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Wars

Costs of the Afghanistan war, in lives and dollars

At just short of 20 years, the now-ending U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan was America’s longest war. Ordinary Americans tended to forget about it, and it received measurably less oversight from Congress than the Vietnam War did. But its death toll is in the many tens of thousands. And because the U.S. borrowed most of

Opinion

Opinion: The Social Scolds Are Set To Take Up Global Warming

The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change gives humanity a simple directive: Get a grip on greenhouse gas emissions or the dear old planet won’t be the dear old planet we have known and loved down through the millennia. Sounds simple, huh? Like wearing a face mask or getting a

Opinion

Opinion: Ending Surprise Medical Bills

The threat of a surprise medical bill could soon be a thing of the past. Congress passed the No Surprises Act (NSA) last December as part of a $2.3 trillion spending package designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In its simplest form, the NSA protects “patients from receiving surprise medical bills resulting from gaps in coverage

Arizona Corporation Commission

Chairwoman Lea Márquez Peterson Calls for a Hearing on an APS Power Contract

Chairwoman Lea Márquez Peterson Calls for a Hearing on an APS Power Contract that Costs Ratepayers Four Times More than Others; Demands the Arizona Corporation Commission Hold Utilities Accountable or Else Grant of Waiver of Past Commission Mandates Chairwoman of the Arizona Corporation Commission, Lea Márquez Peterson on August 3rd, 2021, filed a letter calling

Education

Only 4 Steps and Your PMI PMP Exam labs Certification in Your Pocket!

Project Management Professional (PMP) is a globally recognized and respected project management credential provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI). If you’re planning to earn this exam labs certificate, you should be armed with the relevant information to make the process seamless for you. The PMI PMP certification process can seem overwhelming and tedious at

International

Counting the costs of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan

America’s longest war, the two-decade-long conflict in Afghanistan that started in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, killed tens of thousands of people, dogged four U.S. presidents and ultimately proved unwinnable despite its staggering cost in blood and treasure. This final chapter, with President Joe Biden’s decision to pull all American troops from

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