Opportunity 08 : independent ideas for America's next president / Michael E. O'Hanlon, editor.
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- ISBN: 9780815764649 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0815764642 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780815764656 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0815764650 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xiii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 
- Copyright: ©2007
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Foreword / Strobe Talbott -- Big ideas for the 2008 race / Michael E. O'Hanlon -- Part I. Our world -- Countering Iran's revolutionary challenge : a strategy for the next phase / Peter W. Rodman -- Engaging the Muslim world : a communication strategy to win the war of ideas / Hady Amr and P.W. Singer -- Contending with the rise of China : build on three decades of progress / Jeffrey A. Bader and Richard C. Bush III -- Constructing a successful China strategy : promote balance and democratic ideas in Asia / Michael Green -- Tackling trade and climate : leadership on the home front of foreign policy / William Antholis and Strobe Talbott -- Ending oil dependence : protecting national security, the environment, and the economy / David Sandalow -- Waning chances for stability : navigating bad options in Iraq / Carlos Pascual and Kenneth M. Pollack -- Back to balancing in the Middle East : a new strategy for constructive engagement / Martin S. Indyk and Tamara Cofman Wittes -- Bent but not broken : how the next Commander in Chief can prevent the breaking of the U.S. military / P.W. Singer -- Part II. Our society -- Empowering moderate voters : implement an instant runoff strategy / John Edward Porter -- Rethinking U.S. rental housing policy : build on state and local innovations / Bruce Katz and Margery Austin Turner -- Attacking poverty and inequality : reinvigorate the fight for greater opportunity / Ron Haskins and Isabel V. Sawhill -- Pathways to the middle class : ensuring greater upward mobility for all Americans / Hugh B. Price, Amy Liu, and Rebecca Sohmer -- Part III. Our prosperity -- Taming the deficit : forge a grand compromise for a sustainable future / William Frenzel ... [et al.] -- Realistic approaches to head off a U.S. economic crisis / Warren B. Rudman ... [et al.] -- Extending deregulation : making the U.S. economy more efficient / Robert W. Crandall -- Strengthening higher education : simplify student aid and emphasize vital science, math, and language skills / Peter Berkowitz -- Meeting the dilemma of health care access : extending insurance coverage while controlling costs / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- Meeting the challenge of health care quality : achieve reforms in Medicare, quality, and malpractice / Henry J. Aaron and Joseph P. Newhouse -- Slowing the growth of health spending : we need mixed strategies, and we need to start now / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- Promoting retirement security : make saving easier and more rewarding / William G. Gale -- Fixing the tax system : support fairer, simpler, and more adequate taxation / William G. Gale -- Strengthening U.S. information technology : keep America no. 1 on the Net / Sean Maloney and Christopher Thomas.
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