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GOP and Taxes: Mixed Message | CNN

November 4, 2011

Indeed, it's more like "they're saying, 'This is what we'd like but it's not necessarily the only thing we can accept,' " said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...

Big Ideas from Small Places

  • By
  • Parag Khanna,
  • New America Foundation
  • and David Skilling, founding director at Landfall Strategy Group
November 1, 2011 |

In the current phase of globalization, financial, ecological, political and social crises are occurring simultaneously and magnifying each other in unpredictable ways. From the Fukushima nuclear meltdown reshaping German politics and the European power industry, to America’s sub-prime mortgage meltdown threatening the Eurozone, such chain reactions are undermining an already fragile stability.

Analysts: Deal Bolsters Hamas Stature | CNN

October 18, 2011

... for support on the doomed-to-fail UN membership bid (Colombia is currently on the Security Council), while Hamas was securing concrete achievements back home," wrote Daniel Levy, who directs the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation. ...

Analysts: Deal Bolsters Hamas Stature | CNN

October 18, 2011

... for support on the doomed-to-fail UN membership bid (Colombia is currently on the Security Council), while Hamas was securing concrete achievements back home," wrote Daniel Levy, who directs the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation. ...

Even State Immigration Laws Have to Face Reality

  • By
  • Tamar Jacoby,
  • New America Foundation
October 17, 2011 |

Change is never pretty. And the change that results when 50 states step in to take on a job Washington has tried and failed to do can be especially messy. This is what's happening -- with a vengeance -- on immigration. In the past five years, there has been a virtual revolution in immigration lawmaking. And the result is not just chaos -- it's a lot of bad policy.

Iranian 'Plots' and American Hubris

  • By
  • Flynt Leverett,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Hillary Leverett
October 13, 2011 |

Calls by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary Hillary Clinton to "unite the world in the isolation of and dealing with the Iranians," in response to an alleged Iranian plot to kill Saudi Arabia's Ambassador in Washington, reflect a hubristic misapprehension of reality.

The Obama Administration mistakenly believes it can exploit the accusations for strategic advantage. In fact, they are likely to play to Iran's advantage, not America's.

New Bin Laden Raid Fallout for U.S., Pakistan? | CNN

October 7, 2011

"Pakistan has a pretty legitimate" case, said Peter Bergen, a national security expert and director of the New America Foundation, a non-partisan Washington think tank. "It doesn't really matter how valid the goal is. That doesn't change the fact that ...

From 'War on Terror' to 'New Silk Road'

  • By
  • Parag Khanna,
  • New America Foundation
October 7, 2011 |

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks passed, Americans are searching for a new narrative to understand their country’s role in the world. But far more than declared principles or personalities, America’s place in the world is shaped by what it does in other places. Especially overseas, societies judge us by our actions rather than our words.

32 Plans To Cut the Debt. Really. | CNN

October 3, 2011

All they have to do is call up a plan comparison table put together by the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The table offers plans from the far left to the far right and everything in between. It also illustrates common ground in ...

Israel Becoming an Issue for Obama? | CNN

September 19, 2011

CNN's Mary Snow looks into why President Obama is getting criticism for his handling of U.S.-Israeli relations. Daniel Levy comments.

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