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On the Origin of ISIS

Hussain Abdul-Hussain & Lee Smith

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideol...

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Heading Off a Bigger Ebola Catastrophe

Scott Gottlieb & Tevi Troy

The Ebola virus, which has already killed more than 1,500 people since the epidemic began earlier this year, is wreaking havoc in West Africa, leaving...

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Managing Partnerships, not Enlargement, Is NATO’s Real Challenge

Richard Weitz

Despite the recent prominence given to the issue of NATO’s membership enlargement, the alliance seems destined for at least the next few years to fo...

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The Salafi Dawa of Alexandria: The Politics of A Religious Movement

Mokhtar Awad

From his cluttered, rundown clinic in Alexandria, Egypt, the 55-year-old pediatrician Sheikh Yassir Burhami holds court a few nights a week to manage ...

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The Contribution of the Information, Communications, and Technology Sector to the Growth of U.S. Economy: 1997-2007

Harold Furchtgott-Roth & Jeffrey Li

In this paper, we identify the contribution of the information, communications, and technology sector to the economic growth of the United States. For...

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Iraq’s Second Sunni Insurgency

Kirk H. Sowell

The state of Iraq in 2014 represents a dramatic reversal when compared with four years earlier. National elections in March 2010 took place during a p...

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Economic Perspectives on an Open Internet

Harold Furchtgott-Roth

During my career, I have had occasion to think about the network neutrality issues before the Commission, and about the Commission itself. From 1995-1...

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