Don’t Intervene in Syria

August 29th, 2013

By Christine Todd Whitman
NJ.com
August 29, 2013

Although I recognize his “red line” on chemical weapons has him in a bind, I urge President Obama Obama not to intervene in Syria. Assad’s regime is brutal, no doubt, but we have no idea who would replace him. As we’ve seen in other countries that were part of the Arab Spring, sometimes the devil you know is better than the one you don’t. Further, previous drone strikes have not been shown to be effective in the long run (e.g. Lockerbie bombing, 9/11) and Syria is surrounded by neighbors with strong militaries who should care more than we do.

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Green, the color of energy’s future

August 29th, 2013

Published on 29 August, 2013

Georgia is leading the way toward a sustainable energy future

August 25th, 2013

By Christine Todd Whitman and Stacey Key
The Augusta Chronicle
August 25, 2013

America’s energy future is at a crossroads. The Energy Information Administration projects that our country’s electricity demand will increase 28 percent by 2040. Meeting this demand means investing in short-term solutions like natural gas, but we must continue to invest in long-term, affordable electricity options such as nuclear energy as well.

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Good Movement for the Republican Party

August 16th, 2013

By Christine Todd Whitman
NJ.com
August 16, 2013

Although I don’t often find myself extolling his ideas, I applaud Newt Gingrich’s speech to the Republican National Committee’s summer meeting this week. Gingrich reminded our Party leaders that we need to move beyond blind opposition to President Obama and demonstrate that we have positive solutions to the issues the nation faces.

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A Republican Case for Climate Action

August 1st, 2013

By William D. Ruckelshaus, Lee M. Thomas, William K. Reilly and Christine Todd Whitman
The New York Times
August 1, 2013

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