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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Bin Laden — Ne Requiescat in Pace

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, May 2, 2011

The death of bin Laden is as welcome as it raises strange afterthoughts...

Analysis and Commentary

USDA’s War on Potatoes

by Henry I. Miller, Bruce M. Chassyvia National Review Online
Monday, May 2, 2011

When it comes to food, the government should not dictate our choices...

Analysis and Commentary

OK, Let’s Decline

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, May 1, 2011

We may well decline, and pass on a weaker, more divided, more insolvent and at-risk America to our children. But that is again, entirely a choice, not a fate...

Analysis and Commentary

Keynes and central planning

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Sunday, May 1, 2011

Barkley Rosser at EconoSpeak says John Papola and I have accused Keynes of having “a central plan” in our rap video...There’s only one problem with all this and that’s that the accusation against us is something of a straw man...

Analysis and Commentary

Your AID Dollars At Work

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, April 30, 2011

At a time when USAID is asking American taxpayers to borrow 43 cents of every dollar we spend on foreign assistance, they need to perform an awful lot better than they have in Afghanistan to justify the money we are giving them...

Analysis and Commentary

Our Elite Schools Have Abandoned Military History

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, April 30, 2011

The study of war elucidates some of mankind's noblest virtues and bitterest vices. So why do colleges seem afraid of it...?

Analysis and Commentary

Greider's Ad Hominem

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, April 29, 2011

Examples of clearcut ad hominems, I've found, are rarer than I thought before I started looking for them...But William Greider's argument against Standard & Poor's warning on U.S. government debt is about the cleanest case of an ad hominem I've come across in a while...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Ahmadinejad Islamic Enough for Iran?

by Abbas Milanivia Foreign Policy
Thursday, April 28, 2011

Why the Iranian president's latest fight with the supreme leader could be his last...

Interviews
Interviews

Nobody Puts Condoleezza Rice in a Corner

with Condoleezza Ricevia New York Times Magazine
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Interviews

U.S. sanctions on Syrian 'perpetrators'

with Fouad Ajamivia Situation Room (CNN)
Friday, April 29, 2011

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Prof. Fouad Ajami if the U.S. needs to take further action in Syria...

In the News
In the News

Papola on the Keynes Hayek Rap Videos

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, May 2, 2011
In the News

The Middle East with Michael Totten: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 2, 2011
In the News

For Democracy, Bet on Peas Over Pineapples

with Stephen Haber, Victor Menaldovia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, April 30, 2011
In the News

Condoleezza Rice appears on ‘30 Rock’

with Condoleezza Ricevia Federal Eye (Washington Post)
Friday, April 29, 2011