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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Iranian Threat Won't Just Go Away

by Peter Berkowitz, Shmuel Barvia Jerusalem Report
Monday, March 17, 2008

Human beings tend, when faced with equally unacceptable alternatives, to rationalize inaction...

Analysis and Commentary

Mirror, Mirror...

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, March 14, 2008

By now everyone sees what he wishes in Iraq — a disaster of many proportions, a necessary war that will still be won...

In the News
In the News

U.S. National Academy of Engineering studies “grand challenges” for engineering profession

with William J. Perryvia Daily Commercial News (Canada)
Friday, March 14, 2008

The United States National Academy of Engineering has been conducting a fascinating exercise for the last few months...

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The Decline and Fall of Europe: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Friday, March 14, 2008

Prof. Thornton says the U.S. needs to show Europe some tough love, with particular regard to military matters...

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For electorate, race and gender still hard to ignore

with Shelby Steelevia Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Friday, March 14, 2008

Race matters in the fiercely competitive 2008 Democratic presidential primary fight...

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Why Europe Needs to Pony Up

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, March 14, 2008

If Europeans are indulging in a vacation from reality, as Dr. Bruce Thornton contends, then what can the United States do to snap them out of it?

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Fed chairman Ben Bernanke flies to the rescue

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Friday, March 14, 2008

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke spent much of his career studying the Depression ... and now has the chance to practise what he used to preach...

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History and China's Foreign Relations: The Achievements and Contradictions of American Scholarship

with Alice L. Millervia US-China Today
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Can studies of Chinese imperial era foreign affairs help those developing America's policies toward contemporary China?

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Williams Announces Commencement Speakers

with George P. Shultzvia iBerkshires (MA)
Thursday, March 13, 2008

A star, a secretary and a sculptor will speak at Williams College's 219th Commencement on Sunday, June 1...

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Race and the Democrats

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, March 13, 2008

I recently listened to, and read from, various disgusting excerpts of Rev. (“God damn America!”) Wright, the Obama pastor and his Ward Churchill-like “chickens coming home to roost” rhetoric...

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Asian nations cultivate new sense of democracy

with Larry Diamondvia USA Today
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Democracy may be staging a comeback in Asia after voters delivered stunning defeats to authoritarian governments in Malaysia and Pakistan...

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'Houston, we have a problem': Strobe Talbott and George Soros are pleased with all the candidates

with Hoover Institutionvia World Tribune
Thursday, March 13, 2008

It’s not the kind of endorsement that a Republican presidential candidate should welcome...

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Buckley Galvanized Conservatives and Achieved Victory

with Milton Friedmanvia Townhall
Thursday, March 13, 2008

How do we become what we are?

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Ira Glasser Remembers William F. Buckley, Jr.

with George P. Shultz, Milton Friedman, Newt Gingrichvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

It was sometime in the eighties...

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Focus on Issues: The Sources of Anti-Americanism

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Anti-American sentiment continues to persist around the globe...