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Analysis and Commentary

More Iraqi Ironies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, July 18, 2008

There is by now only one constant in the entire sad Iraqi saga since the brilliant three-week victory of 2003, and the subsequent violent reconstruction that followed...

Analysis and Commentary

Iraq needs a strong surge of diplomacy

by Larry Diamondvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Iraq’s fundamental problem remains the lack of a broad political agreement on the constitutional shape of the country...

In the News
In the News

Law & Jihad with Andrew McCarthy: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, July 18, 2008

Is there a way to balance war and the “rule of law”?...

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Getting a handle on stagflation

with Michael J. Boskinvia CNN
Friday, July 18, 2008

Sure, inflation is scary, but the real boogeyman in the economy is stagflation...

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Inflation and the Bush Legacy

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke clings to an easy money policy while assuring us that he is keeping an eye on inflation...

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Becker’s pioneering work garners 2008 Bradley Prize

with Gary S. Becker, Victor Davis Hansonvia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Gary Becker, University Professor in Economics and the Graduate School of Business, was one of four individuals to receive a 2008 Bradley Prize last month at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C...

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Concern grows over a fiscal crisis for U.S.

with John Shovenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, July 17, 2008

As the Bush administration proposes backstopping mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a $300 billion line of credit and Congress contemplates another economic stimulus, the question is who will bail out the government?...

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The Vision Vacuum

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Thursday, July 17, 2008

"You're too young to be this cynical, " he said, staring across his desk at me with a perplexed half smile...

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Chicago in the News

with Gary S. Beckervia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, July 17, 2008

The Chronicle’s biweekly column Chicago In the News offers a digest of commentary and quotations by a few of the University faculty members, students and alumni who have been headlining the news in recent weeks...

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Getting it Backwards

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Huffington Post
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Those who dispense anxiety about America's schools have got it all backwards...

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CHI to Host Conversation with George Shultz and Biomedical Industry to Address Healthcare Reform and Income Security

with George P. Shultz, John Shovenvia Business Wire
Thursday, July 17, 2008

California Healthcare Institute: George Shultz, Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, and John Shoven, Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, co-authors of Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security & Health Care Reform, and Hank Nordhoff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gen-Probe Incorporated, as moderator...

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Summer Madness

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, July 17, 2008

So an exasperated Sen. Barbara Boxer screams that the farm-belt senators better support her regional selfishness in opposing California off-shore drilling against the national interest, in the same manner she went along with the ethanol boondoggle...

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An Uncomfortable Conversation about Nukes

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Why are Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, William Perry, and Sam Nunn writing opinion pieces in the Wall Street Journal calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons?...

In the News

Consumer Price Index Report Adds to Economic Woes

with Michael J. Boskinvia NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Rising consumer prices are raising Americans' cost of living, adding to economic woes, according to a new economic report...

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FACTS ON POLICY: Demographics—Hispanics

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Did you Know. . .? Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States...

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Smart Power Speaker Series: Reducing the Global Nuclear Threat

by William J. Perryvia Center for Strategic and International Studies
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) hosted a Smart Power Speaker Series event with former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, who discussed how future administrations should move towards a smarter nuclear policy...

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George Shultz: The Hoover Institution and Nuclear Freedom

by George P. Shultzvia ForaTv
Friday, June 27, 2008

George P. Shultz comments on the philosophy of the Hoover Institution in getting involved in conferences around the world which seek to advance the idea of a world free of nuclear weapons...