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The Global Security Deficit

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Friday, July 25, 2014

Summer is normally a time to take a break from the risks and worries of everyday life, and perhaps to take stock of where we are and where we are heading. But this is increasingly difficult, because our everyday lives are becoming so much riskier and more worrying.

Hot air ballons in Bagan, Myanmar
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Burmese Visitors Get a Taste of Democracy and Hope

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, July 25, 2014

“I was held for seven years as a political prisoner,” explained the soft-spoken 20-something woman from Burma (also known as Myanmar). “I want to understand freedom in America,” she continued with hopeful eyes and a determined voice, “so I can help people in my country.”

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Brown Takes a Back Seat on Immigration Reform

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, July 25, 2014

A year ago, Jerry Brown seemed determined to link his political identity and destiny to that of America’s immigrant community.

The Libertarian: Audio
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The Libertarian: “Unsung Heroes in American Legal History”

by Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Richard Epstein takes listeners on a guided tour through the ranks of some of the most underappreciated justices in the history of the Supreme Court.

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Why Making Policy from Polls Can Be Troublesome

by Carson Brunovia Eureka
Friday, July 25, 2014

It is a constant criticism of politicians; they poll test or focus group everything before making a decision. 

Vladimir Putin
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Is Putin Responsible For MH17? Five Questions For Investigators On Russian Culpability

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Friday, July 25, 2014

The Kremlin churning out MH17 conspiracy theories reminds me of a shyster lawyer defending a guilty murderer by deliberately planting seeds of doubt in the minds of jurors. The goal of Putin’s propaganda is the same: to suggest a one percent probability that someone other than Kremlin terrorists brought down the plane.

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In Israel-Hamas Conflict In Gaza, No Clear Target Set For Victory

quoting Kori Schakevia International Business Times (NY)
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Two weeks into the conflict between Hamas militants and the Israel Defense Force in Gaza, more than 700 Palestinians have been killed, close to 150,000 displaced, and 32 Israeli soldiers killed. Despite the increasing number of casualties, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said at a cabinet meeting Thursday that Israel would continue its operation in Gaza with “full force.”

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Featured Commentary

Why Making Policy from Polls Can Be Troublesome

by Carson Brunovia Eureka
Friday, July 25, 2014

It is a constant criticism of politicians; they poll test or focus group everything before making a decision. 

Featured Commentary

The Global Security Deficit

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Friday, July 25, 2014

Summer is normally a time to take a break from the risks and worries of everyday life, and perhaps to take stock of where we are and where we are heading. But this is increasingly difficult, because our everyday lives are becoming so much riskier and more worrying.

Hot air ballons in Bagan, Myanmar
Featured Commentary

Burmese Visitors Get a Taste of Democracy and Hope

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, July 25, 2014

“I was held for seven years as a political prisoner,” explained the soft-spoken 20-something woman from Burma (also known as Myanmar). “I want to understand freedom in America,” she continued with hopeful eyes and a determined voice, “so I can help people in my country.”

Featured Commentary

Brown Takes a Back Seat on Immigration Reform

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, July 25, 2014

A year ago, Jerry Brown seemed determined to link his political identity and destiny to that of America’s immigrant community.

Vladimir Putin
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Is Putin Responsible For MH17? Five Questions For Investigators On Russian Culpability

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Friday, July 25, 2014

The Kremlin churning out MH17 conspiracy theories reminds me of a shyster lawyer defending a guilty murderer by deliberately planting seeds of doubt in the minds of jurors. The goal of Putin’s propaganda is the same: to suggest a one percent probability that someone other than Kremlin terrorists brought down the plane.

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