North Korea, the world’s nuclear-armed auto dealership from hell, is turning up the high-pressure sales tactics. After months of charm that had secured Kim Jong Un a summit with President Trump in Singapore next month, Mr. Kim has now pivoted without warning.
Iraqis from across the political spectrum all say that incidents of cheating were higher this time than in any of Iraq’s previous elections.
Earlier this year in Davos, President Trump said that America First did not mean America alone. If his current bluster translates into an unjustified and by any account unnecessary trade war with our closest partners, much more than the sincerity of that statement will be in doubt.
Our nation ought to provide transitioning servicemembers with the means and opportunity to succeed in their civilian lives and to invest their talent and ability in the American economy.
In a new AEI Economic Perspectives paper, Jason DeBacker and Roy Kasher explore how the new tax law has changed the tax treatment of investment.
A comparison of the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 and 2018 reveals that only 53 (or fewer than 11%) of companies have managed to remain in that group for the last 64 years. What economic lessons can we learn from that churning of Fortune 500 companies and Schumpeterian “creative destruction”?
The Trump presidency is often a kind of political “Rashomon,” with partisans on either side looking at the same facts and coming to wildly different conclusions. The problem is that both stories might be true. The cartoon versions offered by the usual suspects on the left and the right are surely shot through with hyperbole. But both stories have some truth to them.
While the global distribution of America’s joint force positions it well to contribute to broader government strategies in the space “short of war,” such activities have mostly been limited to the domain of special operations forces. The JCIC marks an important step toward improving the ability of the entire military to contribute to international competition outside of combat.
Enjoying a brief respite from his book tour, Jonah takes time to memorialize his larger-than-life father-in-law, address critics of “Suicide of the West,” and engage in some rank punditry on Mueller, China, and North Korea.