Congress Needs an Exit Interview with General Flynn


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


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


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


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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