New Release

We Want To Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages, and Ransom, Joel Simon "A firm no-concessions policy that relies on meager evidence is inexcusable, he argues, when lives hang in the balance. 'We Want to Negotiate' is a helpful, accessible contribution to a decades-old dilemma." —Ann Toews, The Wall Street Journal more

 

New Release

The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age, Tim Wu “It’s a big idea for a little book, but Wu knows how to keep everything concise and contained. 'The Curse of Bigness' moves nimbly through the thicket, embracing the boons of being small.” —Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times more

 

 

Upcoming Event

David Kaye at The World Affairs Council of San Francisco

David Kaye at The World Affairs Council of San Francisco

Monday, June 3, 2019
6:30pm — 8:30pm

The World Affairs Council of San Francisco
312 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

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Upcoming Event

New America DC: A Conversation with David Kaye

New America DC: A Conversation with David Kaye

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
11:45am — 1:00pm

New America
740 15th St NW #900
Washington, D.C. 20005

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4/11/2019, Miranda Sita

John B. Judis: Is Progressive Nationalism a Thing?

Nick speaks with Columbia Global Reports author and veteran reporter John B. Judis about his new book that examines the worldwide wave of nationalism and how U.S. Democrats can win against Donald Trump in 2020.

2/24/2019, Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post

Jason Rezaian reviews 'We Want To Negotiate' for The Washington Post

Jason Rezaian reviews 'We Want To Negotiate' for The Washington Post

How to bring hostages home? There’s no simple answer. "I never took it personally when the Islamic Republic of Iran abducted me in 2014 and used me as a hostage for 544 days. True, the impact on my loved ones — and my own lasting scars — is deeply personal. But the officials in Tehran… more

2/21/2019, “CBS This Morning” podcast

CBS This Morning Podcast: Jeff Glor talks to

CBS This Morning Podcast: Jeff Glor talks to "We Want to Negotiate" author Joel Simon

"CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor talks to the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. Should the U.S. negotiate for the release of American hostages? Joel Simon has worked for decades to try to bring dozens of reporters back home to America, but it's an official policy of the United States to never make… more

New Release

Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking And How It's Changing The World, Bethany McLean Bestselling author Bethany McLean digs deep into the cycles of boom and bust that have plagued the American oil industry for the past decade, from the financial wizardry and mysterious death of fracking pioneer Aubrey McClendon, to the investors who are questioning the very economics of shale itself. McLean finds that fracking is a business built on attracting... more