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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Dependency and Votes

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Those who regard government "entitlement" programs as sacrosanct, and regard those who want to cut them back as calloused or cruel, picture a world very different from the world of reality...

Analysis and Commentary

Fin de Régime in Syria?

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The many benefits, and few dangers, of the Assad regime’s prospective fall...

Analysis and Commentary

The Problem With Obama’s Middle East Speech

by Josef Joffevia New Republic
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Obama sounds not one uncertain trumpet, but too many of them. So why would anybody listen? Diffidence does not deliver...

Analysis and Commentary

Coping With Islamic Extremists

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, May 23, 2011

There are several Muslim groups that oppose, sometimes violently, predominantly Western Christian countries and Israel. They include Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Hamas, Hezbollah, Abu Sayyaf, Wahhabi, Salafi, Islamic Jihad, and Muslim Brotherhood...

Analysis and Commentary

A Primer on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports: Part I --- Concepts

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, May 23, 2011

This piece is one of two that I will author for e21 on the annual reports. In this first one I will focus on process, concepts and essential findings of the reports...

Analysis and Commentary

A Fourth Wave or False Start?

by Larry Diamondvia Foreign Affairs
Sunday, May 22, 2011

This period of change in the Arab world will not be short or neatly circumscribed, but an ongoing struggle between the forces trying to define the region's future...

Interviews
Interviews

Michael Spence on KUOW

with Michael Spencevia KUOW
Monday, May 23, 2011

KUOW's Steve Scher talks with Michael Spence about economic recovery and what lies on the horizon for the developed and the developing world...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, May 23, 2011

GUESTS: Major Garrett, National Journal; Reza Kahlili, author of "A Time to Betray"; Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution; Dr. David Grinspoon, Denver Museum of Nature and Science...

In the News
In the News

The Year That Changed the World

by Charles Hillvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Islamists grabbed us by the throat in 1979. They haven’t let go since...

In the News

Harford on Adapt and the Virtues of Failure

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, May 23, 2011