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Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Obama’s weak spots on counterterrorism are open to Romney

by Jack Goldsmithvia Washington Post
Thursday, April 26, 2012

As the general-election campaign comes into focus, conventional wisdom holds that President Obama is untouchable on national security. But the presidential politics of counterterrorism are less clear than they may seem...

Blogs
Blogs

Are There No Limiting Principles? An Electoral Dilemma That Needs to Be Addressed

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Friday, April 27, 2012

The trap Republicans face is that Obama can promise to have the government pay for any meritorious good – green cars, condoms, books, laptops, free public transportation, virtually anything – and paint those who oppose as miserly ogres who do not want to help...

Blogs

Law and Ethics for Robot Soldiers

by Kenneth Anderson, Matthew Waxmanvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Lethal autonomous weapons systems – the “robot soldiers” of our title – are going to come to the battlefield, sooner or later. So we should be asking now how they can and should be regulated within the law of armed conflict...

Blogs

Government doesn’t give tax cuts, it takes more or less taxes

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The President’s language assumes this thousand dollars originates with the government and that policymakers must choose either to give it to students to help pay for college or to give it to rich people...

Other Media
Other Media

The U.S. & the World with Patrick J. Buchanan: Chapter 5 of 5

via Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, April 27, 2012

Pat Buchanan talks about his tenure at MSNBC and how the media impacts society and politics...

Other Media

The Jigsaw Puzzle & the Chessboard

by Henry R. Nauvia Commentary
Friday, April 27, 2012

If world politics is like a great big jigsaw puzzle in which many countries have to solve many problems cooperatively—not competitively—before the final picture falls into place, then Obama’s record looks quite good. On the other hand, if the world works more like a chess match than a jigsaw puzzle, Obama’s record is troubling...

Other Media

Fixing Social Security

with Charles Blahousvia Washington Post
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Henry Nau, Hoover; Tim Wilson, IPA; Salena Zito, PTR; Lara Brown, Villanova University...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on John Batchelor

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents; Mordechai Kedar, Bar Ilan University; Richard Epstein, Hoover; Thaddeus McCotter, (R-MI)...

Interviews

Tammy Frisby on John Batchelor

with Tammy Frisbyvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Bob Zimmerman, Behind the Black; David Drucker, Roll Call; Clint Bollick, author; Tammy Frisby, Hoover...