Brookings Today, 4/24/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • Religious progressives. E.J. Dionne, Jr., William Galston, Korin Davis and Ross Tilchin argue that economic justice should be the focus of today’s progressive religious movement.

  • Obama’s trip to Asia. Bruce Jones writes on how the Ukraine crisis influences the U.S.-Asia relationship in the context of President Obama’s current trip to the Asia-Pacific region.

  • The NSA after Snowden. Daniel Byman and Benjamin Wittes discuss the future of the NSA after Edward Snowden.

  • Common Core tests. Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell West review some of the main technical difficulties that the Common Core tests will face. 

  • What everyone needs to know about cyberwar. Peter Singer addresses the cybersecurity challenges facing the average citizen, plus businesses and nation-states. 

Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.