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Why Syria Is The Scene Of Clashes Between Israel And Iran

Image credit: istockIn the News quoting Fabrice Balanche via Tech2.orgThe Jewish state fears the regional influence of Tehran and the establishment of the Iranian army near its borders. The Syrian conflict is also an opportunity for Hezbollah, close to the Islamic Republic, to operate outside Lebanon …

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Truman May Have Been The Proto-Trump

Featuredvia The National ReviewWhen President Harry S. Truman left office in January 1953, most Americans were glad to see him go. Since the introduction of presidential approval ratings, Truman’s 32 percent rating was the lowest for any departing president except for that of Richard Nixon, …

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Area 45: Iran Nuclear Deal – The Aftermath of Withdrawing

Blank Section (Placeholder)Featured interview with Abbas Milanivia Area 45Hoover Daily ReportAbbas Milani explains how the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal affects both the politics of Iran and the Middle East region. Continue Reading....

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Seminal Gathering Devoted To Influence Of Charles Plosser

Image credit: istockIn the News featuring Charles I. Plosservia University of Rochester NewscenterThe work of Charles Plosser, former dean of Rochester’s Simon Business School and past president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, was the focus of the Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy, held at the …

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Through The Minefield To Victory

Image credit: Poster Collection, UK 2753, Hoover Institution Archives. Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentaryvia Military History in the NewsHoover Daily ReportSomewhere that military history is constantly in the news—or at least in the newspapers—is in the obituaries of old soldiers. With the generation who comprised the …

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From Cold War To Hot Peace Review: Obama Ambassador Charts Path To Trump And Russia

Image credit: iStockIn the News featuring Michael McFaulvia The GuardianMichael McFaul’s latest book doubles as a personal memoir and an overview of US-Russian relations over the past four decades Continue Reading....

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U.S.- Russia Relations With Michael McFaul And William J. Burns

Image credit: istockIn the News featuring Michael McFaulvia Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC)As U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, Michael McFaul had a front-row seat as the relationship began to unravel in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency six years …

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The Case For A Fedcoin Is Growing, And To Challenge Bitcoin (BTC)

Image credit: istockIn the News quoting Kevin Warshvia Ethereum World NewsIf you cannot beat them, join them. This is an all too familiar popular phrase that is used as a general way of dealing with situations where you cannot control your oponent. In this case, the …

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America the Weird

via Defining IdeasIf the United States were more like France or Germany, the West would collapse. Continue Reading....

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The Evidence On Test Scores And Long-Term Outcomes: Limited But Encouraging

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)For weeks now, I’ve been debating Patrick Wolf, Michael McShane, and Collin Hitt about the relationship between short-term test score changes and long-term student outcomes, like college enrollment and graduation. Most recently I proposed three hypotheses that those of us who support …

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