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'Refusenik': Resilient spirits survived the Soviet Union

with George P. Shultzvia Chicago Tribune
Friday, June 20, 2008

Laura Bialis' powerful, stirring and comprehensive documentary "Refusenik" charts the long battle of Soviet Jews to win the right to leave their oppressive country...

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Nationalization, here we come, &c.

with George P. Shultzvia National Review Online
Friday, June 20, 2008

Some years ago, I interviewed Phil Gramm (maybe my favorite interview subject in politics)...

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War Policy with Douglas Feith: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, June 20, 2008

Is the U.S. equipped to deal with national-security problems around the world?...

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US 'making progress' against SE Asia terrorism

with William J. Perryvia ABC Online (Australia)
Thursday, June 19, 2008

It wasn't long ago that the Bush administration considered parts of South-East Asia, particularly the Philippines, as dangerous havens for terrorists, but as the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice plans a trip to Asia later this month she has been praising counter-terrorism efforts in the region...

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McCain Presented With Legislative Proposal For School Choice

with Milton Friedman, Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Five Towns Jewish Times (NY)
Thursday, June 19, 2008

The Courier-Post Online (of New Jersey) captured the moment...

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New world orders?

with Philip Bobbitt, Niall Fergusonvia New Statesman (UK)
Thursday, June 19, 2008

With "war on terror" nearly seven years old, Philip Bobbitt, a distinguished US academic and former policymaker, has written a big book that attempts to reframe the way we think about terrorism and our response to it...

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Brain stuff

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 19, 2008

This is an amazing 18 minute talk by neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor talking about the stroke she had...

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Obama calls for Nuremberg-like trial if bin Laden is caught

with William J. Perryvia Boston Globe
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Democrat Barack Obama said yesterday he would bring Osama bin Laden to justice in a way that wouldn't allow the Sept. 11 mastermind to become a martyr...

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Gaza's Ceasefire; Suing OPEC; and the Olympics.

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, June 19, 2008

A selection of op-eds and editorials from the U.S. and around the world...

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Obama's Foreign Policy Team Does Not Represent Change

with William J. Perryvia Huffington Post
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Obama is the candidate of change, new beginnings, new blood...

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Egalitarian?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Dew-Becker and Gordon write (HT: Arnold Kling):...

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Saddam papers come to Bay Area

with Hoover Institution, Richard Sousavia ABC 7 News (CA)
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A car bomb ripped through Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 51 people...

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Saddam Hussein’s papers, along with controversy, find a temporary home with the Hoover Institution

with Hoover Institution, Richard Sousavia Stanford News Service
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

After five years of storage in a Baghdad home and a U.S. government facility, millions of records from Saddam Hussein's regime may soon be available for review at the Hoover Institution...

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Facts on Policy

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Institution
Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Did you know. . . The percentage of agricultural jobs in the United States fell from 36 percent in 1900 to 2 percent today...