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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Old 'Not Enough' Excuse

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 25, 2011

The administration still adheres to the logical fallacy that the toxic medicine cannot be proven to be useless or harmful, because there was supposedly never enough of it given. And the proof is that the worsening patient is still not quite dead...

Analysis and Commentary

The Middle East Mess

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Each country in the Middle East poses unique challenges. That said, gender apartheid, religious intolerance, tribalism, dictatorship, statism, and lack of transparency and free expression are widely shared in the region...

Analysis and Commentary

An Easy Way to Calculate the Rising Cost of Schooling

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Information on the cost and performance of [public schools] may be available somewhere else in the vast reaches of the internet, but to quickly access accurate information you have to go to education.com...

Analysis and Commentary

Will Libya Be A Disaster Without Gadhafi?

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The democratic government in Libya may founder — as hopeful revolutionary movements often do — but they are off to a solid start, and they deserve our help...

Analysis and Commentary

As Fed Meets, Two Lessons from 30 Years at Jackson Hole

by John B. Taylorvia Echoes (Bloomberg)
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I attended the first monetary-policy symposium in August 1982, and I plan to be there for the 30th meeting this week. I expect that the Tetons will still be there, but virtually everything else will be different. And there are lessons in those differences...

Analysis and Commentary

The Libyan War Was a Success. But It Won’t Be a Model For Other Wars.

by Josef Joffevia New Republic
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

By all means, let us savor this “splendid little war.” But let’s also keep in mind that it was a piece of good luck, not a model for humanitarianism next time...

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the Bruce Wolf & Dan Proft Show

with Fouad Ajamivia Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft (WLS)
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Fouad Ajami - Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution - joins Bruce and Dan...

Interviews

Commentator on radical Islam visiting Australia

with Daniel Pipesvia Alan Jones Show (2GB - Australia)
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Alan Jones speaks to Daniel Pipes, a commentator on radical Islam who is visiting Australia at the moment...

Interviews

Reviving U.S. Economic Leadership

with Michael Spencevia Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Amid fears of another global recession, investors are focused on U.S. policymakers. Restoring confidence in the world's largest economy will require both national sacrifice and innovation--not more Fed intervention, says CFR's A. Michael Spence...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Top Story with Chris Reed

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Top Story with Chris Reed (KOGO)
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Chris Reed talks about Sacramento and its debate on how to help the National economy...

In the News
In the News

Political Quotient’s with Tim Groseclose: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, August 25, 2011
In the News

Economic Research Institute Created in Hong Kong

with Michael Spencevia New York Times
Thursday, August 25, 2011
In the News

Can Google Make Non-Violence Cool?

by Jessica Sternvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, August 25, 2011

The company’s new ‘think/do tank’ aims to steer youth away from terrorism and gangs...