Convened annually since 1959, the Academy Assembly is an undergraduate-led conference held by the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and co-sponsored with The American Assembly. Cadets help organize and take part in a 3-day discussion of a major theme in American foreign policy, in dialog with academic experts and government officials.
A four-year project on U.S. international security policies and challenges. The project included Assemblies on Preserving the Global Environment, Rethinking America's Security, After the Soviet Union, and Public Engagement in U.S. Foreign Policy.
An investigation of how university students in Brazil, India, South Africa, Russia, Poland, Argentina, Colombia, and the US get the materials they need for their educations. The project looks at the mix of student copying, database licensing, commercial markets, and government regulation that together define the 'ecology of access' to textbooks and other materials.
The Next Generation Project built capacity among the next generation of US leadership to address the challenges of globalization and the changing role of the United States in world affairs. Between 2006 and 2008, through a program of fellowships and workshops, the Next Generation Project built a network of 300 fellows from a wide range of fields and communities.
The Tools for Investigative Journalism workshop brought together 30 journalists and developers to advance the state of the art around these tools, including social network mapping and datamining tools. The group met at City University in London, September 21-22nd.
This books offers a compact introduction to the African continent's political and economic realities, and the opportunities and challenges they present for the United States. The authors untangle our perceptions of the continent, offer a penetrating look at the moral and practical concerns that drive American business and foreign policy, and outline steps needed to establish positive -- not merely reactive -- relations between the United States and and the nations of Africa.
The report on U.S. and African interests called for a vigorous and more visible engagement of U.S. leadership on the continent, continued investment and aid, and responsible transnational security agreements.
The 90th American Assembly examined US-Africa policy in relation to regional economic integration, democratization and governance, and emerging security and leadership initiatives. The Assembly looked beyond common media images of Africa to focus on the continent's dramatic political and economic evolution in the past few decades. Participants urged the creation of an Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa post, continued Congressional development aid, and presidential engagement with African nations.
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