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Politico reports that “Scott Gottlieb breaks with White House on...
Today, after much speculation, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his intent to...
Director of Japan Studies, Michael Auslin, discusses the Trump Administration's...
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Common narrative holds that China will soon overtake the US as a world power due to its superior economic might. The truth, however, is that China is trailing behind the US economically, with the wealth gap widening...
Abstract:  State laws that limit how much hospitals are paid by uninsured patients provide a unique opportunity to study how financial incentives of health care providers affect the care they deliver....
President Trump is reportedly set to propose cutting the federal corporate income tax rate from 35 to 15 percent. Slashing the corporate rate will deliver big economic payoffs if it is done without adding to the...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC (April 26, 2017) — Legal experts and leading education scholars tackle the new topic of K–12 Education Savings Accounts (ESA) in “ Education Savings...
In case you’ve been confused by the last few days of punditry, let me say outright that France is not America. For example, we recently concluded a presidential election in the United States in which many argued that...
American policy toward China depends heavily on whether national security leaders view China as ascendant relative to the United States. Though US policymakers often assume that Washington will soon be eclipsed by...
The presidency of the United States is a mighty office, and the weight of it has shaped many men. The best among them have had the breadth of mind to set aside fixed tropes, face the world as it is and allow both the...
Two foreign policy experts from opposite sides of the aisle agree: threats lurk from many corners of the globe.  Military success has to be defined in terms that address the fact no threat can be considered lesser...
Governments and markets across the globe are justifiably breathing a deep sigh of relief today following this weekend’s first-round French presidential election. However, they would be making a big mistake to think...
President Trump is expected to unveil his tax plan on Wednesday. While much about it is still unknown, it is rumored that the administration intends to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, while omitting a border...

Defense

Patria Helicopters Norway has received a Norwegian military contract for maintenance services....
A missile was test-launched off the California coast Wednesday in what the U.S. Air Force called a show of nuclear deterrent capability....
Chairman Hensarling, Ranking member Waters, and members of the Committee. I very much appreciate the opportunity to testify today on the CHOICE Act. One way to understand the act and the need for the comprehensive...
The election in France, which I wrote about yesterday , was a contest between the capital city and the historic heartland, a pattern we’ve seen in elections in multiple countries over the past year, and often in...
Agricultural special interests have decades of practice in raiding the public purse, and it is only getting worse. Here is a case in point: cotton producers are canvassing Capitol Hill to lobby for access to a highly...
Rockwell Collins has contracted with the U.S. military to use mathematics-based development methods to secure platforms against cyber attack....
The test flight of Boeing's second T-X trainer aircraft, in a partnership with Saab, took place on April 24th....
President Trump plans to release his tax reform proposal this week. A key question is how much assistance to low-income families will be included. An equally important question is to what extent any tax provisions will...
A bipartisan group of senators has reintroduced legislation to establish a modern Glass-Steagall framework. It is unclear whether the bill will gain any traction, especially in an environment that favors deregulation,...
The U.S. Marine Corps is testing WiFi at a handful of its aviation hangars, with the first being installed at Air Station New River, N.C., in January....
Turkey announced today that it had hit PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party) targets in both Iraq and Syria. Breaking news suggests that Turkey either missed its intended target or its intelligence was skewed, because it now...
A three-dimensional threat warning system that integrates with all U.S. Army aircraft has been unveiled by BAE Systems....
French shipbuilder DCNS was contracted by the French navy to build five ships, which are expected to be finished in 2023 and in service by 2025....
Despite the best efforts of the White House “PR apparatus” to sell the president’s first 100 days as a success, the New York Times declared in an editorial , the new administration has, in fact, been plagued by...
France has ordered 300 newly designed combat vehicles from the French companies Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales, the companies announced this week....
Raytheon was awarded a $111.3 million contract for engineering services on the U.S. Navy's new Zumwalt-class destroyer, the Department of Defense announced....
There are a lot of news reports today about Trump’s decision to impose stiff tariffs on American companies (home builders) who buy Canadian lumber, here is a sample: “ Trump slaps first tariffs on Canadian...
Abstract: Citing a housing affordability crisis, some have called for a federal entitlement to housing assistance by expanding the housing voucher program. I argue that this would be an inefficient...
The U.S. Navy announced it is moving forward with it's Ohio Replacement Program, designed to replace the venerable Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine....
Lockheed Martin has been given a $1.6 billion dollar contract to continue manufacturing it's AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar for the U.S. Army....