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With a better understanding of how to avoid particular situations, a student’s chance of experiencing assault can be diminished.

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An intensification in the Greek crisis could send ripples across the global financial system that could materially affect the United States economy. Of equal concern, turmoil in Greece could allow the Russians to gain a firm foothold in the Balkans.

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Remember how President Obama failed to enforce his “red line” in Syria? Well, it’s happening again — this time in cyberspace.

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Evidence suggests that lifetime success may be influenced by factors beyond children’s control, such as family structure, home neighborhood, and household income. Preserving economic mobility requires policymakers to focus specifically on these issues.

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How proud are Americans of their country? As Independence Day approaches, this AEI Public Opinion Study focuses on patriotism in the United States, examining Americans’ self-professed patriotism, how people describe others’ patriotism, and reasons people are proud of the US.

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A French special Police forces officer gestures as Police escorts a woman from a residential building during a raid in Saint-Priest, near Lyon, France, June 26, 2015. Reuters

It would be wise to dramatically step up training, arms supplies, support and whatever is needed to begin to reverse the Islamist tide, rather than waiting until the only solution is the commitment of US combat forces.

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If reports from intelligence agencies, the IAEA and news organizations suggest that Iran cannot be trusted, then why is Obama so willing to gamble US and Middle Eastern security on a leap of faith?

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What happened after the University of Vermont banned the sale of plastic water bottles? Some unintended and undesirable outcomes, just at the Law of Unintended Consequences would predict!

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Though the reported number of homeless individuals sleeping on US streets has been declining rapidly, such counts may be inaccurately reported and do not effectively reflect how well policies are working to help people reconnect to society and achieve their full potential.

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Iraq's Shi'ite paramilitaries ride in military vehicles in Nibai May 26, 2015. Iraq's Shi'ite paramilitaries said on Tuesday they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar. Reuters

Supporting the current Iraqi Security Forces with serious military assistance across the full spectrum of the asymmetric capabilities that the U.S. can provide is by far the least unattractive of the options facing us in the fight against ISIS in Iraq.

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