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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Rise of the Putin Doctrine

by Josef Joffevia Newsweek
Monday, September 1, 2008

True, Georgia's Mikheil Saakashvili is not a very smart president...

Analysis and Commentary

Farewell, NATO

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 28, 2008

When I was growing up in the 1960s, we had a majestic Santa Rosa plum orchard on my family’s farm...

In the News
In the News

Rethinking Racial Progress

with Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 28, 2008

When Sen. Barack Obama delivers his acceptance speech Thursday -- on the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech -- he will cap a journey that seemed unlikely 25 years ago...

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The Great Depression with Amity Shlaes: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Shlaes describes how the New Dealers of the 1920s and 1930s were greatly influenced by the Soviet Union and Mussolini’s Italy...

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Diplomats Court Obama Foreign Policy Team at Denver Convention

with William J. Perryvia Bloomberg
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Oman's ambassador to the U.S., Hunaina bint Sultan bin Ahmad al-Mughairi, was doing some serious mingling among the Democratic foreign policy elite at the Denver Art Museum...

In the News

The most trusted man in America?

with Philip Bobbittvia BBC News
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The US presidential election is a deadly serious business, as the party conventions amply illustrate...

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Columnist Thomas Sowell Writes About Getting Impersonated on the Web

with Thomas Sowellvia Editor and Publisher
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Creators Syndicate columnist Thomas Sowell has written about his experience having a piece wrongly attributed to him on the Web...

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Perry: Obama 'a very good judge of people'

with William J. Perryvia MSNBC
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Former Defense Secretary William Perry tells NBC’s Ann Curry he believes Barack Obama has the right people and the 'right plan' for ending the war in Iraq...

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On the necessity for think tanks

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Day (Nigeria)
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Viennese academic, Wolfgang Stolper, was one of the first Western economists to serve as an adviser to the Nigerian government...

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Conventional Nights

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Let us hope that the Republicans avoid the teary-eyed, drippy stories that almost all these Democratic speakers insist on inflicting on us: in this Oprah world, one would think that there is mass starvation, depression, and general mayhem...

In the News

DNC Dispatch: Obama, the Democrats, and National Security

with William J. Perryvia UN Dispatch
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The last year in which the public trusted the Democratic party more than the Repulican Party on the issue of national security was 1967...

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Count Every Vote, But not Every Voter

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The U.S. Census Bureau publishes estimates of voter registration and turnout in its Current Population Survey following each presidential and off-year Congressional election...

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Chicago Braces for a School Boycott

with Eric Hanushekvia Time Magazine Online
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Paul Perry is fed up with Chicago's public schools...

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Democratic Convention diary

with William J. Perryvia BBC News
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Democratic Party super-delegate Connie Borde joins the BBC's Max Deveson and Jennifer Copestake to report on the drama, tension and razzmatazz of this week's Democratic Convention...