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Title Opportunity 08 [electronic resource] : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2008.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 412 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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 [and others] -- 18. Realistic approaches to head off a U.S. economic crisis / Warren B. Rudman [and others] -- 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.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject USA -- Präsident.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008.
Presidential candidates -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
Chronological Term Since 1993
Geschichte 2008.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Electronic books -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Electronic books.
Added Title Independent ideas for America's next president
Other Form: Print version: Opportunity 08. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2008 (DLC) 2008029339
ISBN 9780815701873 electronic bk.
081570187X electronic bk.