Issue Brief As it assumes the chairmanship of ASEAN and takes a two-year nonpermanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, Malaysia will be a focus of the United States’ engagement in Asia and have an outsized presence throughout 2015. The United States has much to gain from enhanced ties with Malaysia, but there are limits to the relationship.
Issue Brief The Supreme Court should not expect Congress to act to prevent disastrous consequences.
Issue Brief Americans are still waiting for an economy that works for everyone, rather than a lucky few.
Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill ignores investments and supports for teachers.
Report Transportation funding restrictions prevent states and metropolitan regions from making objective decisions about the most appropriate investments. Increased programmatic flexibility will allow funding to flow to the most beneficial projects regardless of the source of money.
Issue Brief There are several practical solutions that would remove barriers to employment, economic security, and upward mobility for workers with disabilities.
Issue Brief U.S. policymakers are weighing whether to allow the export of large volumes of liquefied natural gas, or LNG. Higher levels of LNG exports could mean higher natural gas bills for residential, commercial, and industrial consumers.
Issue Brief As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, it should seize the opportunity to improve the way it allocates Title I, Part A, dollars to serve students in settings of poverty.
Report The United States and Egypt need new anchors of economic and diplomatic cooperation to avoid bilateral drift and to respond to recent regional turbulence.
Issue Brief National security, coastal communities, and the environment are at stake as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes the helm of the Arctic Council.
Issue Brief The outdoor economy, which now employs more Americans than the mining, drilling, and logging industries combined, should be recognized as a crucial sector of the U.S. economy and accurately measured. This is important not only for jobs, but also for economic growth and health.
Issue Brief New federal regulations could shed light on “dark-money” political groups.