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Globalization Time Line

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Globalization that Works Damon Mathews on Globalization... With over 3/4 of the world's population living in developing countries high in poverty and unemployment it is the task of the United States, along with the free world, to lead the way to a time of unprecedented growth akin to the period between 1948-1973, this time, raising Read More […] Read More

Keystone pipeline approval bills advance in Congress

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(November 13, 2014 - Reuters) (Reuters) – Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began racing through the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together in a challenge of President Barack Obama’soversight of the project. In a series of rapid developments that unfolded just hours after Congress Read More […] Read More

War on ISIS Time Line

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Iraqi Victory Over ISIS in Ramadi Could Prove Pivotal (December 28, 2015 - New York Times) BAGHDAD — Breaking a seven-month occupation by the Islamic State, Iraqi troops on Monday retook most of Ramadi, the most populous city in western Iraq, overrunning a government compound held by the terrorist group at the city center and Read More […] Read More

National Security Time Line

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(December 8, 2015 Update from November 24, 2015 - NPR) While dozens of governors have announced their opposition to Syrian refugees settling in their states, some senators are focusing their attention on a program they say poses a bigger threat of allowing terrorists into the country: the visa waiver program. And while some lawmakers have Read More […] Read More

Immigration Reform Time Line

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Snapshot of Polling and Public Opinion on Immigration Executive Action & Larger Debate (January 20, 2015 – America’s Voice) Examining a range of recent polling and public opinion research on immigration finds a few consistent takeaways: On executive action: A majority of the American public backs the president’s executive actions on immigration, while simultaneously opposing Read More […] Read More