U.S. Drone "Kills Five Taliban Commanders" in Pakistan | Reuters

October 27, 2011

The New America Foundation think tank estimates at least 325 militants were killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan this year. Pakistani leaders say drone strikes inflame widespread anti-American sentiment in Pakistan and play into the hands of ...

Quartet To Hold Separate Talks with Mideast Parties | Reuters

October 17, 2011

Daniel Levy, a New America Foundation analyst, said hopes for a substantive preparatory meeting had died with Netanyahu's prisoner exchange agreement with Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip and is the main political rival to Abbas' Fatah that exercises ...

Analysis: Gulf, Asia Economic Links Yet To Fulfill Rich Promise | Reuters

October 17, 2011

Afshin Molavi, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, said neither Asia nor the Gulf had effectively promoted integration through social, cultural and religious links. Elites in both regions typically send their children ...

Foreign Profit Tax Break Would Spur U.S.: Report | Reuters

October 13, 2011

The report, from the nonpartisan New America Foundation and co-authored by Laura D'Andrea Tyson, an economic adviser to President Bill Clinton, is the latest in a series of analyses judging the pros and cons of the corporate tax break. ...

Issue of Israel as Jewish State Sank Quartet Moves | Reuters

September 26, 2011

"I wouldn't rule out the preparatory meetings," said Daniel Levy, an adviser to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak who is now at the New America Foundation in Washington. "I do not see any real productivity coming from negotiations."

U.N. Move Could Help Establish Palestinians's Legal Rights | Reuters

September 22, 2011

Like lawyers in any legal fight, both sides may be exaggerating the stakes in what's more of a political and public-relations drama this month at the UN, said Rosa Brooks, a professor of international law at Georgetown University who has also served in ...

Analysis: Obama Deficit Plan Unlikely To Impress Ratings Firms | Reuters

September 20, 2011

... land (the ratio of publicly held debt to GDP) would be well above 70 percent ... and in all likelihood not enough to reassure markets or credit rating agencies," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...

Al Qaeda Influence Growing South of the Sahara | Reuters

September 8, 2011

... "Increased sophistication and operational tempo ... could depend in part on a few members who have received training and then return to construct explosives and possibly disseminate their knowledge," AQIM expert Andrew Lebovich wrote on the al-Wasat blog last month.

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U.S. Business to Obama: 'Go Big' on Deficit Cuts | Reuters

September 12, 2011

"We urge you to 'go big,'" they wrote in a letter organized by the Committee for a Responsible Budget at the New America Foundation, a bipartisan research group. "We believe that a go-big approach that goes well beyond the $1.5 trillion deficit ...

Analysis: With US or Against Us? A Decade On, Pakistan Wavering | Reuters

September 9, 2011

"The US invasion of Iraq, coming on top of US support for Israel and growing ties with India, greatly strengthened the vague and inchoate but pervasive feeling among Pakistanis that 'Islam is in danger' at the hands of the US," wrote Anatol Lieven of ...

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