"Simply arresting and killing bad guys is at best treading water; instead, the United States must become more involved in working to stop or at least contain the civil wars that fuel radical movements."
Simply arresting and killing bad guys is at best treading water instead

How to fight terrorism in the Donald Trump era

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Deb Templeton
Nancy Langwiser
Allen Inman
"Joining the military is an act of faith in one’s country—an act of faith that the country will use your life well."
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The citizen-soldier: Moral risk and the modern military

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How small businesses are helping drive Detroit’s resurgence:
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Detroit’s big bet on small business

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There are very few low-cost ways to boost student achievement, but starting school later in the day may be one of them:
There are very few lowcost ways to boost student achievement but starting

Start high school later for better academic outcomes

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Sauros Rex
Al Fulton
"Americans have been wondering why they bear such an unusual and outsized responsibility for preserving global order when their own interests are not always apparently served and when, indeed, the United States seems to be making sacrifices while others benefit."
Americans have been wondering why they bear such an unusual and outsized

Does "America First" mean the end of the liberal world order?

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Ed Davis
Ric Hue
"If you have a hard time accepting foreign aid as an investment, think of it as insurance. Insurance that is cheaper than at some point having to put American troops in danger."

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An outsider president once killed an American political party. Could it happen again?
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Is the Trump-era GOP coalition collapsing?

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Anna Maria Gibson
Blake Usry
Kim Maron Dobransky
"The rise of 'exclusionary zoning,' designed to protect the home values, schools and neighborhoods of the affluent, has badly distorted the American property market."
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‘Exclusionary zoning’ is opportunity hoarding by upper middle class

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Catherine Meza
Harrison Brewton
Who says “beach reads” can’t be wonky? Explore our new summer reading guide:
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The Brookings 2017 Summer Reading Guide

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GE Tang
South Korea ranks as the 9th most corrupt country in the OECD. How Moon Jae-in can change that:
South Korea ranks as the 9th most corrupt country in the OECD

Can South Korea’s new president make good on his promises?

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Joel Joseph
Edelman Lopez
Can Germany leverage its G-20 presidency to leave a lasting legacy in Africa?
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Angela Merkel's "Marshall Plan" for African investment

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Pat Overlie
Cuthbert Mayamiko Gonani
"May 25, 2017, will be remembered in Europe as the date on which an American president deliberately went out of his way to avoid an explicit commitment to the principle of mutual defense that is the bedrock of the transatlantic alliance."
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Trump’s abandonment of NATO in Brussels

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Rebecca RB
Selena Sedlaczek
More than 60 million people are displaced worldwide. How cities can better prepare for the challenge:
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Resilient cities plan for urban migration

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Tanya Spero
GOP senators used "blue slips" aggressively to block Obama’s judicial nominees. Now it seems the tables have turned.
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Senate GOP used “blue slips” to block Obama judicial nominees, but now wants to end the custom

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Kathryn Delaney
Judy Vahldick
"We now spend more on poor families than we ever did before."
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Cash assistance for child poverty

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Wesman Shaw
Susan Julia Dalton
Congressional support agencies like the Congressional Budget Office & Government Accountability Office have lost 45% of their combined staffs since 1975.
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It's not just Trump: Congress has a staffing problem, too

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Bob Simmons
“While much of the international community seems to have recognized, based on lessons over the past decade, that ‘we can’t kill or arrest’ our way out of the terrorist threat...the new administration seems to have skipped school.”
While much of the international community seems to have recognized based on

What the new White House counterterrorism strategy gets wrong

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William Gaskill
John Poynton
Gregory Bennet
The CBO found that 23 million Americans would lose coverage by 2026 under the AHCA. Here's what else you need to know:
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Beth Walker Sefkow
Troy Seyssel
Killian Llm
Michael Douglas Smith
Vicki Forslund Bordieri
Democrats are already recruiting challengers for the 2018 midterms. Here's what to watch for:
Democrats are already recruiting challengers for the 2018 midterms Heres what to

House candidate recruitment for the 2018 election

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Wes Croom
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