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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Academic Hypocrisy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

It is fascinating to see people accusing others of things that they themselves are doing, especially when their own sins are worse...

Analysis and Commentary

Nuclear Realities

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

When it comes to nukes, who has them matters a lot more than how many there are...

Analysis and Commentary

Peculiar proliferation of Palestine refugees

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Of all the issues that drive the Arab-Israeli conflict, none is more central, malign, primal, enduring, emotional and complex than the status of those people known as Palestine refugees...

Analysis and Commentary

Wikileaks, Government Prosecutions, Secrecy

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, February 20, 2012

Keller is right that the Wikileaks phenomenon was overblown...But it does not follow that the government is more secretive than ever...

Analysis and Commentary

As Time Goes By...

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, February 20, 2012

It is hard to remember a more tense time in the last 20 years...

Analysis and Commentary

If It Ain’t Brokered, Don’t Fix It?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, February 20, 2012

As entertaining as all of that sounds, here are a three reasons why a “brokered” convention once again may elude us...

Analysis and Commentary

The People of Blood and Jihad

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Monday, February 20, 2012

Despite the graphic proof of [Ayatollah Khomeini's] words in the carnage of 9/11, many in the media, politics, and foreign policy establishment still refuse to comprehend the enemy we are facing...

Analysis and Commentary

Illegal Immigration

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, February 19, 2012

Beyond amnesty, what can be done to discourage further illegal immigration to America, and reduce the number of illegal immigrants who are already here?...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama at Boeing to Praise the Dreamliner He Almost Killed

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Sunday, February 19, 2012

...[T]he President who threatened to ruin the project on which Boeing’s fate depends, stood before cheering crowds in Washington state to praise Boeing and its new 787, as "the perfect example of American ingenuity"...

Analysis and Commentary

Widow Martha Pays More Than Warren Buffett and His Secretary Combined

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, February 19, 2012

If Obama’s constituents are indexed for inflation, Martha’s capital gains should be too. Fair is fair. Let Obama deliver for all the people...

Analysis and Commentary

Good News From Afghanistan

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, February 18, 2012

This week something small but hugely important occurred in Afghanistan: their military leadership concluded an investigation into the attacks on U.S. and other coalition forces, and has made policy recommendations to their government to reduce the incidence of attacks...

Analysis and Commentary

Demand for Special Operations Will Increase

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Debate Club (U.S. News & World Report)
Friday, February 17, 2012

A little leeway from regular Pentagon channels could well enhance our security. Bear in mind, al Qaeda and its copycats operate free of restrictive bureaucracy. Shouldn't the U.S. counter-response, too?...

Analysis and Commentary

A Bewildered Reply to Mary Dudziak

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, February 17, 2012

I confess myself baffled by this argument, but to the extent I understand it, it warrants a brief response...

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, February 19, 2012

Guests: Mary O'Grady, WSJ; Azam Ahmed, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution; Steve Greenhouse, NYT...

Interviews

Tod Lindberg on the John Batchelor Show

with Tod Lindbergvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, February 19, 2012

Guests: Tod Lindberg, Hoover Institution; Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ; David Livingston, The Space Show; Michael Auslin, AEI...

Interviews

Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, February 17, 2012

Guests: George Friedman, author; Tunku Varadarajan, Newsweek International; Robert Zimmerman, Behind the Black...

In the News
In the News

The Oil Market Panic

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Politicians on both sides of the aisle must embrace the principle of laissez-faire...

In the News

Is This the End of Market Democracy?

with Michael Spencevia Campaign Stops (New York Times)
Sunday, February 19, 2012
In the News

Uncommon Knowledge special edition: Newt Gingrich

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, February 17, 2012