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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Recidivism

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 19, 2012

British journalist Andy Worthington offers this critique of the recent DNI report on Guantanamo recidivism–and of the press coverage of the report...

Analysis and Commentary

Taking Resilience Too Far

by Amy Zegartvia Slate
Monday, March 19, 2012

Resilience isn’t always a good thing, especially when it comes to national security...

Analysis and Commentary

The ‘Inevitability’ Vote

by Thomas Sowellvia National Review
Monday, March 19, 2012

Pugnaciousness, not polls, should guide the Republicans’ choice of candidate...

Analysis and Commentary

Note to Krugman: Greece Proves Keynesian Economics Wrong

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Sunday, March 18, 2012

Times columnist Paul Krugman’s continuous railing against austerity reached a crescendo with Greece’s default...

Analysis and Commentary

Liberal Illiberalism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Liberal Assault on Liberalism...

Analysis and Commentary

Should K-12 Teachers Have Tenure?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, March 18, 2012

The traditional case for tenure at the university level rests on two pillars...

Analysis and Commentary

Stanley Fish: "Might Makes Right"

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 18, 2012

This is the closing paragraph of a remarkable op/ed by noted literary critic Stanley Fish...

Analysis and Commentary

Will Maher Go the Way of Olbermann?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Saturday, March 17, 2012

David Axelrod’s moral-equivalence argument that Limbaugh’s smear is worse than Maher’s because the former is both more influential and more identifiable with Republican circles is a sad sort of sophistry...

Analysis and Commentary

The president finally leads the war effort

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Friday, March 16, 2012

It's been an alarming few weeks for the Afghan war: American servicemembers videotaped disrespecting Afghan corpses, coalition forces assassinated by Afghan National Security Forces, American servicemembers burning Qurans provoking deadly Afghan riots, an American shamefully killing Afghan civilians, and President Karzai demanding Coalition forces be confined to bases...

Analysis and Commentary

The disparities of disparate impact

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Friday, March 16, 2012

Is there a racist behind every tree in the American education forest...

Analysis and Commentary

George Miller and the Do-Gooder Caucus—A Top 10 List

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, March 16, 2012

Two weeks ago, when the House Education and the Workforce committee marked-up two major ESEA reauthorization bills, Democrats and their allies screamed bloody murder...

Interviews
Interviews

Acemoglu on Why Nations Fail

by Russell Robertswith Daron Acemogluvia EconTalk
Monday, March 19, 2012

Daron Acemoglu of MIT and author (with James Robinson) of Why Nations Fail talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his book: why some nations fail and others succeed, why some nations grow over time and sustain that growth, while others grow and then stagnate...

Interviews

Scott Atlas on Glen Meakem

with Scott W. Atlasvia Glen Meakem
Saturday, March 17, 2012

This past weekend, I talked about the Congressional Budget Office’s updated cost analysis concerning President Obama’s health care law...

In the News
In the News

Jerry Brown's tax plan breaks faith with California

with John F. Coganvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, March 18, 2012