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Analysis and Commentary

A reality check on the Iraq Study Group report

by Robert Zelnickvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, December 8, 2006

During the Iran hostage crisis a generation ago, I asked a senior State Department official what he would recommend to extricate the country from its predicament....

Analysis and Commentary

Our Unceasing Ambivalence

by Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Friday, December 8, 2006

Possibly the most confounding feature of the Iraq war, from the very opening of hostilities to the present day, has been the American government's utter failure to define what victory would be in this war...

Analysis and Commentary

Only Connect

by Larry Diamondvia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, December 7, 2006

The Iraq Study Group offers a comprehensive strategy to arrest the slide toward chaos in Iraq...

In the News
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Games Show the Way

with Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, December 8, 2006

Can games be ever more than a bit of fun?

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Ultimately, it's left or right

with Milton Friedmanvia Rocky Mountain News
Friday, December 8, 2006

'Not left or right; right or wrong!"

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Critics Take Luster Off Baker Report

with Shelby Steele, Robert Zelnickvia US News and World Report
Friday, December 8, 2006

In day two of Washington's debate over the Iraqi Study Group's report, the contrast to yesterday's praise is palpable...

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Issue 2 'misuse'

with David R. Hendersonvia Courier
Friday, December 8, 2006

Little did we think that a month after the general election we'd still be writing about it...

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Technophobes and cell phones

with Henry I. Millervia Scripps Howard News Service
Friday, December 8, 2006

Cell phones can ring annoyingly during speeches and cause people to drive like drunks, and there's more bad news on top of that for trial lawyers planning to siphon off some of the wireless industry's billions through liability lawsuits...

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Western sieve

with Hoover Institutionvia World Magazine
Friday, December 8, 2006

This past September, Hamilton College, a private liberal arts school in upstate New York, proudly announced plans to establish a special department for the study of Western civilization...

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Study Questions Role Math, Science Play in Nation’s GDP

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Thursday, December 7, 2006
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Victor Davis Hanson on the ISG report released today

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hugh Hewitt Blog
Thursday, December 7, 2006

Joined now by Victor Davis Hanson, professor of classics, as well as a military historian...

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Almost Everything Today

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, December 7, 2006

Sixty-five years ago today we were attacked at Pearl Harbor...

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Opine

with Richard A. Epsteinvia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, December 7, 2006

This week, Richard Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor in the Law School, is of the opinion...

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Two recent articles on microfinance and the Yunus Nobel Prize

by Kenneth Andersonvia Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog
Thursday, December 7, 2006

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to Muhamad Yunus for his work with Grameen Bank in microfinance this coming Sunday in Oslo...

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Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate, champion of free markets, dies at 94

with Milton Friedman, Gary S. Beckervia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, December 7, 2006

The recent death of Milton Friedman produced an outpouring around the nation and the globe of remembrances and praise for his contributions to economics and government policy...