What We're Reading

Take a look at some of the most thought provoking and informative works of this year, and learn how these issues will influence our Future State.


Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism
Author: Terry McAuliffe

Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
Author: Jamie Metzl

The Big Nine: How Tech and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity
Author: Amy Webb

The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal
Author: William J. Burns

The Fifth Domain: Protecting Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats
Author: Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake

A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
Author: Jennifer Doudna and Samuel H. Sternberg

Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in The Pentagon
Author: Ash Carter

Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future
Author: Pete Buttigieg

Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law
Author: Preet Bharara

The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump
Author: Andrew G. McCabe


Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age
Authors: Page O. Stoutland, PhD and Samantha Pitts-Kiefer – Foreword by Ernest J. Moniz, Sam Nunn, and Des Browne