Security

Current Projects
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On October 11-13, 2013 The American Assembly served as an intellectual sponsor of the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference [1], hosted by the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy [2] at New York University School of Law [3]. As drones take to the skies above communities, they will...
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"There is no greater responsibility than preparing the next generation of American and world leaders, and it is one the Next Generation Project has fully embraced." -- Lee Hamilton, President and Director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and member of the NGP Senior A...
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Around the time of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations, this collaboration between The American Assembly and The United Nations Association gathered experts in government, economics, law, and military to explore the issues surrounding debates within the United States concerning t...
Past Projects
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After the collapse of the Soviet system, the United States was presented with the opportunity of a political and military shift  in the heartland of Eurasia.  This 1992 project sought to discuss the potential of filling that void the Soviet states left behind, while taking into account t...
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During the Cold War, American national security seemed clearly defined:  to protect against the overarching threat of the Soviet Union and Communist expansion.  With the demise of Communism, America was forced to reconsider its role in the world as dramatically as it did after victory in W...
Publications
Three one-day meetings held at the Meridian International Center in Washington, DC in late 2009 and 2010 and co-sponsored with the Center for a New American Security addressed the topics of “Obama – One Year Later," "U.S. Global Policy: Challenges to Building a 21st Century Grand Strategy,...
During the Cold War, American national security seemed clearly defined:  to protect against the overarching threat of the Soviet Union and Communist expansion.  With the demise of Communism, America was forced to reconsider its role in the world as dramatically as it did after victory in W...
During the Cold War, American national security seemed clearly defined:  to protect against the overarching threat of the Soviet Union and Communist expansion.  With the demise of Communism, America was forced to reconsider its role in the world as dramatically as it did after victory in W...
Around the time of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations, this collaboration between The American Assembly and The United Nations Association gathered experts in government, economics, law, and military to explore the issues surrounding debates within the United States concerning t...
After the collapse of the Soviet system, the United States was presented with the opportunity of a political and military shift  in the heartland of Eurasia.  This 1992 report  discussed the potential of filling that void the Soviet states left behind, while taking into account the econ...
The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 inevitably led to power struggles in the fifteen successor republics, raising the specter of chaos in Eurasia. In this early 1992 collection of original essays sponsored by Columbia's Harriman Institute and The American Assembly, scholars assess the p...
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