Second, we need to reinvest in soft power. Our commitment to a world at peace means that hard power must be our last resort rather than our first reflex. If we want to realize our foreign policy goals, however, we have to provide our diplomats with the resources necessary to succeed. But over the last several years, the State Department has been underfunded, with its mission politicized then ranks hollowed out, as more and more career officials head for the exit every day. According to a minority report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the current administration has never had the confirmed assistant secretary for South and Central Asian affairs, even as India and Pakistan have inched toward hot conflict. … [Read more...] about Fixing our broken foreign policy is critical issue of the next president
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Health-care workers walk through the Texas Medical Center during a shift change in Houston on July 8. Coronavirus cases have accelerated across much of the South and Southwest in recent weeks. Texas crossed the 200,000-case threshold on July 6 — just 17 days after it had reached 100,000 cases. Harris County, which encompasses Houston and is the most populous county in Texas, led the state in confirmed cases. … [Read more...] about India has one of the world’s lowest Covid-19 mortality rates. But the numbers don’t tell the whole story
If we take a step back and view history as it someday will be seen, what will be most obvious is a string of events in which bin Laden’s attacks led to a military response from the United States — which led to two protracted wars, which fed the radicalization of the American left (along with the media that support them) and, among other things, increased vitriol in American society. Ultimately, it all helped to shape the results of major elections. … [Read more...] about What would bin Laden think, watching our self-destruction?
Unemployment rates for STEM majors may be low, but not all of those with undergraduate degrees end up in their field of study — only 13 percent in life sciences and 17 percent in physical sciences, according to a 2013 National Science Foundation survey. Computer science is the only STEM field where more than half of graduates are employed in their field. … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania: Blue-Collars Turn Red, White-Collars Turn Blue
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) September 9, 2020Trump being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by far-right anti-immigration nut job Christian Tybring-Gjedde is like getting a letter of recommendation to be a firefighter by a pyromaniac or like, you know, being endorsed for President by Osama Bin Laden’s niece Noor Bin Laden. … [Read more...] about Twitter explodes over Trump Nobel Peace Prize nomination: ‘This is going to be glorious’