Cutting the IRS’s funding will result in a serious drop in revenue due to fewer audits and less oversight—which will worsen our federal budget deficits.
Limited capability, Iraq’s uninterest in foreign troops, regional tensions, and fear of domestic blowback limit the anti-ISIS coalition. Short of an about-face by Iraq’s leadership, or a sudden thawing of tension in the Gulf, the dysfunction will likely continue.
As multinational military operations against ISIS continue into 2015, look for China to take small steps in contributing to the fight.
While it’s certainly an overreaction to argue that Bush’s support for Common Core is a poison pill before the first ballot is cast, the tea leaves suggest an uphill climb in the key states that will make or break Republican nominees.
While a quick rebound in oil prices in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 crisis temporarily alleviated this danger, Russia’s current economic outlook is far gloomier today and potentially coming to haunt its creator.
Are direct government spending programs or tax credits the better way to encourage work?
Making unilateral concessions in a way that will resuscitate a gasping dictatorship that is the single biggest obstacle to freedom for the Cuban people is illogical and indefensible.
The Pakistani army should not only go after the terrorist group causing mayhem, but also the underlying ideology that drives it.
In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, Hank Kim of the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems responds to my recent Journal article arguing that state and local government pensions are taking excessive investment risk. His points, which surely will become a standard response in the pension community, are worth dissecting.
Despite a new shift to normalize relations between Cuba and the US, the Cuban regime remains a dictatorship that violates the human rights of its citizens.