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Anti-Liberal Zealotry Part I: Our Immoderation

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, September 14, 2018

Our politics increasingly encourages citizens — members of the intellectual and political elite particularly — to take to an extreme the perennial human propensity to take one’s opinions to an extreme. This imperils liberal democracy in America.

The future of the GOP with Richard Nixon
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The Watergate ‘Road Map’ And The Coming Mueller Report

by Stephen Bates, Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, September 14, 2018

According to countless media accounts and President Trump’s own lawyers, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is writing some kind of report on allegations of presidential obstruction of justice. Exactly what sort of report this may be is unclear. But to the extent that Mueller is contemplating a referral to Congress of possible impeachment material, he has two historical models of such documents to draw on.

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The Sweet Spot In California Politics? It Comes With Fries And A Beverage

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, September 13, 2018

While you were merrily spending your August on a well-deserved vacation, here’s how John Cox spent his time: toiling away in the California Division of Motor Vehicle offices.

Andrew Nagorski at the Berlin Wall, early 1990, shortly after it fell
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Andrew Nagorski Interviews Available In The Hoover Library & Archives

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Hoover Institution has acquired an oral history collection of 130 interviews, most of them with major political and cultural figures and dissident activists from Central and Eastern Europe, recorded between 1976 and 2008. Andrew Nagorski, an award-winning journalist and author...

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Lanhee Chen: President Obama’s Revisionist History

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Town Hall Review
Thursday, September 13, 2018
President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail last week, with a strident and wide-ranging rebuke of President Trump and Republicans. He was asking voters to remember “the good old days”—when he was in charge.
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North And South Korea Take America For A Ride

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, September 14, 2018
Typhoon Soulik recently raced towards the Korean Peninsula, but neither Seoul nor Pyongyang are letting the weather — or America — get in the way of a budding Korean romance.
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Russia

featuring Michael McFaulvia Maine Public
Friday, September 14, 2018

Speaking In Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations. The topic is Russia, and the speaker is Ambassador Michael McFaul, who served in that capacity to Russia in from 2009 to 2012.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Andrea Wright Examines Development Of The Oil Industry And Labor On The Arabian Peninsula And Iran

Thursday, September 13, 2018

My research examines the development of the oil industry on the Arabian Peninsula and Iran from 1908 to the present. Using archival and ethnographic materials, I ask how labor relations in the oil industry shaped contemporary understandings of rights, citizenship, and state sovereignty.

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Opinion: What Has Colin Kaepernick Really Sacrificed?

quoting Shelby Steelevia Daily Caller
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Another opening NFL weekend is over, leaving me ambivalent about another upcoming season. Admittedly, part of it stems from the Rams being yanked from my hometown and sent back to Los Angeles. But my ambivalence mostly comes from NFL players still taking a knee during the national anthem and disrespecting the American flag — even if unintentionally.

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Congress: Difficult By Design

quoting Terry M. Moevia National Review
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Daniel Patrick Moynihan once remarked that “the United States is the one nation in the world with a real legislature.” The senator from New York was boasting of our system, but many would take his statement as an indictment.
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Lehman Brothers Collapse: Lessons For India On Rising NPA Problem

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Friday, September 14, 2018

It’s going to be ten years since Lehman Brothers collapse hit the US on September 15, 2008, triggering a financial crisis all across the world. Even though India’s GDP growth posted record numbers in April-June quarter, the macros are exerting pressure. The rupee is in a free-fall, and crude oil prices are surging

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Panelists At A&M’s Bush School Talk China's Political, Economic Shift Under President Xi Jinping

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The Eagle
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Three experts on U.S.-Chinese relations shared concerns and ideas about Chinese president Xi Jinping's leadership on Tuesday at a panel discussion hosted by Texas A&M's Bush School of Government and the Scowcroft Institute.
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Reagan Rides Again In New Bid To Put His Conservative Stamp On Policy

mentioning Kiron K. Skinnervia Washington Examiner
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Ronald Reagan is returning to Washington and his mission is the same one that got him in the Oval Office in 1981 — putting conservative principles to work.