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Ed Corcoran
Why Afghanistan II ?

This commentary builds on an earlier one that also set Afghanistan in the context of promoting global stability, the need for a credible strategy, and a focus on development to counter radical Islam. Now there continues to be widespread skepticism among the American public on...

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Afghanistan and Kids At the Border

These are two current challenges facing the nation and at first glance seem totally unrelated. But in fact they are two aspects of the core challenge for the Twenty-first Century: promoting US prosperity....

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Why Afghanistan Matters: Renewing America and Renewing the World

The world is in an unprecedented strategic situation: no major nation faces a serious threat of invasion or subjugation. The Cold War had posed an existential threat; indeed more than once nuclear war was actually close. Russia still has the same nuclear capabilities, but even...

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CRIMEAN OPPORTUNITY

The Crimea has suddenly become the new focus of American-Russian competition....

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Immigration, Globalization and National Security

Immigration is undermining America. For years, it was an American strength. The Statue of Liberty proclaims:“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore, send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me.” Persecuted Pilgrims,...

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Realigning Defense Workers

Every gun that is made, every warship launched,every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense,a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. Thisworld in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of...

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People-Centered Policy

The American appeal to the world has long been based on its core concept of the worth of the individual. America's rights and freedoms shone brightly and were reinforced at the entrance to New York harbor by the iconic statue of Liberty Enlightening the World...

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AFGHANISTAN ARISING

Afghanistan is about to blossom into a vibrant, modern nation; unfortunately the ongoing turmoil and the relentlessly negative media coverage obscure this underlying dynamic. A new Afghanistan is unfolding unseen before our very eyes. USAID's recent report, Partnership, Progress, Perseverance, provides an overview of the...

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