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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Conventionally Ignorant

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, December 14, 2007

Washington is an echo chamber...

Analysis and Commentary

Say It Ain't So

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, December 14, 2007

Shoeless Joe Jackson was the only man to bat .382 in his last season in the major leagues...

Analysis and Commentary

The great dying

by Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Friday, December 14, 2007

"Just as some species become extinct in nature, some new financing techniques may prove to be less successful than others..."

Analysis and Commentary

The myth of Putin's success

by Michael McFaulvia International Herald Tribune
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Vladimir Putin's designation of Dmitri Medvedev as his preferred successor should be more than enough for Medvedev to win the March presidential election in Russia by a landslide...

In the News
In the News

Inflation - China's lost battle

with Milton Friedmanvia Asia Times
Saturday, December 15, 2007

"Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon..."

In the News

Clemens vindicated

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, December 14, 2007

The uproar this morning is that Roger Clemens, someone who everyone agrees is one of the best pitchers of all time, is a cheater, a steroids user going back to 1998...

In the News

Seize this moment for a nuke-free world

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Topeka Capital Journal (KS)
Friday, December 14, 2007

The welcome news that U.S. intelligence agencies have disavowed earlier reports that Iran was hell-bent on making nuclear weapons has given the world a breather...

In the News

Non-Proliferation~II

with William J. Perryvia Statesman (India)
Friday, December 14, 2007

Even though India opted to stay out of the NPT, its policies have been consistent with the key provisions of the treaty contained in Articles I, II and VI that apply to the Nuclear Weapon State...

In the News

Conservatives accuse Rudy of fuzzy math

with Michael J. Boskinvia Politico
Friday, December 14, 2007

On the campaign trail, Rudy Giuliani touts the supply-side economics popular among Republicans since Ronald Reagan was president...

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India should help promote democracy: Larry Diamond

with Larry Diamondvia Hindu Times (India)
Friday, December 14, 2007

India should join international efforts to promote democracy, according to Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, United States...

In the News

The Would-be Presidents

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, December 13, 2007

What are we to make of the recent news that adult stem cells can be altered to revert to their embryonic forms for purposes of disease research?

In the News

December 15: Bill of Rights Day

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Mackinac Center for Public Policy (MI)
Thursday, December 13, 2007

As 2007 comes to a close, we will each observe the holidays according to our personal wishes — a precious right won for us by past and present patriots...

In the News

In-House Lawyers Go for All or Nothing in Securities Case

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Recorder (CA)
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Three JDS Uniphase Corp. in-house lawyers and one paralegal had gathered at their company's Milpitas, Calif., headquarters to wait for the verdict, dreading that the jury would put a billion-dollar dagger in the company's heart...

In the News

Mike (Petrilli) on Why Teachers Like Mike (Huckabee)

with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Not only is Republican Mike Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor, endearing himself to a growing mass of voters, but he's gaining the support of a subset of a politically powerful bunch: teachers...

In the News

Jihadism: The Middle East and Beyond

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

In the Algerian capital of Algiers on Tuesday, December 11, two bombs exploded near the United Nations’ offices and Algeria's Constitutional Council offices, killing and wounding scores of people...

In the News

Hentz Awarded Visiting Fellowship at Hoover Institute

with Peter J. Duignanvia Rockbridge Weekly (VA)
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Col. James J. Hentz, head of the Department of International Studies and Political Science at Virginia Military Institute, has been awarded the Duignan Distinguished Visiting Fellowship at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute...

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General John Abizaid

with John Abizaidvia KQED
Monday, December 10, 2007

At 10am, our show sits down with General John Abizaid, the former head of U.S. Central Command who oversaw the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...

In the News

When an Ex-K.G.B. Man Says They’re Out to Get Him..

with Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Monday, December 10, 2007

I called Alexander Litvinenko in London to ask him about poison and the K.G.B., and he was glad to oblige...