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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why Germany Is Leading From Behind

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 4, 2011

Angela Merkel's uncertain trumpet in the great euro crisis reflects her country's history, and a new kind of politics in the West...

Analysis and Commentary

Sinister Times And What to Do

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 4, 2011

Threats have multiplied with the growth of the modern state, staggering military firepower and terrorists' access to lethal technology...

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Analysis and Commentary

Middle Powers Can Punch Above Their Weight

by Jongryn Mo, Andrew Coopervia Wall Street Journal Asia
Friday, November 4, 2011

Korea, Australia, Indonesia and others should remind the 'big boys' at the G-20 of the benefits of liberalism...

Analysis and Commentary

Give ’Em Hell, Barry

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, November 4, 2011

The new model for Obama: Truman vs. the “do-nothing Congress”...

Analysis and Commentary

The Palestinian End Run

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Friday, November 4, 2011

The U.S. is right to oppose this end-run by vetoing it in the Security Council, voting against it elsewhere, and declining further funding to bodies that give into it...

Analysis and Commentary

Catch-22 Alive and Well in the SDNY Too

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, November 3, 2011

There’s an itty-bitty problem with [New York Times Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal's] show-stopper of an argument against military trials...

Analysis and Commentary

If Obama Were Serious About Stimulating The Economy, Regulatory Reform Would Make A Difference

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Instead, we have gotten (and are getting) profligate spending and wasteful, unscientific, nanny-state policies that inhibit innovation, discourage R&D, blunt wealth creation and kill jobs...

Interviews
Interviews

Political Culture with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 4, 2011

Thomas Sowell gives his reaction to President Obama and the current Republican presidential candidates...

Interviews

Edward Lazear on U.S. Economy, Europe Debt Crisis

with Edward Paul Lazearvia In the Loop (Bloomberg Television)
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Edward Lazear, a professor at Stanford University and former economic adviser to President George W. Bush, discusses the European sovereign debt crisis and the U.S. economy...

Interviews

Rice: Iraq not an ally of Iran

with Condoleezza Ricevia Situation Room (CNN)
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Condoleezza Rice says Iraq is not becoming an ally of Iran and also offers insight on how to handle Iran's nuclear plans...

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice on the Late Show

with Condoleezza Ricevia Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The former Secretary of State recalls the surreal way that 9/11 ended for her...

Interviews

Condi Rice Talks Freedom, War, Working For Bush

with Condoleezza Ricevia Tell Me More (NPR)
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

In her new memoir No Higher Honor, [Former Secretary of State Rice] defends and explains Bush's decision to engage in war in Iraq, and shares how her work took a toll on her personal life...

Interviews

Bruce Thornton on Nothing But Truth

with Bruce Thorntonvia Nothing But Truth (American Family Radio Network)
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

[Interview begins around 12:00]...

In the News
In the News

Wanted: More Judicial Activism!

by James Huffmanvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, November 4, 2011

Our disengaged judiciary is failing to protect the liberties of Americans...

In the News

Conformity for diversity’s sake

with Michael McConnellvia Washington Post
Wednesday, November 2, 2011