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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Growing Problem of Extra-AUMF Threats

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, September 30, 2010

[The Authorization to Use Military Force] authorizes force only against the “nations, organizations, or persons” connected to the 9/11 attacks...

Analysis and Commentary

From the Unbelievable to the Passé

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, September 30, 2010

From time to time I stop and wonder how the unbelievable can become the accepted. Let me list four arbitrary, but still representative, examples of what I mean...

Analysis and Commentary

The President's misleading deficit attack

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, September 30, 2010

The way the President describes it, Congressional Republicans are the only ones whose policies would make the deficit higher than current law. That’s not true, to the tune of $3.1 trillion over the next decade...

Analysis and Commentary

Thoughts on Al Kandari, the Burden of Proof, and Matt Waxman

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Al Kandari opinion declassified yesterday does not present a particularly interesting fact pattern. The case, however, is deeply interesting in one respect...

Analysis and Commentary

Who should replace Summers?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Thursday, September 30, 2010

[My] choice for the Summers job would be Robert Rubin, one of the most successful of the Clinton advisers, a name long associated with the battle against runaway government spending, who's trusted from Germany to China and a former top dog at Goldman Sachs...

Analysis and Commentary

Kill HQT ASAP

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I felt this way even before this week’s surprise ruling by the (oft-overturned) Ninth Circuit. The court invalidated a Bush Administration-era regulation that allowed Teach For America participants (and other alt cert teachers) to be considered “highly qualified” while they worked toward full state certification...

Interviews
Interviews

George Shultz: The Case for Nuclear Zero

with George P. Shultzvia Ideas in Action
Thursday, September 30, 2010

George Shultz served in four Administrations, serving as an economic advisor to three Presidents before turning his efforts to international relations as Secretary of State for Ronald Reagan at the height of the Cold War...Jim talks with him about his support for eliminating nuclear weapons, and the current state of American politics...

In the News
In the News

The Cheshire Cat Conservative

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 2010

Peter Berkowitz on Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations: A William F. Buckley Jr. Omnibus. by Linda Bridges and Roger Kimball, eds...

In the News

Why School Lunch is “Nasty!”

via Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 2010

Commodity surpluses and policy shortcomings...

In the News

An Orienting Principle for Foreign Policy

by Stephen D. Krasnervia Policy Review
Friday, October 1, 2010

The deficiencies of “Grand Strategy...”

In the News

Thatcher & More with Claire Berlinski: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, October 1, 2010
In the News

‘Superman’ unmasks real education heroes

with Eric Hanushekvia Boston Herald
Friday, October 1, 2010
In the News

Debating Calif.'s 2010 green ballot measures: AB32 and Prop 23

with George P. Shultzvia San Jose Business Journal
Friday, October 1, 2010
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Beyond brinkmanship: A better economic path for the U.S. and China

with Michael Spencevia Washington Post
Friday, October 1, 2010
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San Francisco District Attorney Is Tireless in State Campaign

with Bill Whalenvia New York Times
Thursday, September 30, 2010
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The Austerity Caucus

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Times
Thursday, September 30, 2010
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New film stirs up school debate here

with Williamson M. Eversvia Palo Alto Daily Post
Saturday, September 25, 2010