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Ban torture for security's sake, coalition tells Bush

with George P. Shultzvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, June 27, 2008

A bipartisan coalition of elder statesmen, military and national security honchos, and religious leaders is calling on the president to return to pre-9/11 standards for the treatment of prisoners...

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Alcatraz has a hold on visiting ambassadors

with Hoover Institutionvia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, June 27, 2008

The world's greatest diplomats went to the world's most famous penitentiary Thursday and did, diplomatically, what every other Alcatraz visitor does - bought T-shirts, locked themselves into cells and snapped pictures of themselves staring through steel bars...

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Addressing the Global Food Crisis

with Henry I. Millervia Heritage Foundation
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Prices for corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, and other food staples have risen sharply over the past year...

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Commentary: Suez and Hungary redux

with John Abizaidvia United Press International
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Israel's message to its only ally, the United States, was quite clear...

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Are Congressional Democrats Leading Us to War with Iran?

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Huffington Post
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Until recently, the power struggle within the Bush administration over whether to attack Iran seemed to be going badly for the hawks...

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Grim expectations

with Milton Friedman, John B. Taylorvia Economist
Thursday, June 26, 2008

IN 2002 John Taylor, a well-known monetary theorist, gave a speech in honour of Milton Friedman, the great economist who died in 2006...

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Obama Flips On Big Issues, But No Flop Yet

with Bill Whalenvia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, June 26, 2008

A mere three weeks after the primary season, Barack Obama's supporters and critics alike are charging him with multiple back-flips...

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Ex-Cabinet Members Press Bush to Ban Torture

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia ABC News
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Turning up the volume on the heated debate over the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, a bipartisan group of former cabinet members, military leaders and religious leaders released a signed statement Wednesday calling on President Bush to ban torture...

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Recession statistics

with Thomas Sowellvia Daily Breeze (CA)
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Our hunch is that you didn't celebrate all that much at the news last week from UCLA's Anderson economic forecast: No recession for California this year...

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Diplomats to visit Hoover, hear Shultz on Friday

with George P. Shultzvia Palo Alto Online
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The Hoover Institution at Stanford will host diplomats from around the world on Friday morning to hear a lecture from former Secretary of State George P. Shultz...