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The 'Don't Miss' List

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Downtown
Monday, October 16, 2006

After a summer hiatus, the Los Angeles World Affairs Council is tackling global issues with a fury this fall, offering a jam-packed roster of almost weekly appearances by high-profile speakers...

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How many times must a man look (it) up?

with Diane Ravitchvia Boston Globe
Sunday, October 15, 2006

So many language rumors, so little time to check them out…

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China's New Leftist

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Sunday, October 15, 2006

One day earlier this year I met Wang Hui at the Thinker’s Cafe near Tsinghua University in Bejing, where he teaches…

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Another election, another aid fight

with Eric Hanushekvia Nashua Telegraph
Sunday, October 15, 2006

New Hampshire has had four elections since the state Supreme Court turned the method of paying for public schools on its head…

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A Conversation With John Kerry

with George P. Shultz, Condoleezza Ricevia Washington Post
Sunday, October 15, 2006

In the months before the 2004 presidential election, The Washington Post's Bob Woodward sought to interview Sen. John F. Kerry, the Democratic nominee, about how he might have conducted foreign policy in the 18 months between Sept. 11, 2001, and the invasion of Iraq in March 2003…

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Economists weigh Prop. 87 arguments: Those on both sides of oil-tax measure stretching to make case about effects on production, revenue

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, October 15, 2006

If there's one thing economists hate, it's a political ad making questionable claims about finance…

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Preliminary Samples Hint at North Korean Nuclear Test

with Sidney D. Drellvia New York Times
Saturday, October 14, 2006

With the United Nations preparing to vote on whether to impose harsh sanctions on North Korea, American intelligence officials said Friday evening that they had found new evidence that the country detonated a nuclear bomb deep inside a mountain in its desolate northern territory…

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Distinguished alumni, scholars discuss hot-button issues in lively forum

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Stanford Report
Saturday, October 14, 2006

The North Korean nuclear crisis, the threat of a global pandemic and Stanford’s role in educating the next generation of leaders were among the topics broached in a lively Oct. 14 forum moderated by veteran newsman Ted Koppel…

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U.K. General Downplays Withdrawal Comments

with Larry Diamond, Abraham D. Sofaervia ABC 7 News (CA)
Friday, October 13, 2006

Britain's top general is backing away from statements he made about pulling his troops out of Iraq. General Richard Dannat now says he was misquoted when he told a London newspaper that British troops are exacerbating security problems and should be pulled out soon…