A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- America’s dangerous aversion to conflict. While many Americans want to escape foreign conflicts, Robert Kagan counsels that raw force remains a key element in global politics.
- More on student loans. Beth Akers and Matt Chingos offer new data to bolster their earlier research on the burden of student loan debt, which continues to find that debt for education continues to be a good investment for most.
- Iraq’s minorities. “The future of minorities in Iraq is central to the question of Iraq’s future as a nation,” write Elizabeth Ferris and Abbie Taylor.
- Re-authorizing the Export-Import Bank. It’s “an easy call” for Congress to vote to renew the Ex-Im Bank’s charter, argue Michael O’Hanlon and David Petraeus.