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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...
The Challenge of college affordability: University of Alaska is a bargain jobs now require some type of postsecondary degree. Another compelling statistic is provided by a recent Brookings Institution study that estimated the investment return on a four-year college degree at 15.2 percent a year, which is...
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...
My Turn: Healthy relationships help Alaska's children

...return to individuals, couples, children and communities. In May 2004, Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior consultant with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate on the...
'Inside Job' a powerhouse

...rather a well-connected academic who has a doctorate in political science from MIT, was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and has been a consultant for high-tech firms such as Apple, Intel and Xerox. Those connections and that background...
Cairo is not Tehran

...administration would like is an orderly transition; they're not going to get that," said Martin Indyk of the Brookings Institution, a former assistant secretary of State. So now the administration is aiming merely for a peaceful transition...
The US needs to get tough with Israel

...learned the lesson? Perhaps the answer came earlier this month when Clinton delivered a major policy speech at the Brookings Institution. Though she expressed her frustration with the peace process, she didn't signal any change in the U.S...
Outside column: Dr. King's greatest dream still remains unfulfilled

...take action. Some recent reports show that a lot of work needs to be done. A study by Julia Isaacs with the Brookings Institution found that economic gains lifted many black families into the middle class following the civil rights movement...


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