On Memorial Day, we honor the lives of military men and women who died in the service of their country. We can also pause to consider the sacrifices of those who serve today in the military, which is the institution Americans hold in the highest esteem.
Whether the Islamic State wins or loses, even its brief occupation of Palmyra will resonate for generations.
There is simply no excuse for the United States releasing $11.9 billion in frozen assets to the Islamic Republic, not only prior to an Iranian nuclear deal, but also while Iran continues to hold four American hostages.
“Free” college plans aren’t really about economics. They’re about anti-economics, the belief that incentives don’t matter, that somehow simply putting more money into higher education without any reform will somehow result in a better system.
Not only did the EU summit in Riga avoid any discussion of Russia’s ongoing aggression against Ukraine, it also exposed the lack of a shared vision for engaging with the Eastern Partnership.
The basic economic and political assumptions that justified the IMF’s lending program to Ukraine are far from being realized.This raises serious questions over whether the program is adequately financed and whether it was appropriate in the first place.
Iran will keep backing down…as long as we keep stepping up.
It’s time Congress has a real conversation about Iraq strategy, how best to help Kurdistan, and how to defeat the Islamic State. It should not allow itself to be duped by a family with a flag.
Upcoming midterm elections in Mexico will not produce the kind of political momentum that President Peña Nieto needs to consolidate his legacy.
This may support the market explanation for rising executive compensation, as opposed to managerial power.