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May 13, 2021

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Our foolish decision to expand NATO into Russia’s face — after the fall of the Soviet Union — hardened post-Communist Russia into an enemy instead of a potential partner, creating the ideal conditions for an anti-Western autocrat like Putin to emerge. (Imagine if Russia, a country with which we have zero trade or border disputes, were OUR ally today vis-à-vis China and Iran and not THEIR ally in disputes with us.) Meanwhile, the failure of the U.S. interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq to produce the pluralism and decency hoped for after 9/11, coupled with the 2008 economic crisis and the

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May 13, 2021

The Most Up-to-date Reports About Education

Biden outlines health IT funding priorities The extensive list includes billions in funding for public health data modernization, broadband and 5G expansion, social determinants of health, cybersecurity and more. President Joe Biden (Photo via whitehouse.gov) The Biden administration this past Friday released a letter outlining President Joe Biden's request for fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding in advance of Congress's annual appropriations and budget process.   The letter, addressed to Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, along with several other top federal lawmakers, includes a range

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May 07, 2021

The Rudiments Of Finance

It’s useful to think of a flame retardant as a noun, and fire resistance as an adjective For Drew Child, Milliken Textile Division’s program and technology director, however, it is particularly important to emphasise that the company’s protective fabrics – for workwear and uniforms, as well as for firefighters and military warfighters – are fire resistant, as opposed to being just flame retardant. “Basically, it’s useful to think of a flame retardant as a noun, and fire resistance as an adjective,” he explains. “A flame retardant is a chemical additive designed to interrupt combustion, whereas

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