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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Constitutional Moment for American Education?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Review
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Vacation gave me the opportunity to catch up with a bit of early American history, particularly the eventful last two decades of the 18th century...

Analysis and Commentary

Autocracy and the Decline of the Arabs

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 6, 2009

“It made me feel so jealous,” said Abdulmonem Ibrahim, a young Egyptian political activist, of the recent upheaval in Iran. “We are amazed at the organization and speed with which the Iranian movement has been functioning...”

Analysis and Commentary

Western Conquerors or Liberators of Muslims?

by Daniel Pipesvia Danielpipes.org (blog)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

For over two hundred years, Europeans who defeat Muslims militarily then claim they intend to restore, protect, and liberate their new subjects...

Analysis and Commentary

Why shariah must be opposed

by Daniel Pipesvia National Post (Canada)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Those of us who argue against shariah are sometimes asked why Islamic law poses a problem when modern Western societies long ago accommodated Halacha, or Jewish law...

In the News
In the News

Trotsky with Hitchens and Service: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Christopher Hitchens, Robert Servicevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Christopher Hitchens and Robert Service talk about Trotsky’s “moral moments.”...

In the News

Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

with Morris P. Fiorinavia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, August 6, 2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent her chamber home for the summer recess with a list of talking points to respond to constituents' questions about pending health care legislation...

In the News

What to Do When You Don't Know the Answer

with Shelby Steelevia Huffington Post
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

When you don't know the answer to a question, just say you don't know -- as simple as that...

In the News

Reflecting on Thomas Sowell's Observations of National Health Care

with Thomas Sowellvia Associated Content (blog)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

As I have posted on my homepage, my favorite author is Thomas Sowell...

In the News

Notable and Quotable: Peter Berkowitz on the contradictions within conservatism.

by Peter Berkowitz with Peter Berkowitz, Policy Reviewvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Both the quest for purity and the quest for unity [among conservatives] are misguided...

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Huge risks in Iran sanctions

with Abbas Milanivia CNN
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

In a recent congressional hearing, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman called the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act "a sword of Damocles over the Iranians" that will soon come down if President Obama's diplomatic overture did not show signs of success by the fall...