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George Mason: The Forgotten Founding Father

By James A. Baer July 22, 2015 George Mason was the central genius of the American Revolution. He was highly regarded by his contemporaries for his intellect and devotion to the cause of liberty. Thomas Jefferson described him as “A man […]

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T-TIP: the Future of Free Trade?

By Devlin Murphy July 23, 2015 The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) is a proposed trade deal on the horizon.  If you haven’t heard the acronym you probably will

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Cuba and US Re-Open Embassies after 54 Years

By James A. Baer July 22, 2015 On July 20 the Cuban flag was raised on the flag pole at 2630 16th street, NW in Washington DC marking the official re-opening

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TRUMPED! It May Not Be The End But The Beginning of the End.

By Robert J. Guttman July 20, 2015   To quote the ever quotable Winston Churchill:  “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But

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Greek Leaders Bow to Tough Reforms; Defusing a Nightmarish EU Crisis

Buguéles, France, July 15, 2015 By Axel Krause   Barely a week or so ago, deadlocked, acrimonious  negotiations between Greek leaders and the nation's creditors over easing record, multi-billion-euro debt and

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On Wisconsin: Scott Walker’s Run For the Presidency.

By Devlin Murphy July 9th, 2015 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is planning on announcing his candidacy for president this coming week on Monday, July 13th in Waukesha, Wisconsin. His announcement

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Governors Galore: Jindal, Christie, Kasich & Walker Add to Growing List of GOP Presidential Nominees

By Robert J. Guttman June 26, 2015 Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has now officially joined the growing list of governors and former governors vying for the Republican presidential nomination in

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Jeb, Hillary, Bernie and The Donald: The First Name Only 2016 Presidential Campaign

By Robert J. Guttman June 17. 2015 We know they have last names but you might never know this from the early stages of the 2016 presidential campaign. Jeb! announces for

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Launching Historic French Frigate for a U.S. Tour Highlights Outlook for Increasingly Strong TransAtlantic Cooperation and Leadership

Rochefort-sur-Mer France September 12, 2014 By Axel Krause This past weekend many throughout the Western alliance  worried if a Washington-EU led initiative to enforce a shaky cease-fire in the Ukraine would

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Dissenting Views on Ukraine

September 12, 2014 By: Barry D. Wood WASHINGTON:  Back in February Oxford’s Timothy Garton Ash, arguably the wisest interpreter of events in Eastern Europe, observed that the future of Putin,

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