Good Deal or No Deal? Recommendation for Independent Review of Iran Nuclear Agreement

Blaise Misztal / Research March 26, 2015
One source of contention between Congress and the White House has been markedly different interpretations of what conditions are necessary to prevent a nuclear Iran.

Statement by BPC's Aaron Klein on FSOC Accountability

Aaron Klein / Research March 25, 2015
BPC recently analyzed and summarized recommendations by stakeholders with a range of perspectives on ways to improve the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

Crash Course: Conflict in Yemen

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Research March 24, 2015
BPC has compiled a quick overview on recent events, Yemen’s troubled history and the main actors in the current conflict.

Letter to Senators Udall and Vitter Commending The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

Byron L. Dorgan, Trent Lott / Research March 17, 2015
The legislation will provide a clearer framework for regulating the safety of toxic chemicals in everyday products for the protection of consumers.

Fragile or Favored? Prospects for Turkey’s Economy in 2015

National Security / Research March 13, 2015
If Turkey’s economy were to weaken, it could not only risk social inquietude at home, but amplify the region’s worst dynamics.

Debt Limit Analysis

Shai Akabas, Brian Collins, Steve Bell / Research March 13, 2015
The debt limit is back. After a suspension of more than one year, the debt limit was reinstated on March 16 at a level near $18.15 trillion.

Extraordinary Measures, Simplified

Economy / Research March 13, 2015
Existing statutes allow Treasury to change the normal operations of certain government accounts when the debt limit is reached.

The Role and Future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Health / Research March 12, 2015
Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle and the administration have indicated a desire to extend CHIP funding.

Restoring American Energy Innovation Leadership

Energy / Research February 23, 2015
The provision of safe, clean, affordable, and sustainable energy is one of the foremost tests America faces—and the current innovation investment is simply not up to the task.

Measuring the Metrics: Grading the Government on Immigration Enforcement

Immigration / Research February 19, 2015
Despite significant investments, the federal government has failed to develop a system of indicators that measure the effectiveness of its immigration enforcement efforts.