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China courts documentaries as it limits expression

August 26, 2014
Independent filmmaker Hao Wu was one who benefited from the push — sort of.

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Arrests In New Orleans Parade Shootings Hailed As Progress Against Culture Of ... | Associated Press

May 16, 2013

News of the arrests in a case of violence that brought unwanted national attention to the tourist-dependent city was welcomed by San Francisco freelance journalist Mark Hertsgaard, shot in the leg as he watched the parade. “I love New Orleans and I ...

Despite U.S. Concerns, Islamists Join Syria Fight | Associated Press

April 10, 2013

Frankly, they didn't see the jihadi movement,” said Brian Fishman, a counterterrorism expert at the Washington-based New America Foundation, a public policy institute based in Washington, who conducted extensive research on the jihadist pipelines of ...

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April 2, 2013

There were 12 such attacks in 2011 and 34 in the first half of 2012, according to the New America Foundation. So-called “insider attacks,” in which Afghan security forces kill Americans, have jumped over the years. Four U.S. soldiers were killed in ...

Neither Party Has Cash For Student Loan Rate Fix | Associated Press

March 28, 2013

"Spending is measured in numbers, not words," said Jason Delisle, a former Republican staffer on the Senate Budget Committee and now director of the New America Foundation's Federal Budget Project. "The Murray budget does not include funding for any ...

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Northern Calif. City Installs Free Wi-Fi Through Upgraded Electric Meters

March 27, 2013

Sascha Meinrath, director of the Washington, D.C.-based Open Technology Institute, said using meters as Internet channels is a “a real Faustian bargain,” a smart use of technology that will require “privacy protections that are second to none.” “If ...

AP Exclusive: Karzai Opponents Talk To Taliban | The Associated Press

March 18, 2013

"It's no secret that almost nobody wants any version of the Karzai clan to remain in power," said Anatol Lieven, a professor in the War Studies Department at King's College in Britain who has met with current and former members of the Taliban. But he ...

Freed Afghan Taliban Fighters Return To Insurgency | The Associated Press

February 21, 2013

Anatol Lieven, a professor in the War Studies Department at King's College in Britain, questioned the value of Karzai's goodwill gestures because his second and final term as president ends in 2014, which coincides with the end of the troop drawdown ...

Q&A: What Will Candidates Do on College Costs? | The Associated Press

October 24, 2012

Jason Delisle, a former member of Senate Budget Committee's Republican staff who now directs the Federal Education Budget Project at the New America Foundation, agrees, calling the changes Obama made "something Bain Capital would come up with" rather than the government takeover Romney describes.

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U.S. Runs A 4th Straight $1 Trillion-Plus Budget Gap | The Associated Press

October 12, 2012

"There is nothing like the number trillion to focus the mind," says Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which advocates budget discipline. "The fiscal situation is terrible. Changes will have to be made as ...

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