Join AEI as Lt. Gen. Thomas Trask and retired Vice Adm. Mark Fox discuss the future of Iranian power in the Middle East, the threat it poses to the US, and how Washington can respond.
Join AEI as Gerard Robinson moderates a discussion on the state of historically black colleges and universities and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead.
The transition from active duty to civilian life can be a difficult. A premature decision to pursue long-term disability compensation can lead many veterans into a cycle of invalidism.
To invest in Turkey today may finance the extravagant lifestyle of Erdogan, his family, and his close friends, but otherwise just flushes money down the drain.
There’s no debating the fact that the domestic energy revolution has delivered a powerful economic stimulus to the economy and made American more energy secure than ever before.
It’s not surprising that President Trump wants to try for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. But what Trump does not seem to realize is that the Palestinians do not really want peace.
Duterte’s hostility to the United States is well known, but President Trump’s failure to even pay lip service to the alliance will only encourage China in its quest to displace American power in Asia.
On Tuesday, the Trump administration released its 2018 budget, which announced $9 billion in cuts to federal education spending. These spending reductions don’t follow a clear-cut logic.
President Trump’s budget is a more muscular version of President Obama’s and will not get through Congress.
Resident Fellow and higher education financing expert Jason Delisle discusses the lack of publicly available data on the federal student loan program and the negative effect this has on higher education policy.
The federal government’s Direct Loan program dominates the student-loan market today, issuing 90 percent of all loans made across the country each year. The federal role in higher-education lending has grown ever since lawmakers enacted the first loan program under the National Defense Education Act of 1958. This expansion, along with rising college costs and increases in student enrollments, have led to a rapid increase in the stock of outstanding debt in recent years.
Part of President Trump’s first overseas trip includes a stop in Brussels, Belgium in order to meet with NATO leaders. President Trump’s message focuses on taking the threat of terrorism seriously.
Even the best ideas have downsides, and it’s up to policymakers to deal with them. Paid leave is no different.