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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The First Shot in the War on Terrorism

by John B. Taylorvia Echoes (Bloomberg)
Friday, September 9, 2011

I was in a hotel room in Tokyo on Sept. 11, 2001, preparing for negotiations at the Japanese finance ministry. I had just been sworn in as U.S.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Jobs Speech: “And It’s All Paid For”

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, September 8, 2011

The President put himself in a bad position. He heralded his jobs speech for weeks, but he had nothing new to say. He repackaged old ideas the best he could. It is my guess that the voting public will see things as they are...

Analysis and Commentary

A Stale Speech

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Obama must be in a time warp — he thinks the content of his speech is new, or can be made new by more soaring cadences...

Analysis and Commentary

Everything that’s wrong with macroeconomics

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, September 8, 2011

This quote from the New York Times article on the president’s speech, highlights everything wrong with macroeconomics as practiced in the public domain...

Analysis and Commentary

A Speech About Jobs — Namely, the President’s

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, September 8, 2011

For a presidency in love with optics, this was yet another speech more about appearance than results...

Analysis and Commentary

The Making of a Hijacker: The Banal Life and Barbarous Deed of a 9/11 Terrorist

by Fouad Ajamivia New Republic
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Of the 19 young Arabs who struck the United States on September 11, the Lebanese-born Ziad Jarrah, who is thought to have been at the controls of the plane forced down by its heroic passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, has always been of greater interest to me than the others, and for strictly parochial reasons: We were both born in the same country, but two generations apart.

Interviews
Interviews

Fed QE, Bond Market, Obama Speech

with Michael Spencevia Surveillance Midday (Bloomberg Television)
Thursday, September 8, 2011

[Bill Gross] and New York University professor and Nobel laureate Michael Spence speak with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance Midday"...

In the News
In the News

Science & Religion with David Berlinski: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, September 9, 2011
In the News

The Road to 9/11

by Fouad Ajamivia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, September 9, 2011

Ten years after the attacks, we are still in a drawn-out, twilight war with Islamism...