Join AEI as Lt. Gen. Thomas Trask and retired Vice Adm. Mark Fox discuss the future of Iranian power in the Middle East, the threat it poses to the US, and how Washington can respond.
Join AEI as Gerard Robinson moderates a discussion on the state of historically black colleges and universities and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead.
The transition from active duty to civilian life can be a difficult. A premature decision to pursue long-term disability compensation can lead many veterans into a cycle of invalidism.
Iran is no real democracy, but high voter turnout is proof positive many Iranians are willing to work inside the system on its own terms. Rouhani won hands down as the better candidate to fix the economy and begin a cautious rehabilitation of reformists. The question is, will he do it?
President Trump’s budget proposal for higher education: what it does, and how it could be improved.
The former Ethiopian Health Minister, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). While he is well-liked by many, he certainly has his opponents–and for good reason.
The administration’s budget plan reflects wishful thinking, not a serious effort to address the long-run fiscal imbalance.
NATO is far from being “obsolete” as candidate Trump declared, but Germany and the UK are in danger of falling short of what they must do to ensure that it remains so.
The horrific attack in Manchester which has now been claimed by ISIS is just the tip of the iceberg. Speculations that it was a lone-wolf attack are wishful at best and harmful in the long run. They feed a narrative that attacks like these in Europe and the United Stated are disconnected from the groups that enable and direct them abroad. More often than not, those so-called “lone wolves” rely on a pack of supporters and an operational network. ISIS’s networks in Europe already run deep.
A collection of recent news reports on the declines in ridership on public transit systems around the country.
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Arthur Brooks discuss the senator’s new book, “The Vanishing American Adult” (St. Martin’s Press, May 2017), and how the decline of adulthood in America threatens our democracy and our society.
The proposal for a paid parental leave policy in the White House budget is a positive step forward to help American families balance their dual responsibilities toward work and family, but the implementation of the policy needs improvement.
It’s time for Congress to stop providing cover for a country and government which unapologetically launches attacks in our nation’s capital. Disband the Congressional Turkey Caucus.
It is essential that policymakers see terrorism as a black and white issue. To see it in shades of gray is to imply that some terrorism is more legitimate than others.