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What Obama really wants is to end Tehran’s isolation, but at what cost?

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The new Advanced Placement US history exam focuses on oppression, group identity, and Reagan the warmonger.

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About 8.5 million of the 11-plus million unauthorized immigrants living in the US are in the workforce, accounting for about 5 percent of all workers. Almost none of them want to be unauthorized—they either have no way to attain legal status, or the pathway to legal status is so onerous that they believe they are better off remaining unauthorized.

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The House resolution fails to “raise the caps” on defense spending. That means it leaves in place the infamous sequester that is rapidly turning what was the best fighting force in history into a force at high risk of not being able to carry out its missions.

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Covering a defense story today? Here’s the latest from the experts on the AEI defense team.

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Most other nations provide significant financing aid to their exporters, so closing the Export-Import Bank could make matters much worse for US exporters who must live in a world with those well-financed foreign competitors.

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B-2 crew chiefs Staff Sgt. Jay Purnie (L) and senior airman Heath Traugh watch their jet, the Spirit of Indiana, run up its engines at Whiteman Air Force Base Dec. 17, 2002 near Warrensburg, Missouri. The flight marked the 9th anniversary of the first B-2 arrival at the base.

As it considers which contractor to award the new Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) contract, it’s biggest development program, to, the Air Force must not only take into account design and price concerns, but also the long-term strength of the defense industrial base.

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What you’re probably missing in all the coverage of the US-Iran nuclear negotiations is the ongoing debate within the Iranian leadership as they face a number of potentially existential problems.

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Even though House Republicans just unveiled their draft budget for the next ten years, it is already painfully clear how this is going to end for defense.

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