Four maps that explain the chaos of the Middle East

National Security / News October 17, 2016

It is worth stepping back to ask what shared historical experiences might have left these four countries—Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen—particularly at risk of violent collapse.

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The Immigration Debate in the Age of Trump

Immigration / News October 14, 2016

BPC’s Theresa Brown discussed the impact of Donald Trump’s candidacy on the immigration debate and the potential political effects of demographic trends.

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What Opportunities Will The Next Congress And President Have To Improve Health Policy?

Health / News October 11, 2016

While ideological divides on health care policy remain wide, the next Congress and administration will face several key issues that will require bipartisan collaboration to address.

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Linking housing, health care for aging seniors

Health / News October 5, 2016

Our rapidly aging society requires us to more effectively integrate our housing and health-care systems to enable America’s seniors to live healthy, independent lives.

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No Debt Limit Pressure Till Mid-Summer 2017

Economy / News September 14, 2016

Lawmakers won’t have to take action on the federal government’s debt limit again until at least the middle of the summer of 2017.

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Tom Fanning: Energy Security Boosts Economic, National Security

Energy / News September 13, 2016

Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning sat down with SiriusXM’s Tim Farley to outline his vision for U.S. energy policy and discuss new ways to increase energy security.

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The government is unprepared for a cyber attack

National Security / News September 10, 2016

Unfortunately, the complacency and inaction that led to 9/11 may be repeating—not in counterterrorism, but in the cyber realm.

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9/11 Commission chairmen: Terror threat worse now than in 2001

National Security / News September 9, 2016

The approach of the past 15 years, dominated by military counterterrorism operations, will not suffice.

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Congress struggles with full agenda before November elections

Economy / News September 6, 2016

Lawmakers return to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list after being on recess, but the outcome of the election will likely determine their top priorities.

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Real Action Possible Despite Polarization

Governance / News September 2, 2016

BPC President Jason Grumet and author Jonathan Rauch joined host Tim Farley to offer unconventional ideas to break the gridlock in Washington.

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