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An Open Letter to Governor Hogan: The New Metro Lines Are Too Expensive
Senior fellow, Cato Institute
Dear Governor Hogan, You have said you would approve the $2.5-billion Purple Line light-rail in suburban DC (along with Baltimore's $3.0-billion Red Line) if the cost could be substantially reduced. Here is a way to accomplish this goal.
A Thoughtful Response Is Needed in Syria
Managing Director of Risk Cooperative / Co-author of "Global R...
Why jump to any conclusions before/until the investigation is completed by the UN High Commissioner for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane? After more than two years of an absence of direct military response on the part of the West, what is the sudden hurry?
Does the 'Red Line' Apply to Syrian Rebels, Too?
Co-founder, St. Pete for Peace
In recent months, fractured Syrian opposition offered little resistance to Assad's forces. Strategically, there would be no upside to Assad using nerve gas at a time when conventional weapons were sufficient in putting down the opposition.
The Costs of War -- Toning Down the Rhetoric on Syria
International Law Fellow, NU
We can make a statement by pressing for Assad's indictment at the International Criminal Court, ensuring he becomes effectively marooned in Syria. To do anything further at this juncture is to push over a tenuous house of cards.
Syria: The Red Line is Right -- Where's the World's Outrage?
Lori E. Murray
Distinguished Chair for National Security at the US Naval Academy
Do Red Lines on WMDs Matter?
Assistant Professor, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
There has been mounting criticism of the Obama administration for setting a line in the sand on Syria -- the movement or use of chemical weapons -- and then apparently failing to act out on its promise. The criticism has come in two varieties.
Chicago Infrastructure Trust Passes But Unanswered Question Remains: Who Benefits?
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