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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Being John McCain

by George P. Shultzvia National Review Online
Friday, October 5, 2007

Today the lives of all Americans are affected in countless ways by forces and events from abroad — seemingly beyond our control...

Analysis and Commentary

Dumbing Education Down

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 5, 2007

President George W. Bush's signature education reform -- the No Child Left Behind Act -- is coming in for a close inspection in Congress...

In the News
In the News

Jamal Mecklai: Will the strong Re derail `the Big I`?*

with Milton Friedmanvia Business Standard
Friday, October 5, 2007

To the contrary, the strengthening rupee and, more importantly, the fact that the RBI and government decision-making are being forced to cede ground to the market will result in much more efficient (=market-determined) resource allocation in India...

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European Missile Defense: The Technological Basis of Russian Concerns

with Hoover Institutionvia Arms Control Today
Friday, October 5, 2007

The Bush administration is proposing to deploy a missile defense that it claims would protect most of Europe and the continental United States against potential long-range ballistic missile attacks from Iran...

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West Hills Community College District marks 75 years

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, October 5, 2007

West Hills College has come a long way since Dixie Welborn was one of four graduates in 1947...

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A nuclear-free world

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Boston Globe
Friday, October 5, 2007

Should the United States aim to achieve a world free of all nuclear weapons?

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Global Agenda: Debased and debauched

with Milton Friedmanvia Jerusalem Post
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Debasement and debauchery have a lot in common...

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State ranks above average in WASL "proficiency" definition

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Seattle Times
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Last week, the results of a national test called the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that Washington fourth- and eighth-graders score above average compared to their counterparts in other states...

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Senate discusses concerns with new endowed fund

with Hoover Institutionvia Inside Illinois (University of Illinois)
Thursday, October 4, 2007

The Urbana-Champaign Senate’s first meeting of the academic year, held Oct. 1, and its annual meeting of the faculty on Sept. 24 were largely devoted to discussion of faculty members’ concerns about the Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government Fund, an endowment established in the UI Foundation...

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How Different Are the Top Three Dems?

with George P. Shultzvia Nation
Thursday, October 4, 2007

The other night I got an irate e-mail from an old acquaintance on the left...

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Forever at the Crossroads

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Weekly Standard
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Later this month, officials from Canada and the Netherlands plan to lobby their NATO counterparts to do more in Afghanistan...

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Health Insurance II: Trends and Characteristics of the Uninsured

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

14.8 percent of the total U.S. population is uninsured...

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Health Insurance II: Trends and Characteristics of the Uninsured

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

14.8 percent of the total U.S. population is uninsured...