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With Vladimir Putin set to be re-elected in 2018, what do we know about where he plans to steer Russia? While Putin's election campaign promises to go in one direction, his actions tell a different story. AEI's Leon Aron gives his take on the future of Putin's Russia.

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As ISIS loses ground in Iraq and Syria, it will continue to shift its focus to Libya. What kind of a threat does the group pose there, and what can be done to stop it? AEI's Emily Estelle shares her perspective.

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After spending 32 years in prison — 10 of which were on death row — John Huffington maintained his innocence, and was ultimately released from prison in 2013 through a writ of actual innocence. Today, John works for Living Classrooms in Baltimore, where he runs programs to help educate former prisoners who are returning to the workforce. The goal is to reduce crime and recidivism in Maryland by helping those reentering society to get productive, legal jobs instead of going back to jail.

Interview conducted by AEI's Gerard Robinson.

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There's been a rise of Islamist militancy across Africa in recent years, but can anything be done to stop them? Or are these groups too remote and weak for the west to worry about? AEI's Emily Estelle gives her take.

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Do agriculture subsidies help boost an industry in danger, or waste government funds that could be better spent elsewhere? AEI's Vincent Smith gives his take.

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Is there a retirement crisis due to inadequate retirement savings? AEI's Andrew Biggs offers his take.

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Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend with friends and family. But what if you don't feel so thankful? AEI President Arthur Brooks shares a simple strategy – backed by research – that can make you happier, even if your circumstances haven't changed.

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The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program connects student leaders with the ideas, research and community of AEI, one of America’s preeminent think-tanks. The program is a series of one week, fully-funded educational and professional development sessions that provide students with a unique opportunity to jumpstart their careers alongside a network of peers from around the country. The sessions are focused on seminars led by scholars or policy practitioners, including renowned economists, foreign policy experts, and lawyers. Sessions also include policy briefings, high-level networking opportunities, and site visits in Washington.

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Chicago's mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a tax hike on ride-sharing services, which would hurt companies like Uber and Lyft. Should the Windy City tax successful startups in order to help fund their public transportation system? AEI's James Pethokoukis gives his take.

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Before 1990, Yemen was two countries. As a civil war wages, will peace be achieved by dividing the country into northern and southern halves? AEI Research Fellow Katherine Zimmerman offers her analysis.
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