Join AEI for a conversation with 43rd Governor of Florida Jeb Bush and a panel of experts on education savings accounts, educational opportunity, and the future of new and innovative forms of learning in and outside American schools.
In this AEI Events Podcast, CIA Director Mike Pompeo joins AEI’s Marc Theiessen to discuss the Trump administration’s response to the most pressing national security challenges of the previous year. The North Korean nuclear and missile programs now threaten not only the region but also the US mainland. China, Russia, and other revisionist powers are working to shape global events and landscapes to conform to their interests, to the detriment of those of the United States. And the terror threat from groups such as ISIS and al Qaeda remains potent throughout the world. In this global threat environment, America’s intelligence community is working hard to ensure the homeland remains safe.
As the polls below show, there is a lot of blame to go around. But the bigger story is a public increasingly dissatisfied with how their government works.
If Trump and his team fail to stand up to President Rodrigo Duterte on human rights issues, it will only reinforce perceptions among our democratic allies that the Trump administration favors international strongmen.
Preliminary results of a recent audit of D.C. public high schools’ attendance and graduation outcomes revealed widespread fraud, including official emails from district officials encouraging high school staff to violate district policy regarding absenteeism to artificially boost graduation rates. Those responsible must be made accountable.
While critics say there is no utility in a border wall, countries around the globe have come to rely on them.
For all of its sand-in-gears dysfunction, the American system yields two crucial advantages over a parliamentary system. It both forces candidates toward the center, and offers greater protections to political minorities.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo reflects on one year at the CIA, the agency’s vision forward, and the most pressing threats facing the nation in 2018.
With the FDA reviewing a new tobacco product this week, there is a chance that U.S. smokers may soon be able to choose a less harmful alternative to cigarettes.
Tamar Jacoby interviews Charles Murray on culture versus economics.
The Internet of Things, smart devices, and technology partnerships will play major roles in the smart cities of tomorrow, enabling smarter transportation planning, better use of limited resources, and improved services for residents.
Because A.A. degrees are designed as transfer credentials and not to equip students with marketable skills, hundreds of thousands of these A.A. graduates are losing thousands of dollars in earnings year after year. Students need more information to help them find community college programs that deliver marketable skills, and community colleges should reform A.A. programs to add elective skills-based courses or embed high-value, industry-recognized certifications into those courses of study.