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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Testing the Limits of the U.N.

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 14, 2006

It’s funny that the abbreviation for the United Nations is U.N. It always makes me think of negatives…

Analysis and Commentary

Israel on the high ground

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 14, 2006

When the Hezbollah initially kidnapped the Israeli soldiers, the event that seems to have sparked the current crisis, I was traveling in Europe with only the International Herald Tribune, CNN, BBC, and some German newscasts available to keep me up to snuff…

Analysis and Commentary

Lessons of Lieberman loss Democrats: Pay attention to the center

by John H. Bunzelvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 13, 2006

It's all too tempting for Democrats to misread the defeat of Joseph Lieberman in Connecticut's Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday as a signal that the further the party ventures from the middle of the political spectrum the better…

Analysis and Commentary

Why no outrage?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, August 13, 2006

When I used to read about the 1930s - the Italian invasion of Abyssinia; the rise of fascism in Italy, Spain and Germany; the appeasement in France and Britain; the murderous duplicity of the Soviet Union; and the racist Japanese murdering in China - I never could quite figure out why, during those bleak years, western Europeans and those in the United States did not speak out and condemn the growing madness, if only to defend the millennia-long promise of Western liberalism…

Analysis and Commentary

What 'studies prove' is what government wants

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Saturday, August 12, 2006

W henever I hear the phrase "studies prove" this or that, it makes me think back to the beginning of my career as an economist at the Labor Department in Washington…

In the News
In the News

Greed widens Katrina's sinkhole

with Thomas Sowellvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, August 14, 2006

"Greed is not the product of one particular economic system, but something that all economic, political and social systems have to cope with one way or the other," asserts economist Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman senior fellow on public policy at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University…