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U.S. Growing Weary of Syrian Opposition | Sacramento Bee

June 1, 2013

"If Assad sends someone and they don't, it doesn't look good for them," said Leila Hilal, a Syria specialist and head of the Middle East task force of the New America Foundation, a Washington research institute. A widening of the U.S. search for ...

Senate Hearing Blasts Obama's Refusal To Share Details Of Drone Program | Sacramento Bee

April 24, 2013

Rosa Brooks, a Georgetown University Law Center professor who served as a Pentagon adviser during the height of the drone strikes, questioned the legality of drone strikes away from active battlefields, saying that the targeted killing policy “is on ...

Expand Social Security to Cover Larger Portion of Retirement Needs

  • By
  • Joshua Freedman,
  • New America Foundation
April 10, 2013 |

Will U.S. Colleges And Universities Lead Or Lag In Education Innovation? | Sacramento Bee

November 19, 2012

The panel included Michael M. Crow, president of Arizona State University; Jeff Selingo, senior editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education; Kevin Carey, director of the Education Policy Program of the New American Foundation; Molly Corbett Broad ...

Gear Up Students Get Financial Help For College | Sacramento Bee

June 1, 2012

Congressman Fattah was joined by Undersecretary Martha Kanter at ED along with a recognized panel of experts at the New America Foundation's forum on Financing College Access to share GEAR UP's national success and underscore the importance of ...

CIA Has Suspended Drone Attacks in Pakistan, U.S. Officials Say | Sacramento Bee

December 23, 2011

The New America Foundation, a think tank in Washington, estimates that the CIA drones have killed at least 1717 people, including 1424 militants. Other estimates run considerably higher. John Brennan, Obama's chief counter-terrorism adviser, ...

Viewpoints: For Job Creation, Don't Count on Government | Sacramento Bee

September 3, 2011

"There is no single company in California that's more important to the California economy than Apple," Joe Mathews, a journalist and Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation, told NBC. Steve Jobs has shown how free market capitalism – not ...

How Regulation Keeps Health Care Costs Down

  • By
  • Micah Weinberg,
  • New America Foundation
June 2, 2011 |

Californians are struggling to pay their health insurance bills while insurance companies' profits are on the rise. One apparent fix is Assembly Bill 52 authored by Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, that would allow state regulators to reject excessive rate increases. However, the recent experience of Massachusetts suggests that this California bill may not go nearly far enough.

Dan Walters: Huge Stakes in California's School Financing | Sacramento Bee

April 25, 2011

But as detailed state-by-state data compiled by the New America Foundation underscore, there's almost no correlation between per-pupil spending and learning yardsticks, such as academic test scores and high school graduation rates. ...

Brown's Countdown, Day 77: GOP Pushes for Spending Cap | Sacramento Bee

March 27, 2011

Joe Mathews, co-author of "California Crackup," which examines the state's governance problems, said adding another spending limit "is almost kind of insane" because of how many budget restrictions are already in place. Mathews said it is impossible to ...

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