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Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey sat down for an interview with CNN “Situation Room” Host Wolf Blitzer to discuss topics ranging from ISIL, to cyber threats posed by China and Russia, to Charleston shooter Dylan Roof in “The Complexity of Today’s Global Threat Environment” session at the 2015 Aspen Security Forum.
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This episode features Maajid Nawaz, co-founder of Quilliam, a counter-extremism think tank based in London, sharing his remarkable journey from Islamist extremism to liberal democratic values.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
Governors Doug Ducey, Mary Fallin, Nikki Haley, and Pat McCrory discuss the presidential election, immigration, criminal justice reform, and more as part of the Aspen Institute's McCloskey Speaker Series.
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US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell discussed the Endangered Species Act, natural gas, national parks, and more as part of the Aspen Institute Hurst Lecture Series.
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As we get ready for the next Aspen Security Forum, which takes place July 22 through July 25, in Aspen, Colorado, this past week’s Aspen Institute Radio episode featured highlights from past years' events, including the power of the military, turmoil in Asia, AFRICOM, and the Special Forces.
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Physical literacy is defined as the ability, confidence, and desire to be physically active for life. We believe in physical literacy because we believe that every young person should feel confidence and self-assurance to move with their bodies.
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Are computers the next lawyers? Is social capital one of the keys to closing the achievement gap? What are the next steps for US-Iranian relations after the nuclear deal? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
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Medium Co-Founder Evan Williams spoke with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson as part of the McCloskey Speaker Series in Aspen, CO, telling the story of his rise from Midwest farm boy to one of the most influential players of the Internet age.
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This episode features a discussion on President Barack Obama's worldview, focusing on Cuba, the Iran talks, and the continuing crisis across the broader Middle East.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
While conflicts in countries like Syria and Ukraine dominate the daily news cycle, and longer-term concerns about climate change and energy security are frequently aired, the problem of hunger and the emergence of new threats to world food supplies receive far less attention than they merit. Without sustained focus at an international level and the commitment of adequate resources to address the problems, there is a real risk that the responses needed to address these issues will come too late to avert the geopolitical instability and widespread human suffering that may result.
Filed in Blog Topics: United Nations

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