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Presidential candidates duel on Iran; House GOP in turmoil

...accord. "Diplomacy is not the pursuit of perfection. It is the balancing of risk," she said in a speech at the Brookings Institution. Either the deal moves forward, she said, or "we turn down a more dangerous path leading to a far less certain...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...legitimacy across the Islamic world," Bruce Riedel, a former CIA officer who now runs the Washington-based Brookings Institution's intelligence project, wrote on one of the think tank's blogs this week.The AP count of the dead is based...
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My Turn: Will Alaska cash in on its natural gas?

A recent Brookings Institution policy brief explored the impact that a cumbersome, and perhaps unpredictable regulatory environment coupled with massive capital...
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...oil in the Arctic to be discovered, developed and brought to market.Charles Ebinger, senior fellow for the Brookings Institution Energy Security and Climate Initiative, said in an interview that a successful well by Shell would have been...
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...said Will McCants, a terrorism expert at the Brookings Institution in Washington. If a terrorist group is looking...and find willing recruits, said McCants of the Brookings Institution."Inspiring people to do it on their own is...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...course if he was from a different background," said Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. "But he's also one of us."Obama barely knew his father, who was born and is buried in Kenya. The younger...
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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks apparatus supposed to find you?" said Will McCants, a fellow for the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. "It's attractive because it gets just as much attention as a small- to mid-size bomb...
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Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales will make it easier for the public to track outcomes.That's the gist of a study released Monday by the Brookings Institution, a center-left research center in Washington, D.C., that's been busy tracking marijuana developments...
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security

...fondly recall FDR's New Deal and may be more likely to vote Democratic, said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. But as time marches on, they'll be replaced by their younger counterparts."The...
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Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense unnecessary to have two major fighter bases in Alaska, said Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank. "Regrettably, I think I have to agree with the Pentagon on this...


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