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Congress Needs an Exit Interview with General Flynn

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Outgoing director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, gave an extraordinary exit interview last week with James Kitfield of the publication Breaking Defense.

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VA Reform in the Palm of Your Hand

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The bill recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama following the exposure of problems inside the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is not a cure so much as it is a Band-Aid and, at $5 billion in additional spending, a very expensive Band-Aid at that.

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How Smartphones Can Replace Bureaucracy

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The below is excerpted from the speech “Veterans and Their Smartphones: Creating a 21st Century Veterans Service System,” delivered by Newt Gingrich at the American Enterprise Institute, August 12, 2014.

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Veterans and Their Smartphones: Creating a 21st Century Veterans Service System

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I want to thank Arthur Brooks and AEI for giving me this opportunity to propose a very large, bold rethinking of both the health system and the bureaucracy in the context of the Veterans Administration crisis. Callista and I spent over a decade as part of the AEI family and it is always good to be back here discussing ideas.

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