Reports suggest that, yet again, despite the Obama Administration’s bellicose rhetoric, American forces are being deployed too few and too late to the fight.
Plunging crude prices are affecting producers’ ability to profitably drill, and there’s a growing concern that the bear market could affect U.S. fracking. But continued innovation has firms producing more oil with lower costs, which suggests that the shale revolution may be more resilient than many think.
In 2007, 50 percent of respondents to a WSJ poll said they trusted the Democratic Party to improve the U.S. health care system, compared to 28 percent who trusted Republicans. Now that gap is 36 to 32 percent. That is, so far, the political legacy of the ACA.
A deal between Egypt and Israel would signal a changing energy market and growing ties between the two countries.
Yesterday, it looked as if Russia and Ukraine were going to sign an interim deal to supply Kiev with barely enough gas to get it through this winter, but at the last minute, Putin required assurances from the West that Poroshenko would pay his bills.
In part because of the ACA, hospitals are increasingly acquiring independent physician practices. When that happens, the cost of health care can increase by as much as 20 percent.
TAI Editor-at-Large Walter Russell Mead will be conducting a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” today at 2 p.m. EDT, so start thinking of any questions you’d like to have answered!
While the world looks away, Assad’s brutal campaign continues. Here’s a surprise: he’s still using chemical weapons.
Every presidency creates an institutional culture which trickles down all the way to city halls in the provinces. Obama’s tone-deafness on religious freedom has had palpable consequences across the land.
U.S. companies are finding ways to lower the cost of eldercare with new technologies. The future of U.S. health care depends on these efforts—not on Washington’s technocratic tinkering.