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Trump and the IC
The Costs of Ignoring Intelligence

Donald Trump isn’t the first President to have a contentious relationship with the intelligence community.

The Centralization Paradox

Martha Derthick understood that an over-centralized Federal system can coexist with a relatively weak Executive, concocting a formula for American political dysfunction.

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Be Prepared
The Ebola Crisis as a Crisis of Public Trust

Fear and distrust of government are major problems when it comes to controlling Ebola in West Africa, but the United States has its own problems along these lines as well. America’s public health authorities should look to the civil defense legacy for lessons on preparing for pandemics.

Class War

Europe’s student protests point to deeper social and political dilemmas.

Talking about God in Modesto

Religion in public schools doesn’t have to be divisive.

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