Can an independent "real conservative" -- like constitutional lawyer and war veteran David French -- really run for president at this late date? Yes, and that could shift the focus from a brokered convention to a brokered election if an outside candidate catches fire.
Allocating Water in The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer
“Policymakers must ensure that the water people need is in harmony with the water that nature needs.”
Killer robots are what some are calling a class of weapons that do not yet exist, but could one day soon. Some argue that these weapons could target more precisely, and preserve the lives of human soldiers. National security expert Charlie Dunlap joins a discussion of whether these powerful weapons are key to more humane warfare or should be banned before it’s too late.
Policy 360 in NPR affiliate WYPR
Americans in small counties are much less likely to start new businesses, a trend that jeopardizes the economic future of vast swaths of the country.
in The Washington Post
At both ends of the political spectrum, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are attracting millions of voters who feel excluded from the political process. Such large numbers of disaffected voters are a bad sign not just for the major parties, but for the state of our democracy, says Charlie Dunlap, retired U.S. Air Force Major General and a professor of the practice at Duke Law School.