James Fallows to Open Conference on America’s “Next Phase” Response to Terrorism



James Fallows will provide the opening comments and set the “context” at the major terrorism conference we are organizing. Jim Fallows is National Correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and former Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News and World Report.

Terrorism, Security & America’s Purpose: Towards A More Comprehensive Strategy



For the next several days, I will be providing regular updates about the themes and issues, as well as speakers, that will be part of a major national policy forum on terrorism that I am helping to organize in Washington on September 6 & 7.

Everything for Sale: The Clinton Global Initiative



I’m sure that this post will frustrate a number of my friends, but seriously — $15,000?! This weekend I stayed with a great couple — thoughtful people who are public policy intellectuals in their own right — and they were invited to attend Bill Clinton’s mega-event, the “inaugural meeting” of the Clinton Global Initiative.