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Brookings Today, 8/13/14

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

  • The numbers behind DACA. Audrey Singer presents metropolitan data for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

  • The effect of U.S.-Iranian relations on the Middle East. Michael Doran argues that warmer relations between the United States and Iran has propagated instability in the Middle East by isolating U.S. allies.

  • Protecting the promise of youth for the international community. Julia Gillard marks International Youth Day by reflecting upon the importance of supporting the promise that young people offer.

  • Understanding ISIS in Iraq and U.S. policy options. Brookings scholars discuss the ongoing violence in Iraq, the rise of the Islamic State, and U.S. policy recommendations.

  • Dispelling the myth of “climate refugees” in New Zealand. Jane McAdam explains that New Zealand Tribunal’s decision to grant residence visas to a Tuvaluan family had humanitarian considerations based on family ties rather than an international obligation.

  • The relationship between campaign financing and innovation. Joshua Bleiberg shares research that links companies’ contribution to campaign funding and their innovation.

Elina Saxena contributed to this post.


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