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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Rupert

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Forbes
Monday, December 8, 2008

We all know the narrative...

Analysis and Commentary

Back to the past

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, December 7, 2008

For three days, Islamist gunmen nearly shut down Mumbai, the financial center of India...

In the News
In the News

Paul Volcker is back, and he warns of tough times ahead

with David R. Hendersonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, December 8, 2008

Volcker has been chosen by President-elect Barack Obama as a special economic advisor...

In the News

What’s Ahead

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, December 7, 2008

Obama Hot Spots...

In the News

Obama Assembles an Ivy-Tinged League

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Washington Post
Sunday, December 7, 2008

Barack Obama's chief economic adviser was one of the youngest people to be tenured at Harvard and later became its president...

In the News

Obama Picks Shinseki to Lead Veterans Affairs

with Kori Schakevia Washington Post
Sunday, December 7, 2008

President-elect Barack introduced retired Army Gen. Eric K. Shinseki as his nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, bringing to his Cabinet a career military officer best known for running afoul of the Bush administration by questioning the Pentagon's Iraq war strategy...

In the News

Pearl Harbor Day 2008

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Sunday, December 7, 2008

The day after the devastating Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt addressed the Congress with his eloquent speech requesting a declaration of war...

In the News

Central Bank Confidence in Taming the Business Cycle: A Grand Illusion?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, December 7, 2008

For many years economists and central bankers have congratulated themselves on the remarkable stability of US economy...

In the News

Critics doubt stimulus will 'jolt' economy

with John F. Coganvia Works and Days
Sunday, December 7, 2008

Top economists say that President-elect Barack Obama's plan to jump-start the economy with a big spending program to rebuild the nation's infrastructure, among other initiatives, is doomed to fail, because of the long time such projects need to inject money into America's economic bloodstream...

In the News

New Papers Offer Lens on Reagan Era

with Annelise Anderson, Martin Andersonvia New York Times
Saturday, December 6, 2008

In the vast, cool basement of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library here, Jennifer Mandel held up a hand-drawn map of the United States from the late 1970s...

In the News

Jeb Bush, the Outstanding Governor of This Decade, Should Run for Senate

with Peter M. Robinsonvia US News and World Report
Friday, December 5, 2008

Florida Sen. Mel Martinez's surprising decision not to run for re-election in 2010 has led former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to seriously consider running for the seat...

In the News

Intentions and Opposite Results in Iraq

with Larry Diamondvia New York Times
Thursday, December 4, 2008

In his compelling new book the scholar and former diplomat Peter W. Galbraith not only reminds us that the Iraq war has been a costly, bungled operation, but he also argues that the war has had the opposite effect of virtually everything that President Bush and his administration promised the American public it would have...