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U.S.-Japan Bilateral Defense Guidelines
U.S.-Japan Bilateral Defense Guidelines
More Or Less As Expected

There were no huge surprises in the announced bilateral defense guidelines, which is not to say that they aren’t significant. But they still need to be ratified by the Japanese parliament—and accepted by a reluctant Japanese public.

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Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

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.

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