AEI Defense Policy: Experts, highlights, and headlines
Defense scholarsThomas Donnelly Co-Director, Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies Research areas: Defense, National security Mackenzie Eaglen Resident Fellow Research areas: Military readiness, Defense budget, Military personnel, Defense industrial base William Inglee Visiting Fellow Research areas: Building partner capacity, Business of defense, National security policy Jim Talent Senior Fellow, Director, National Security 2020 Project Research...
Sizing up U.S. growth: Hassett on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'
Director of Economic Policy Studies, Kevin Hassett, discusses the jobs report on CNBC's Squawk Box.'
Obamacare hedges its bets
The Obama administration announced Monday that it expects to enroll 9.1 million people in the health insurance exchanges over the next 3 months. That is only 2 million more enrollees than the administration says enrolled this year, and a sharp drop from the 13 million who the Congressional Budget Office predicted would enroll in 2015.
A teachable moment in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong protest has been a teachable moment: The world now sees that Beijing will never allow China to liberalize, even by the slightest amount. The Party cannot change its nature. The bet the world made that a globalized China would eventually become a more liberal China has been proved wrong.
Tracking Ebola: Gottlieb on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'
Resident Fellow Scott Gottlieb discusses the protocol and procedures for tracking Ebola on CNBC's 'Squawk Box.'
Low oil prices fuel death spiral of Venezuelan regime
Maduro has been postponing budget cuts or other remedial measures for fear of upsetting his crumbling political base and roiling domestic opposition. Some analysts estimate that Venezuela could avoid collapse with oil prices as low as $60 — but only after serious structural adjustments and curtailing of profligate spending.
For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America
The standard portrayals of economic life for ordinary Americans and their families paint a picture of stagnancy, even decline, amidst rising income inequality or joblessness. But rarely does the public conversation about the changing economic fortunes of Americans and their families look at questions of family structure. This is an important oversight because, as this report shows, changes in family formation and stability are central to the changing economic landscape of American families, to the declining economic status of men, and to worries about the health of the American dream.