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"Trump has clearly made it a priority," said Martin Indyk, executive vice president at the Brookings Institution and former special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
After all, as politics scholar Elaine Kamarck at the Brookings Institution points out, "Nixon's victory was never really in doubt, as the Democratic party was in the middle of a rather spectacular civil war.
Thursday, May 25 at 1:30pm: The Brookings Institution will host several panels of politicians, diplomats, and policy experts to discuss Trade, Security, and the U.S.
Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told the Post that Republican lawmakers are not going to "feel a strong compulsion to follow the president.
The CBO will put a finer point on the health bill passed by House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan. Depending on what congressional budget-crunchers say later this week, a key part of Republicans' agenda could get a green light to proceed, or run ...
"As President Bush said in a different context, don't be guilty of the soft bigotry of low expectations," Thornberry said Monday at a Brookings Institution event. "Even some of my colleagues are saying, 'OK, we're in a for a yearlong [continuing ...
Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) told reporters after a Brookings Institution speech. "What are the estimates of what it would take to have a permanent unit there versus the cost of rotations?
Last week's brawl wasn't the first time Turkish security officials resorted to violence in Washington -- they did so last year when an Erdogan appearance at the Brookings Institution drew protesters. The Turkish security officials involved in the ...
... and his fellow Republicans on the panel are pushing for $640 billion in military spending for fiscal year 2018, while the Trump administration is expected to propose $603 billion on Tuesday, according to Thornberry's presentation at the Brookings ...
KEITH: Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and wrote the book "Islamic Exceptionalism." SHADI HAMID: A lot of us are going into it with that history in mind.
The biggest concern regarding the US for India is about visas. But, that can be resolved through policy engagements, said Martin S Indyk, Executive Vice President, The Brookings Institution, a 100-year-old think-tank based in Washington DC. The ...
For the past 18 months, our team at the Brookings Institution has been working with Philadelphia institutions and firms - most of them concentrated in the emerging innovation district in University City and western Center City - to explore ...
The police and members of Mr. Erdogan's security team clashed with demonstrators last year outside the Brookings Institution, where Mr. Erdogan was giving a speech. Brookings wrote on its website that his bodyguards had "behaved unacceptably - they ...
Over the past month, staff members at the center-left Brookings Institution became aware that the think tank's leadership had invited Bannon to address its board of trustees meeting in June, according to multiple Brookings staff members who requested ...
From 1984 to 1996, he was a research associate and later senior fellow in the foreign policy studies program at the Brookings Institution. He has also been a NATO fellow and a scholar in residence at the MacArthur Foundation's Moscow office. Stares has ...
Carol Graham, a scholar at the Brookings Institution who studies happiness and well-being, argues that inequality shapes people's hopes and beliefs about the future, and that those perceptions are passed down to future generations just as surely as an ...
Giddy from his recent health care win, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he looks forward to tackling an overhaul of Medicare, which would leave many seniors ...
"In addition to increasing economic interdependence between China and the region, the initiative could create new barriers to US exports and investment by exporting Chinese standards," the Brookings Institution, a Washington-based think tank, said in a ...
"This story is nauseating," Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow in governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, posted on twitter along with a link to The Washington Post's bombshell story.
Georgetown University will hold a series of commencement ceremonies from Thursday, May 18, through Sunday, May 21. The speaker at the school of Foreign ...
entrepreneurs Roger Penske and Dan Gilbert, fresh from last week's launch of the QLine streetcar, aren't the only business heavyweights bullish on Detroit.
Susan Hennessy is a national security studies fellow at the Brookings Institution and managing editor of the website lawfare.
"More than three-quarters of the net benefit would go to those in the top one percent of the income distribution," said the tax Policy Center, a joint project of the left-of-center Brookings Institution and the liberal Urban Institute. The wealthiest 1 ...
Rachel Martin talks to Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution, about whether President Trump's alleged revealing of classified data is against the law.
Despite some daring investors with new ideas, and a growing trend of corporate-backed incubators, funding from venture capitalists for cleantech still looks ...
Greater Boston is among the top metro areas nationwide for clean energy startups hoping to attract venture capital dollars despite declining investment in the industry, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.
A new report by The Brookings Institution measured clean technology innovation across the U.S. to see where the nation stands on the ability to capitalize on the $1.4 trillion business opportunity from energy innovation.
... long a source of tension in the relationship with China. "These are modest moves which by themselves will not have much effect on the U.S.
... the deduction would increase the average annual tax bill for a New Jersey resident by more than $3,500, according to the Tax Policy Center, a Washington-based research organization jointly operated by the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution.
James Comey testifying on Capitol Hill this month. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times. WASHINGTON - By the time he was fired on Tuesday, James Comey was not a popular man.
David Dollar, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said in a blog post this week that China's main destinations for direct investment are still the usual suspects: Europe, the U.S.
... but to oust Saddam Hussein, touted as "a threat to the region," says a secretary of state under President George W. Bush. "We didn't go to Iraq to bring democracy to Iraq," Condoleezza Rice told a meeting at the Brookings Institution on Thursday ...
EJ Dionne of the Brookings Institution and the Washington Post offers his perspective on political repercussions following President Trump's dismissal of former FBI director, James Comey.
In that context, the move can be seen as purely a personnel decision based on Comey's conduct, and Sessions should have been involved given his job as attorney general, said Susan Hennessey, a fellow at the Brookings Institution and managing editor of ...
"We're on an inevitable path toward things like Special Prosecutors" because otherwise "we're facing a legitimacy crisis," Susan Hennessey, a Brookings Institution expert on national security law who has been closely tracking the Russia investigation ...
Without effective competition, hospitals can secure higher price concessions in their negotiations with insurers, according to a white paper by the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution and Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College ...
Joshua Meltzer, a senior fellow in the Global economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, called Ross's characterization "an overstatement, to put it mildly," but said the agreement marked a positive initial step to come out of the ...
In international development, where the interaction of public, private and civil society players is key, understanding human behavioral patterns is crucial to creating sustainable solutions to real-life problems.
Washington, DC-based Brookings Institution's Darrell West warned Wednesday that President Donald Trump is "edging towards authoritarianism," in a sweeping interview with GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLocal LIVE.
In an interview with Brookings Institution's Benjamin Wittes and PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, former deputy attorney general under President George H.W.
WASHINGTON -- Keeping people connected to resources necessary to maintain good health -- not least of which is other people -- is a vital but often neglected factor in modern healthcare, policy experts and scholars said here Tuesday.
In April, Philadelphia Magazine profiled Pittsburgh and contemplated if and how Pittsburgh could surpass Philly as Pennsylvania's No.
The United States healthcare system has to start spending less time fixing people and more time and money on reducing the need to fix them by getting to people earlier, according to panelists who participated in the Brookings Institution's event "New ...
The jobs of the future will not be in manufacturing. Politicians can talk all they want about how they are bringing those jobs back, but the reality is they have gone ...
Indiana in more ways than one is a long way from silicon Valley, but the state is establishing itself as a Midwestern leader in technology jobs and innovation.
"The core function of health insurance is supposed to make sure when people get seriously ill, they're financially protected," said Matt Fiedler, a health policy expert at the Brookings Institution. "With these types of limits in place, that's not ...
According to a recent report by the Brookings Institution, fewer workers are relocating for jobs. It's understandable why you'd want a job that doesn't require you to uproot yourself.
The Brookings Institution's Matthew Fiedler warns that once these states got federal waivers allowing insurance companies to hike premiums on sick people, many of those with preexisting conditions would be priced out of any comprehensive individual ...


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