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The case for greater U.S. defense spending may rest on a misreading of the military balance between NATO and the Warsaw Pact nations
The rate of births to girls between the ages of fifteen and nineteen has fallen by 45 percent since 1957
A renewed interest in private gain has little chance of improving China’s statecontrolled economy
A battle in the holy war overarms control
With most jobs being created at the top and the bottom of the ladder; America may have difficulty remaining a middle-class society
The threats to the resource are real , but not insurmountable