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The Resource Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor

Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor

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Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor
Title
Opportunity 08
Title remainder
independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor
Title variation
Independent ideas for America's next president
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Answers the call for nonpartisan discussion on challenges that matter most to the future of our society, our prosperity, and our world, including Iran and Iraq, China's rise, poverty and equality, health care reform, and retirement security. New topics added include homeland security, foreign aid, and relations with Pakistan"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK526 2008
LC item number
.O77 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Presidents
  • Presidential candidates
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Strobe Talbott -- 1. Big ideas for the 2008 race / Michael E. O'Hanlon -- Part 1. Our World -- 2. Expand the U.S. agenda toward Pakistan : prospects for peace and stability can brighten / Bruce Riedel -- 3. Countering Iran's revolutionary challenge : a strategy for the next phase / Peter W. Rodman -- 4. Engaging the Muslim world : a communication strategy to win the war of ideas / Hady Amr and P.W. Singer -- 5. Contending with the rise of China : build on three decades of progress / Jeffrey A. Bader and Richard C. Bush III -- 6. Constructing a successful China strategy : promote balance and democratic ideals in Asia / Michael Green -- 7. Ending oil dependence : protecting national security, the environment, and the economy / David Sandalow -- 8. Iraq in 2009 : how to give peace a chance / Carlos Pascual -- 9. Back to balancing the Middle East : a new strategy for constructive engagement / Martin S. Indyk and Tamara Cofman Wittes -- 10. Bent but not broken : how the next Commander in Chief can prevent the breaking of the U.S. military / P.W. Singer -- 11. Ensuring that foreign aid is effective : raise the level of debate about aid / Kenneth W. Dam -- 12. Managing homeland security : developing a threat-based strategy / Jeremy Shapiro -- Part II. Our Society -- 13. Empowering moderate voters : implement an instant runoff strategy / John Edward Porter -- 14. Rethinking U.S. rental housing policy : build on state and local innovations / Bruce Katz and Margery Austin Turner -- 15. Attacking poverty and inequality : reinvigorate the fight for greater opportunity / Ron Haskins and Isabel V. Sawhill -- 16. Pathways to the middle class : ensuring greater upward mobility for all Americans / Hugh B. Price, Amy Liu, and Rebecca Sohmer -- Part III. Our Prosperity -- 17. Taming the deficit : forge a grand compromise for a sustainable future / William Frenzel ... [et al.] -- 18. Realistic approaches to head off a U.S. economic crisis / Warren B. Rudman ... [et al.] -- 19. Extending deregulation : make the U.S. economy more efficient / Robert W. Crandall -- 20. Strengthening higher education : simplify student aid and emphasize vital science, math, and language skills / Peter Berkowitz -- 21. Meeting the dilemma of health care access : extending insurance coverage while controlling costs / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- 22. Meeting the challenge of health care quality : achieve reforms in Medicare, quality, and malpractice / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- 23. Slowing the growth of health spending : we need mixed strategies, and we need to start now / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- 24. Promoting retirement security : make saving easier and more rewarding / William G. Gale -- 25. Fixing the tax system : support fairer, simpler, and more adequate taxation / William G. Gale -- 26. Strengthening U.S. information technology : keep America No. 1 on the net / Sean Maloney and Christopher Thomas
Control code
17569595
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 412 pages
Isbn
9780815764717
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008029339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn231581605
Label
Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Strobe Talbott -- 1. Big ideas for the 2008 race / Michael E. O'Hanlon -- Part 1. Our World -- 2. Expand the U.S. agenda toward Pakistan : prospects for peace and stability can brighten / Bruce Riedel -- 3. Countering Iran's revolutionary challenge : a strategy for the next phase / Peter W. Rodman -- 4. Engaging the Muslim world : a communication strategy to win the war of ideas / Hady Amr and P.W. Singer -- 5. Contending with the rise of China : build on three decades of progress / Jeffrey A. Bader and Richard C. Bush III -- 6. Constructing a successful China strategy : promote balance and democratic ideals in Asia / Michael Green -- 7. Ending oil dependence : protecting national security, the environment, and the economy / David Sandalow -- 8. Iraq in 2009 : how to give peace a chance / Carlos Pascual -- 9. Back to balancing the Middle East : a new strategy for constructive engagement / Martin S. Indyk and Tamara Cofman Wittes -- 10. Bent but not broken : how the next Commander in Chief can prevent the breaking of the U.S. military / P.W. Singer -- 11. Ensuring that foreign aid is effective : raise the level of debate about aid / Kenneth W. Dam -- 12. Managing homeland security : developing a threat-based strategy / Jeremy Shapiro -- Part II. Our Society -- 13. Empowering moderate voters : implement an instant runoff strategy / John Edward Porter -- 14. Rethinking U.S. rental housing policy : build on state and local innovations / Bruce Katz and Margery Austin Turner -- 15. Attacking poverty and inequality : reinvigorate the fight for greater opportunity / Ron Haskins and Isabel V. Sawhill -- 16. Pathways to the middle class : ensuring greater upward mobility for all Americans / Hugh B. Price, Amy Liu, and Rebecca Sohmer -- Part III. Our Prosperity -- 17. Taming the deficit : forge a grand compromise for a sustainable future / William Frenzel ... [et al.] -- 18. Realistic approaches to head off a U.S. economic crisis / Warren B. Rudman ... [et al.] -- 19. Extending deregulation : make the U.S. economy more efficient / Robert W. Crandall -- 20. Strengthening higher education : simplify student aid and emphasize vital science, math, and language skills / Peter Berkowitz -- 21. Meeting the dilemma of health care access : extending insurance coverage while controlling costs / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- 22. Meeting the challenge of health care quality : achieve reforms in Medicare, quality, and malpractice / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- 23. Slowing the growth of health spending : we need mixed strategies, and we need to start now / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- 24. Promoting retirement security : make saving easier and more rewarding / William G. Gale -- 25. Fixing the tax system : support fairer, simpler, and more adequate taxation / William G. Gale -- 26. Strengthening U.S. information technology : keep America No. 1 on the net / Sean Maloney and Christopher Thomas
Control code
17569595
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 412 pages
Isbn
9780815764717
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008029339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn231581605

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