Requiring the service branches to submit requests for pet projects adds waste to the budget and undermines civilian control.
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Protests may have fended off an immediate threat. But soccer’s business model remains hopelessly broken.
The threat to Ukraine is far from over. Europe and the U.S. should give Kyiv the support it needs.
To inoculate the world against Covid-19, rich nations need to help companies ramp up global production.
Good fiscal management demands attention to detail.
Afghans who supported the U.S. military now find themselves at risk. America shouldn’t leave them behind.
In the global competition to re-engineer money, getting it right is more important than being first.
Slashing emissions by 50% is an appropriately ambitious move.
The cooling flavor attracts young smokers and makes it harder to quit.
Convicting one officer won’t fix America’s problems. But the case was nonetheless a wake-up call.
Voters in South America’s biggest country need a credible alternative to populism.
Affluent Ivy League grads don’t need $50,000 in debt forgiveness.
The U.S. should do more to deter Russian meddling, but it’s no longer denying the threat.
The U.S. has leverage, resources and obligations — and even after the troops have left, it should stay involved.
The U.S.’s best friend in the region seems willing to do more, and should.
New research shows why destructive fishing practices must be reined in.
The president’s executive actions are a good start, but not nearly enough.
Britain and the EU need to get past the bitterness of their split.
Completing the EU’s banking union might be the only way to avoid the dreaded “doom loop.”
They have the most influence over the junta — and the most to lose from having a failed state in their midst.