Brookings Today, 8/18/14

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

  • Contemplating a U.S. humanitarian intervention in Iraq. Prior to President Obama’s decision to use U.S. military force to help protect civilians in Iraq, Ken Pollack laid out the case for it.

  • Brookings Blum Roundtable. Homi Kharas offers his reflections on day one of the roundtable in Aspen that is focused on jump-starting inclusive growth in the most difficult environments.

  • Innovation is more than just technology. Stuart Brotman argues that innovation is more than just what happens in the technology field, and that we need a better understanding of what it is.