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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Baker-Hamilton's fine print: Stay in Iraq

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, December 11, 2006

'Persuasion involves both incentives and penalties," Henry Kissinger once remarked...

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Analysis and Commentary

Creating a Corporation Is a Registration Process

by Robert Hessenvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, December 11, 2006

John F. Prusiecki's rebuttal to Henry G. Manne's views on corporations (Letters, Dec. 1) contains several serious factual errors...

Analysis and Commentary

UN-Appetizing Food Regulations?

by Henry I. Miller with Milton Friedmanvia LegalNews.tv
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Barely a week after my Hoover Institution colleague economist Milton Friedman passed away last month, I had a stark first-hand reminder of the wisdom of his limited-government, libertarian views...

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Lonely

by Josef Joffevia New York Times Book Review
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Is the United Nations boring and irrelevant?

In the News
In the News

Boudreaux on Law and Legislation and Liberty

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, December 11, 2006

The latest episode of EconTalk is this conversation with my co-host here at Cafe Hayek, Don Boudreaux, on the distinction between law and legislation...

In the News

Despite Its $168 Billion Budget, The Army Faces a Cash Crunch

with Hoover Digest, William C. Hixvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, December 11, 2006

With just six weeks before they leave for Iraq, the 3,500 soldiers from the Third Infantry Division's First Brigade should be learning about Ramadi, the insurgent stronghold where they will spend a year...

In the News

The Autumn of our Discontent

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, December 10, 2006

The pundits and politicians on the East Coast have really lost it, declaring the war in Iraq now over and lost—even as 140,000 American soldiers are not only still in the field, but fighting in the belief that they can and will win, and that such a victory leading to a stable government in Iraq will enrich millions in the region and make us safer at home...

In the News

Iraq 2013

with Niall Fergusonvia New York Times Magazine
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Scholars and diplomats who have closely studied civil wars describe them almost as forces of nature, grinding on until the parties exhaust themselves, shredding bonds that cannot be stitched back together even long years after the killing stops...

In the News

No room at the inn - or anywhere else

with Dinesh D’Souzavia Daily News
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Anyone who doubts that there is a relentless assault on Christmas should visit the Catholic League Web site and check out our Christmas Watch program...

In the News

Finding Peace With Honor In Iraq

with Niall Fergusonvia CBS News
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Americans like their wars to end with the enemy's complete, like with Japan aboard the Battleship Missouri in World War II...

In the News

Hefty tomes to boost the brain, astound the eye

with Diane Ravitchvia Seattle Times
Sunday, December 10, 2006

Stumped over what to give Aunt Meg for Christmas?

In the News

Spectactularly wrong predictions in a tough war

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Kansas City Star
Sunday, December 10, 2006

A local Kansas City newspaper recently reprinted some of the predictions on Iraq offered in this space over the last three years...

In the News

When an Ex-K.G.B. Man Says They’re Out to Get Him...

with Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Sunday, December 10, 2006

I called Alexander Litvinenko in London to ask him about poison and the K.G.B., and he was glad to oblige...

In the News

Big names, big dollars in Bush library bid

with Hoover Institutionvia Houston Chronicle
Sunday, December 10, 2006

For a president, it's a place where his legacy is polished and set on display for posterity...

In the News

Should Democracies Unite?

with Tod Lindberg, Policy Reviewvia America Abroad
Sunday, December 10, 2006

OK. We’re going to try something different here at America Abroad...

In the News

Sowell countered socialist liberalism

with Thomas Sowellvia Sun-Sentinel
Saturday, December 9, 2006

Your deletion of Thomas Sowell from your editorial pages is a terrible loss...

In the News

Things Fall Apart: No Child Left Behind Self-Destructs

with Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Huffington Post
Saturday, December 9, 2006

For the record, my first anti-No Child Left Behind (NCLB) article was commissioned by Newsday in late 2000 and published January 28, 2001...

In the News

Wish List for November 2008

with Thomas Sowell, Dinesh D’Souzavia National Ledger
Friday, December 8, 2006

Every once in a while (and don't tell me you haven't done this yourself) I allow my mind to drift off into fantasy-land for a brief period of time, where I begin to envision what this great nation of ours would be like if the most qualified and intelligent people around actually held positions of authority in our government...

In the News

Former UN ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick dies at 80

with George P. Shultzvia Reuters
Friday, December 8, 2006

Jeane Kirkpatrick, a leading player in former President Ronald Reagan's conservative foreign policy as ambassador to the United Nations, has died at the age of 80...