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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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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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Israel Becoming an Issue for Obama? | CNN

September 19, 2011

On CNN's "Situation Room," Middle East Task Force Co-Director Daniel Levy discussed President Obama's stance on Israel and Palestine, and whether that issue might affect Obama's re-election prospects.

Obama To Unveil $3 Trillion in Debt Cuts | CNN

September 19, 2011

The nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget praised it for some of its proposals, but criticized it for doing too little to control health care costs among other things. "We are pleased that the president has embraced the goal of ...

Obama Debt Reduction Plan Coming Monday: Sure Not To Satisfy Everyone | CNN

September 16, 2011

"Three trillion would be tremendous," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. But hitting that target almost certainly means tackling entitlements and tax reform. And in both cases expectations ...

National Debt Panel Urged To 'Go Big' | CNN

September 12, 2011

Among them: William Gale of the Brookings Institution and Maya MacGuineas of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which organized the letter. Next week, President Obama will send the super committee his proposal for how to reduce ...

Study Reveals the Many Faces of Terrorism

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • Andrew Lebovich,
  • New America Foundation
September 10, 2011 |

The credible but as yet unconfirmed reports that three men directed by al Qaeda have plans for an attack on the United States to coincide with the 10th anniversary of September 11 reminds us of the persistence of the threat from Islamist terrorists.

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