Advice to the Next President (Fall 2008)

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    Facing Down Iran

    Ari Rudolph and Sarah Stern Fall 2008
    Dear Mr. President, You are taking office during a perilous time. Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, acknowledged in April of this year that the Islamic Republic...

    Is Water A Key To Middle East Peace?

    Shlomi Dinar Fall 2008
    In any discussions about the future of the Middle East, oil often tops the agenda. Yet, another critical resource, with perhaps greater regional consequences...

    Don’t Lose the War in Iraq

    Mona Charen Fall 2008
    We are now on the cusp of emerging from our long and frustrating war in Iraq with success. That success is fragile and will...

    Advice to the Next President About the Middle East

    Kenneth W. Stein Fall 2008
    Ever since President Harry S. Truman addressed a joint session of Congress on March 12, 1947, asking for $400 million in economic and military...

    An Opportunity to Improve Higher Education

    Alex Joffe Fall 2008
    The next president will have a slate of issues to address, from Iraq and Iran, ties with Europe, and the economy. Education policy, and...

    The Pakistan Puzzle

    Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Fall 2008
    Upon taking office in January 2009, the next American president will face a bleak situation in Pakistan. After losing their Afghanistan sanctuary, most of...

    Making Egyptian Aid Conditional

    Daniel Mandel Fall 2008
    Dear Mr. President, The United States has an important relationship with a foreign country that permits its territory to be used for the purpose of...

    A League of Democracies Would Serve America Well

    Lawrence J. Haas Fall 2008
    Dear Senators Obama and McCain: One of you will take the oath of office on January 20. When you do, you will succeed a president...

    Letter From the Publisher: The Challenges Ahead

    Matthew Brooks
    The political season is in full swing. As a 501(c)3, we refrain from partisanship. But no matter who wins the White House in November,...

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