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      5 questions every presidential candidate should answer on the global economy
      Feb10

      5 questions every presidential candidate should answer on the global economy

      Recent turbulence in the international financial markets suggests that the global economy may see a significant downturn running up to the November elections. That in turn could have major implications for the US economic recovery, as well as the election.Our 2016 presidential candidates must weigh the following five issues, and be able to...

      With world in disorder, time is ripe for a US-UK-Japan trilateral
      Feb10

      With world in disorder, time is ripe for a US-UK-Japan trilateral

      The global diplomatic community is again promising serious sanctions against North Korea for its latest missile launch. Meanwhile, the Pentagon belatedly announces it will quadruple its defense budget for European activities, in the face of continued Russian interventionism in Ukraine, while doubling its budget for anti-ISIS operations. These are...

      Kissinger the realist?
      Feb09

      Kissinger the realist?

      When Niall Ferguson published the first volume of his biography of Henry Kissinger last year, much was made of his portrayal of the former national security adviser and secretary of state as not being a foreign policy “realist” before joining the Nixon administration in 1968. To the contrary, as its title indicates, Kissinger: 1923-1968: The...

      Karl Rove: Why McKinley still matters
      Jan21

      Karl Rove: Why McKinley still matters

      The economy has been staggering, with stagnant or no growth, for several years after a financial crisis. Loud voices are being raised against Wall Street financiers and the concentration of great wealth in few hands. Rapid technological development is generating massive economic change, with many old-line jobs vanishing. Majorities disapprove of...

      Al Qaeda and ISIS: Existential threats to the US and Europe
      Jan21

      Al Qaeda and ISIS: Existential threats to the US and Europe

      Why the need for this series?The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) and the Critical Threats Project (CTP) at the American Enterprise Institute conducted an intensive multi-week exercise to frame, design, and evaluate potential courses of action that the United States could pursue to defeat the threat from the Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham...

      The Putin challenge
      Jan13

      The Putin challenge

      This book review will appear in the print edition of The Weekly Standard on January 18, 2016. Access the original post here.During his traditional year-end press conference in Moscow, Vladimir Putin delighted in toying with America’s political process by touting Donald Trump as the leading candidate for the Republican presidential...

      Can Turkey’s economy survive terrorism?
      Jan12

      Can Turkey’s economy survive terrorism?

      The terrorist bombing today in the center of Istanbul’s tourist district — coming three months after twin suicide bombings at a peace rally in the capital of Ankara — is the new normal for Turkey. Just as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Syria experienced after they had sponsored and supported Islamist extremists conducting terrorism abroad,...

      ‘Hope and change’ eight years on: Time for Obama’s final State of the Union
      Jan08

      ‘Hope and change’ eight years on: Time for Obama’s final State of the Union

      On Tuesday January 12, 2016, President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address. It is largely expected to take a broad look at the president’s years in office, and White House aides have described the speech as “non-traditional.”The White House released a preview of the speech on YouTube, but we at AEI thought to offer our...

      Where Obama won’t be going on his global farewell tour
      Jan05

      Where Obama won’t be going on his global farewell tour

      As President Obama begins his final year in office, polls show that public confidence in his national security leadership has collapsed: Only 18 percent of Americans say the United States is winning the war on terror, and even a 59 percent majority of Democrats are dissatisfied with how Obama is prosecuting the fight against Islamic...

      Special feature: What we will be watching in 2016
      Dec31

      Special feature: What we will be watching in 2016

      This past week, we issued a challenge. We asked some of our scholars to reflect on and list the main events, trends, negotiations, policy goals, etc., that will, could, or should shape 2016.So what should we mark in red on our calendars? What is at the front of policy and political leaders’ minds this New Year? Read on to be enlightened by...

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