New America in the News: 2010

New America staff and fellows appear regularly on radio and television, and are frequently quoted in media outlets of all types. A selection of that coverage is available below.

6 States Accused of Violating Education-Spending Rules in 2009 Stimulus Law | The Chronicle Of Higher Education

December 9, 2010

But a study by the New America Foundation, released on Thursday, concludes that several states violated the law by supplanting state dollars with federal ...

Cyber Terrorist or Modern-Day Hero? | France 24

December 9, 2010

In The International Herald Tribune, editorial writer Robert Wright asks: “Is Julian Assange a neocon tool?” Wright argues that the neo-conservatives ...

Wikileaks Challenges Journalism-Politics Partnership | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

December 9, 2010

As US participant Steve Clemons wrote in 2007: “Phil Scanlan, founder of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, is proud of the fact that in 15 years, ...

The Real Story Behind the Pakistan Drone Strikes | CBSNews.com

December 9, 2010

In the six years that drone strikes have been used in the fight against Pakistan, researchers at the New America Foundation estimate that between 1283 and ...

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Act II For American Manufacturing? | National Journal

December 9, 2010

This is the future of American manufacturing, according to Sherle Schwenninger, who directs the economic growth program at the New America Foundation in ...

The Divided States of America | The Olympian

December 9, 2010

... In "California Crack-Up: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It," also published in 2010, Joe Mathews and Mark Paul argue that the Golden State is too big and diverse to be effectively governed from Sacramento. ...

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New Poll Underlines Gloom Shrouding "Peace Process" | Inter Press Service

December 9, 2010

... "Obama realises – and has been advised – that without continuing involvement, without continuing innovation in approaches, that this situation will blow up and not allow itself to be ignored," reported Steve Clemons on his widely read blog, thewashingtonnote.com, after speaking with a senior administration official Wednesday. ...

OK -- You Trim the Budget! | The Miami Herald

December 9, 2010

I used one designed by a bipartisan think tank, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The website, http://www.crfb.org/stabilizethedebt, ...

Sen. Mark Warner Estimates National Debt Grew $15 Billion Over Weekend | PolitiFact

December 9, 2010

"Debt accumulation is pretty random," agreed Marc Goldwein, a senior policy analyst at the nonpartisan New America Foundation. "It isn't even linear from ...

Clueless Press can't Decide if Espionage is Journalism | Fox News

December 9, 2010

Former Washington Post Managing Editor Steve Coll, now president of New America Foundation, said of WikiLeaks, “so far it lacks an ethical culture that is ...

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U.S. Considers Next Move Over Iran's Nuclear Programme | The National (UAE)

December 9, 2010

"Military action wouldn't necessarily slow down the [nuclear] process that much," said William Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Initiative at ...

Battle Over Wikileaks Hits Turning Point | NPR

December 9, 2010


... American power," says Evgeny Morozov, a fellow at the New America Foundation and frequent blogger on the Internet's impact on global politics. ...

Not Ready for that 'Adult Conversation' on Debt? | MSNBC

December 9, 2010

... because we still are different than Greece and Ireland,” said Maya MacGuineas, president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...

The 'Real Jew' Debate | International Herald Tribune

December 9, 2010

Debate remains stifled, despite Peter Beinart's important piece this year in the New York Review of Books describing growing alienation among young American ...

3 Reasons Why Gitmo Will Not Close Under Obama | Fox News

December 8, 2010

... Unlike the urban myth spun by a years-old Seton Hall University student report on Gitmo, and championed by opinion journalists like CNN's Peter Bergen, merely participating in propaganda efforts does not constitute inclusion in the recidivist numbers. ...

What's Next for Wikileaks' Julian Assange: 7 Theories | The Week Magazine

December 8, 2010

The WikiLeaks frontman "will presumably get Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' nod," says Robert Wright in The New York Times, and Time will "no doubt ...

China Crackdown on Dissent Ahead of Nobel Ceremony | CNN

December 8, 2010

... "While the authorities can't control the news from getting to people really looking for it, they can prevent the vast majority of people coming across it so that Liu Xiaobo isn't so much of a household name in China as he might have been," said Rebecca MacKinnon, an expert on Chinese censorship with the Washington-based New America Foundation. ...

Analysis: Big Bang Approach to Mideast Peace Won't Work | Reuters

December 8, 2010

... two-state solution long, long ago," said Daniel Levy, a former Israeli peace negotiator and now a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation. ...

Oil Prices May Go Over $100 Per Barrel | WTOP

December 8, 2010


Lisa Margonelli sits down with WTOP to talk about rising gas prices and how they will affect consumers.

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Deficit Hawks Find Tax-Cut Deal 'Exasperating' | CNNMoney

December 8, 2010

It's utterly exasperating," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget in a statement. ...

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