Topic: The Brookings Institution
President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton are making trips to India and the region in the coming weeks, with an eye toward strengthening alliances to counterbalance China.
10/29/2010 04:00 pm
Privately, the US warned Pakistan that it risks losing this and other American aid if it does not adopt a more aggressive stance toward militants. The Pakistan aid package was announced Friday.
10/22/2010 04:06 pm
Latin America's transition to democracy seems well established, with credible elections this year throughout the region. The recent Ecuador uprising underscores how dangers remain.
10/22/2010 10:51 am
Vice President Xi Jinping was promoted Monday to vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, a key post seen as the penultimate step on the ladder to China's top job in 2013.
10/19/2010 09:16 am
While the poor get social programs worth $365 billion, the rich get more. Subsidies to help the prosperous build wealth added up to $384 billion last year.
10/18/2010 09:00 am
A selection of solutions for a better employment rate: From cutting taxes to raising taxes, job sharing to job training.
10/16/2010 10:30 am
Small business growth powers the economy. If Obama extends the tax cuts on small business owners, will that hurt more than it helps?
10/14/2010 06:09 pm
The Obama administration’s shift in counterterrorism language sought to bridge the divide with the Muslim world and soften Americans’ fear of Islam. But the new rhetoric hasn't matched policy, and the unintended costs at home and abroad have been high.
10/14/2010 10:58 am
She was poised and articulate. Her opponent showed mastery of policy. Here are three questions voters might ask after the Christine O'Donnell debate against Chris Coons in Delaware.
10/14/2010 10:22 am
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