securing Our Future: Cambridge Cyber Summit. The cyber threat is real. If you have control of valuable assets, including trillions of dollars of transactions, as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions (SWIFT)...

    The Russian Bear on the Prowl
    Aug03

    The Russian Bear on the Prowl

    Vladimir Putin continues to taunt the US and Europe at every turn by testing NATO’s resolve, propping up Assad, provoking Ukraine, and even doing what he can to further complicate the migrant crisis. Domestically, Russia’s involvement in hacking the Democratic National Convention is in question. Heather Conley, Senior Vice President...

    Aspen Institute Kyiv: Preparing Young Leaders in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Aspen Institute Kyiv: Preparing Young Leaders in Ukraine

    Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Kyiv Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, Ukraine. Gerson was in Ukraine to celebrate the work of Aspen Institute Kyiv, which launched last November. Aspen Institute Kyiv is dedicated to promoting values-based leadership in Ukraine and...

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