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Terrorists Among Us

Author: Micah Zenko
ForeignPolicy.com

Despite perceptions among Americans that the country is unsafe and a terrorist attack is "likely," the real threats don't emanate from actors like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Rather, as Micah Zenko argues, self scrutiny is needed among U.S. policymakers to recognize the true threat of terrible domestic crimes, generally not labeled as "terrorism," as they are more likely to occur, and do so frequently.

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Video

China and Japan’s Perspectives on North Korea

Speakers: Bonnie S. Glaser and Sheila A. Smith
Presider: Marcus Noland

Bonnie S. Glaser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and CFR Fellow Sheila A. Smith join Marcus Noland, executive vice president and director of studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics to discuss Chinese and Japanese perceptions towards North Korea since the death of Kim Jong-il.

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Holding the Multistakeholder Line at the ITU

Author: Adam Segal

Adam Segal explains the U.S. approach at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, South Korea, where the United States is looking to defend its approach to Internet governance. Washington and its allies favor the "multistakeholder" model: a bottom-up policy process that includes organizations representing technical experts, governments, businesses, civil society, and individual users.

See more in Global; Internet Policy; International Organizations and Alliances

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Renewing America Series: U.S. Veterans–From the Battlefield to the Home Front

Speakers: Peter W. Chiarelli, Allison A. Hickey, and Owen O'Driscoll West
Presider: Matthew Pottinger

Peter W. Chiarelli, chief executive officer of One Mind, Allison A. Hickey, undersecretary for benefits at the Veterans Benefit Administration, and Owen O'Driscoll West, managing director of Energy Trading, join Matthew Pottinger of Davidson Kempner Capital Management to discuss the transition of military veterans from the battlefield into civilian life.

See more in United States; Veterans Affairs