Campaign 2012: Twelve Independent Ideas for Improving American Public Policy is an indispensable guide to the questions facing White House hopefuls in 2012, as well as the challenges awaiting the winner. It presents authoritative analyses of a dozen key policy issues currently testing the nation:
-domestic economic growth
-America’s role in the world
-the budget deficit
-Afghanistan and Pakistan
-reforming government institutions
-the Middle East
This is truly Brookings at its best—independent expert analysis, presented in an accessible manner and offering viable solutions.
Benjamin Wittes is a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he directs the Campaign 2012 Project. His previous books include Law and the Long War (Penguin) and Detention and Denial (Brookings).