U.S.–Pakistan Tensions Reignite over NATO Strike on Pakistani Troops

Supporters of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) burn a US flag during a protest in Multan on November 28, 2011, against a NATO strike on Pakistan troops. Pakistan denied provoking NATO air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and refused to accept expressions of regret over the cross-border attack that has inflamed US-Pakistani ties. AFP PHOTO/ […]

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Tea Party Leader Calls Comparisons to Occupy Wall Street ‘Insulting’

Media coverage of Occupy Wall Street has dominated the news lately, supplanting stories about the Tea Party movement and the grassroots uprising that took Washington by storm. For one of the movement’s early leaders, it has come as no surprise. Jenny Beth Martin is a co-founder and national coordinator for Tea Party Patriots. Today she […]

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The Truth Hurts: Bahrain’s Government Perseveres Following Release of BICI Report

This morning, the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) released its findings of the government’s response to protests that occurred in February and March. The findings were expected to be critical and hold the government accountable for the abuse that took place. They did not disappoint. Placing significant emphasis on Bahrain’s security services, the report […]

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Infographic: How Many Emergencies Has FEMA Declared?

Over the summer, Hurricane Irene and the East Coast earthquake put national attention on America’s disaster response system, especially the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). And once again, the problems that The Heritage Foundation has been pointing out for years—the federalization of routine disasters, FEMA’s funding issues, and the condition of capabilities at all levels of government—were […]

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Correction, Senator Reid. Regulations Are Contributing to Poor Job Growth

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took to the Senate floor and made a bold assertion–that there isn’t any evidence that regulations cost jobs, citing statistics from a Labor Department report that “last year, only three-tenths of 1 percent of people who lost their jobs were let go principally because of government regulation or […]

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Spain Votes Out Big Government

Be sure to listen to a special Heritage Libertad podcast on the recent Spanish elections. Click here to listen. With 23 percent unemployment overall, and 46 percent unemployment among its youth, how does the new government in Spain increase employment going forward? Furthermore, what effect will this election have on U.S.-Spain relations? Do we have a role to […]

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