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Looming Deadline
Looming Deadline
Could US Troops Stay in Afghanistan Past 2016?

The U.S. commander in Afghanistan is considering a recommendation to keep troops there past the President’s 2016 withdrawal date. Everyone has Iraq on the brain but the situation in Afghanistan looks different.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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