Unless the Obama administration follows the advice of the best science to preserve Endangered Species Act protections for America's wolves, we can be sure they will once again be pushed toward the brink of extinction.
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I don't want to make too big a deal about Bob Dylan appearing in a Chrysler commercial during the Super Bowl and yet, I'm afraid, it is a big deal.
A recent and flawed proposal from the Obama administration is about to hand a huge payday to the oil industry. And I'm gonna go out on a limb and say they don't need it.
The Syrian people deserve a better outcome from Geneva II. But given the prevailing political and military realities they're unlikely to get it. Instead, Syria's war will extend well beyond the three-year mark.
If a region's strategy for economic renewal was turned over to its people rather than controlled by its traditional power brokers, what would be the r...
While America's preeminence in both elite and mass institutions of higher learning fueled its economic leadership in the last century, that preeminence (and the rising generation's standard of living) is at risk unless the sector overhauls its traditional practices to lower costs while lifting quality.
The approach of the Obama administration cannot be based on knee-jerk reactions to labels. It must ask some fundamental questions like: Is Assad fighting or fermenting terrorism? Is Iran an "oasis of stability" or an exporter of instability?
The Warsaw meetings must be judged to be at least a modest success -- the baton was not dropped, rather it was passed successfully in this long relay race of negotiations.
Friends must be honest. It's time for some tough-love from the West. The Obama administration must be steely-eyed, seeing Turkey as it is -- not as it was -- or how Washington wants it to be.
Hyping fear that results in profit and political power unfortunately has a long history in the United States. Mass hysteria against imagined threats for the gain of a few is ingrained in American culture.
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Cost-benefit analysis seems best suited for satisfying the intellectual musings of someone safely ensconced in an Ivory Tower, high above and far removed from the very real dangers that agencies such as the FDA are tasked with addressing.
Just in time for Christmas dinner, Consumer Reports published a report highlighting the danger posed by the high rate of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in U.S. poultry aisles.
This bill brings much needed transparency to the patent litigation system, ensuring that trolls are clear about who they are and what activity is violating their specific patent.
As a researcher, my concern with Obamacare is that it's dependent on the premise that young healthy people will make their way to the health exchanges; however, it achieves that objective by relying on bully-tactic regulations that impose rather than invite participation.