Topic: New America Foundation
Sen. Richard Lugar notes that the GOP's renewed focus on the deficit – and the huge costs of the Afghanistan war – mean that many conservatives are starting to question the endeavor.
01/18/2011 04:25 pm
How much did the $862 billion stimulus package really help? Will the new tax cuts make any difference?
01/03/2011 02:05 pm
More than 2.5 billion people around the world today lack access to formal financial services – a major obstacle to building vital savings. But new mobile banking services are spreading in Africa, helping millions of people pull themselves out of poverty.
12/31/2010 01:15 pm
Commission’s draft proposal on cuts and taxes to slash national debt has riled partisans on both sides. Next major move is President Obama’s.
11/23/2010 08:52 am
The Kremlin is embracing the Internet, heralding online participation as 'direct democracy.' This might seem like a progressive step for Russia. In reality, it’s just a smokescreen – the guise of free society without real political process or representation.
11/05/2010 02:32 pm
Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu offer to extend the moratorium on settlement construction – but only if the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The Palestinians are mulling counteroffers.
10/13/2010 06:03 pm
The plan, which includes a spending cap and carbon tax, would cut the budget deficit to less than 1 percent of GDP by 2020.
10/10/2010 11:40 am
Up to eight German nationals were killed in Pakistan late Monday as part of a surge in US drone attacks believed to be in response to a Europe terror plot.
10/05/2010 10:07 am
Hamas, the Islamist movement that controls Gaza, is being ignored in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Some think that's a big mistake.
09/16/2010 07:11 pm
Hillary Clinton, in Jordan, expresses confidence in Abbas and Netanyahu, but analysts warn of risks to US if talks falter. Israel is still resisting pressure to extend moratorium on settlement construction.
09/16/2010 06:32 pm