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American Education in 2030: A New Politics of Education

by Terry M. Moevia Analysis
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

In 2010 the American education system was doing what it did best. It was surviving. 

American Education in 2030: Vouchers Thrive

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Analysis
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

By 2030, vouchers (publicly or privately funded scholarships awarded directly to families to pay for private school tuition) had substantially displaced many failing public schools.

American Education in 2030: What Can Happen in Twenty Years?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Analysis
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Despite its vast inertia, U.S. education can change dramatically in two decades.

American Education in 2030: School Choice

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Analysis
Thursday, May 25, 1020

In 2030, nearly two-thirds of U.S. children benefit from school choice, up from half in 2010. 

Future Challenges: The Roots of Weak Congressional Intelligence Oversight

by Amy Zegart
Monday, June 14, 2010

This essay examines why, ten years after 9/11, the least reformed part of the US intelligence system is Congress, not the CIA or the FBI.

Future Challenges: Cybersecurity Treaties: A Skeptical View

by Jack Goldsmithvia Analysis
Monday, June 14, 2010

This essay sounds a skeptical note in the recent enthusiasm for treaties to regulate the problem of offensive cyber operations. 

Future Challenges: Obfuscation and Candor Self-Defense & Limits of WMD Intelligence

by Matthew Waxmanvia Analysis
Monday, June 14, 2010

Then-candidate Obama stated during the 2008 campaign that "the experience of Iraq underscores that often perceived threats are not as real [as] they may seem, and our intelligence may be imperfect. 

Future Challenges: The Power to Make War in an Age of Global Terror

by Philip Bobbittvia Analysis
Monday, June 14, 2010

This essay discusses the constitutional aspects of the debate over the power to make war: 

Future Challenges: Deradicalization or Disengagement of Terrorists

by Jessica Sternvia Analysis
Monday, June 14, 2010

When terrorists are "homegrown," non-military approaches to counter-terrorism become essential tool. 

Future Challenges: A Way Forward with the International Criminal Court

by Tod Lindbergvia Analysis
Monday, June 14, 2010

Despite the concerns that critics have raised about the International Criminal Court (ICC), the long-term interest of the United States involves cooperating with it.