Tuesday, June 19, 2007

2007 No. 3

Hard Hearts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The most contested "hearts and minds" of the Iraq war may belong to Americans. By Victor Davis Hanson.

The Wrong Lessons

by Michael McFaul, Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The next step we should take? Neither attack nor appeasement, but negotiations—about everything. By Michael McFaul and Abbas Milani.

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The Weakest Link

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Ahmadinejad proved that he, not Britannia, rules the waves. By Niall Ferguson.

Financial Reinforcements

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

While the troops go after the terrorists, officials back in Washington must keep after the terrorists' assets. By John B. Taylor.

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Engines of Growth

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Why are China and India growing so fast? Because of the global economy itself. By Michael Spence.

Unaffordable

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

What do price controls produce? Expensive housing and soaring medical costs. By Thomas Sowell.

Progress by Small Steps

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

“Microloans” already help people in the Third World escape from poverty. Now “micropayments” are helping them get health care. By Scott W. Atlas.

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Dollars to Doughnuts

by Jay Bhattacharyavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Lots of Americans are overweight, but obesity is not a public health crisis. By Jay Bhattacharya.

Obstacle Course for the Sick

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

On drug approval, what we need from the FDA is not perfection but consistency. By Henry I. Miller.

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Swapping Labels

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

In much of the world, conservatives clamor for subsidies while liberals fight big government. In the United States, it’s the other way around. Here’s why. By Charles Wolf Jr..

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A New Blend

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Hybrid conservatives are becoming the dominant species. By Peter Berkowitz.

Poverty Row

by Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Every candidate has a plan to help the poor. What would all these ideas really accomplish? By Jeffrey M. Jones.

Patent Power

by F. Scott Kieffvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Do strong patent protections hamper invention? Quite the opposite. By F. Scott Kieff.

Business, Integrity, and Valor

by Bowen H. McCoyvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Why business should be about a great deal more than merely doing deals. By Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy.

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A Business Model for Foreign Labor

by Timothy Charles Brownvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

How to tame a vast illegal enterprise, for everyone’s benefit. By Timothy Charles Brown.

The Case Against the Draft

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

An argument that was ahead of its time, and remains relevant today. By Gary S. Becker.

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The Indispensable Partnership

by Colonel Chris Gibsonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

A study of two great generals who knew how to keep civilian and military leaders working together. By Colonel Chris Gibson.

Eco-Chamber

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Californians should be feeling serene about a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal. With the dubious help of celebrities, they’re feeling alarmed instead. By Bill Whalen.

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Hectored by Hugo

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

When he visited Latin Americans earlier this year, President Bush explained just how free, productive societies are built. Were they listening? By William Ratliff.

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Weaving a New Identity

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

At 50, Europe is not one story, but many. By Timothy Garton Ash.

Cause to Celebrate

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

European malaise? Where? By Melvyn B. Krauss.

Picture a Democracy

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Russians are not doomed to be ruled by despots, and the West should not resign itself to them. By Michael McFaul.

Man of Failure

by David Sattervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Boris Yeltsin was the tool of Russia’s emancipation and of its descent back into authoritarianism. By David Satter.

Its Own Worst Enemy

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Is colonialism to blame for the woes of former colonies? Not in Ghana. By Niall Ferguson.

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The Next Big Things

by Henry S. Rowenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

As China participates in the information revolution, a few of the subtler themes. By Henry S. Rowen.

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The Sky Didn’t Fall

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Twenty years ago, politicians frightened voters by claiming that trade with Japan would harm the United States. Now they’re trying to frighten us with China. By Russell Roberts.

Q&A: Edward Lazear

by James Pethokoukisvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers explains why he’s so optimistic about the nation’s prospects. By James Pethokoukis.

Freely Given

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Socialism is supposed to be altruistic, capitalism greedy. But which system produces more philanthropy? By Tibor R. Machan.

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300: The Sequel

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The Battle of Thermopylae is long over, but it still has a great deal to tell us about friction between Persia and the West. By Victor Davis Hanson.

“A Man of Letters”

by Mona Charenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

A new collection of the correspondence of Thomas Sowell. By Mona Charen.

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Dark Memories

by Katya Drozdovavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

A brief history of Soviet torturers and assassins, some of whom had second thoughts. By Katya Drozdova.