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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Exploiting Obama's Foreign Policy Retreat

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 5, 2013

'We are extremely disappointed," the White House press secretary said after Moscow granted asylum to fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden. A nice understatement.

Analysis and Commentary

Bipartisan Health Reform That Works

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Politico
Monday, August 5, 2013

The debate over health-care policy has become so polarized that it’s hard to see how progress on any new reforms can be possible. But here’s a health-care reform that can attract bipartisan support: transparency in price and quality information. Recently, the high prices that some health-care providers charge — and their role in driving...

Analysis and Commentary

The Caravan: An Islamist Moment?

by Reuel Marc Gerechtvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, August 5, 2013

Fifty years ago, the historian Elizabeth Monroe published a beautifully written book with a dismissive title:  Britain’s Moment in the Middle East, 1914-1956.  Although one can quibble with the description—the Britis

Analysis and Commentary

Technological Change and Natural Resource Prices

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, August 5, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Campaign 2014: Life on Wisteria Lane

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, August 4, 2013

In politics, as in life, timing’s everything.

Analysis and Commentary

Crawling Along

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, August 3, 2013

It wasn’t any fun updating my charts this morning with the new data released this week.  None of the charts looked better and some looked worse. The EKG chart showing real GDP growth quarter-by-qua...

Analysis and Commentary

Putin the Predictable: Guest Snowden

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, August 2, 2013

  It takes no savvy to know what Vladimir Putin will do next. Putin (Vova  or VVP, as he is known by Russians) can be counted on to do exactly what his declared “enemy” – the United States – does not want him to do.  He will do so, moreover, unadorned [...]

Analysis and Commentary

Victory or Death: The Muslim Brotherhood in the Trenches

by Samuel Tadrosvia Current Trends in Islamist Ideology
Friday, August 2, 2013







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Interviews
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on Political Capital with Al Hunt (17:54)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Friday, August 2, 2013

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about overhauling the U.S. tax code for individuals and corporations. Bloomberg's Rich Miller and Julianna Goldman discuss today's U.S. jobs report for July and the outlook for budget negotiations. Commentators Lanhee Chen and Margaret Carlson talk about U.S. national security and Larry Summers as a possible nominee for Federal Reserve chairman. (Source: Bloomberg)

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal

with Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal Live
Friday, August 2, 2013

Wall Street Journal Video includes original programming on-demand as well as news and features from reporters across the globe.

In the News
In the News

Pindyck on Climate Change

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 5, 2013

Robert Pindyck of MIT talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the challenges of global warming for policy makers. Pindyck argues that while there is little doubt about the existence of human-caused global warming via carbon emissions, there is...

In the News

A Plan to Avert the Pension Crisis

with Joshua D. Rauhvia New York Times
Sunday, August 4, 2013

Washington should create a public employee pension reform program that serves as an insurance agency.