Will Iraq cause major changes to the United States?
We appear to be in this open-ended war in Iraq and depending on who is elected President, we could have troops there for years, if not decades. Since we also have troops in Afghanistan, I'm reminded of what happened to the Soviet Union after spending a large amount of money in Afghanistan. Does the United States face something similar by remaining in Iraq with borrowing money from other nations (i.e., China) and by not having a set goal that equates victory?
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- Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens are one of the largest threats to global health today.
- Without intervention, resistant pathogens could result in 10 million annual deaths by 2050.
The climate change we're witnessing is more dramatic than we might think.
A lazy buzz phrase – 'Is this the new normal?' – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling up over the past year. To which the riposte should be: it's worse than that – we're on the road to even more frequent, more extreme events than we saw this year.
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