Al Qaeda 3.0: The 'War on Terror' After the Bush Administration

New America Foundation/Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency Initiative, New York University/Center on Law and Security

WASHINGTON , Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the New America Foundation:

WHAT: Al Qaeda 3.0: The "War On Terror" After The Bush Administration

WHEN: Friday, October 10, 2008

8:45am - 5:00pm, EDT

WHERE: Caucus Room, Room 325, Russell Building, U.S. Senate

Washington, DC

RSVP HERE: http://www.newamerica.net/events/2008/al_qaeda_3_0 or call Kate Brown at 202-986-3058

WHO: FRANCES FRAGO TOWNSEND

Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush , 2004-2008

LAWRENCE WRIGHT

NYU Center on Law and Security and New Yorker

Author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

PHILIP MUDD

National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation

PETER BERGEN

New America Foundation and CNN

Author of The Osama bin Laden I Know and Holy War, Inc.

BRUCE HOFFMAN

Georgetown University

Author of Inside Terrorism

STEVE COLL

New America Foundation and New Yorker

Author of Ghost Wars and The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

AGENDA:

9:15 am

The Future of Al Qaeda

FRAN TOWNSEND , Homeland Security Adviser to President Bush 2004-2008

BRUCE HOFFMAN , Georgetown University

STEVE COLL , New America Foundation

PETER BERGEN , New America Foundation/CNN

10:45 am

The War of Ideas

LAWRENCE WRIGHT , NYU Center on Law and Security and New Yorker

DANIEL KIMMAGE

ELIZA GRISWOLD , New America Foundation

12:00 pm

Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan

SETH JONES , RAND Corporation

CHRISTINE FAIR , RAND Corporation

NIR ROSEN , NYU Center on Law and Security/New America Foundation

1:15 pm

Al Qaeda in the Arab World and Europe

ABDEL BARI ATWAN , Editor, Al Quds Al Arabi, Author, The Secret History of Al Qa 'ida

BRIAN FISHMAN , Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

MOHAMMED HAFEZ , Naval Postgraduate School

THOMAS HEGGHAMMER, Harvard University/ Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)

2:30 pm

Counter-Radicalization: What Works?

CHRISTOPHER BOUCEK , Carnegie Endowment

ZACHARY ABUZA , Simmons College

KENNETH BALLEN , Terror Free Tomorrow

3:45 pm

Counterterrorism and American Security at Home

PHILIP MUDD , National Security Branch, FBI

MARC SAGEMAN , New York Police Department

MITCHELL SILBER , Intelligence Division's Analytic and Cyber Units, New York Police Department

AMBASSADOR MICHAEL SHEEHAN , NYU Center on Law and Security, former NYC Deputy Police Commissioner

About the New America Foundation

The New America Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States .

CONTACT: Kate Brown of the New America Foundation, 202-986-3058 work, 414-737-0462 cell, brown@newamerica.net

Web Site: http://www.newamerica.net/

SOURCE New America Foundation



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