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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...particularly given the current era of global uncertainty that the Brookings Institute brief outlined.Natural gas development, both for export...
US draws a line on protecting CIA-backed rebels in Syria

...and to send the empty canisters back to American operatives in Turkey, according to Charles Lister, a Syrian expert at the Brookings Doha Center, a U.S. think tank branch in Qatar. A U.S. official confirmed the arrangement, speaking on condition...
Nation and World
New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...prestige and 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...
Nation and World
GOP tax proposals tilt to rich despite populist rhetoric

...income tax."It is a mechanical problem," said Howard Gleckman of the Tax Policy Center, a joint project of the centrist Brookings Institute and left-leaning Urban Institute."If you start from the place where any tax plan has got to cut tax rates...
Nation and World
Presidential candidates duel on Iran; House GOP in turmoil

...praised the 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...
Nation and World
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...decade for 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...
Kaer, Steele to wed

Alexandrea Kaer and Matthew Steele will wed Aug. 9, 2013 in Brookings, Ore. The prospective bride is the daughter of Tisha Yates and Sean Kaer of Juneau. The prospective groom is the son of Bill Steele and Carol Garrett of Thorne Bay.
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns normal," said Will McCants, a terrorism expert at the Brookings Institution in Washington. If a terrorist group is looking...propaganda 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

...different of 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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IS revamps recruitment, with savvy broadcasts

...problem of security, but a problem of society."Anyone, from anywhere, can recruit for Islamic State. A March study by Brookings Institute researchers J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan found more than 46,000 active Twitter accounts supporting Islamic...
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