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Analysis and Commentary

Studying the War

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, December 7, 2006

In the wake of the release of the Iraq Study Group’s report, National Review Online asked a group of experts What does the Iraq Study Group’s report change, if anything?

Analysis and Commentary

Our Pearl Harbor

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 7, 2006

On Dec. 7, 1941 - 65 years ago this week - pilots from a Japanese carrier force bombed Pearl Harbor...

Analysis and Commentary

The BBC is worth every penny, but this elephant must tread carefully

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 7, 2006

In the next few weeks, the government will decide how much British viewers will pay for the BBC over the next seven years...

Analysis and Commentary

Agbiotech Evolution Needs A Regulatory Revolution

by Henry I. Millervia ISB News Report
Friday, December 1, 2006

The application of recombinant DNA technology, or gene splicing, to agriculture and food production, once highly touted as having huge public health and commercial potential, has been paradoxically disappointing...

In the News
In the News

Foner Baloney

with Milton Friedmanvia American Spectator
Thursday, December 7, 2006

There are certain questions frequently asked of eminent minds in public that must be avoided lest that eminence reveal himself to be a moron or at least moronic in certain areas of intellectual endeavor...

In the News

Pearl Harbor Day 2006

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Thursday, December 7, 2006

The day after the devastating Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt addressed the Congress with his eloquent speech requesting a declaration of war...

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Counterterrorism, integration of Islam in Europe

with Niall Fergusonvia Spero News
Thursday, December 7, 2006

Samuel Huntington’s theory of a global confrontation between Islam and “the West” is particularly attractive in Europe, where problems with Islamic minorities are regarded as local skirmishes in an international struggle at the heart of which lie values, symbols, and identity, and where conflicts over what to do with Muslims have reopened old debates about the position of religion in society and created unlikely political alliances...

In the News

Iraq Survey Group report released

with Larry Diamondvia World Today
Thursday, December 7, 2006

But first to the damning US report on the failure of the war in Iraq and the grim assessment of how Washington might go about extracting itself...

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State economic growth rate expected to slow

with John B. Taylorvia East Valley Tribune (AZ)
Thursday, December 7, 2006

The good news: Arizona’s economy will continue to grow next year...

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Diversity hoax exposed

with Dinesh D’Souzavia Spero News
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

The secular crusaders who want to neuter Christmas say ad nauseam that the reason why we have to give more attention to holidays other than Christmas is due to the increasingly diverse composition of our nation and the world...

In the News

The Conservative Movement: Suggested Organizations and Websites

with Thomas Sowellvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Decided that you want to become more active in the conservative movement?

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Iraq Study Group confirms 'grave and deteriorating' situation, rough road ahead

with Edwin Meese IIIvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Naked reality came crashing down on the Bush administration Wednesday as the long awaited Iraq Study Group issued recommendations that amount to a last-ditch effort to stave off a "catastrophe" in Iraq and the Middle East...

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U.S. economic forecast for 2007: cooling off but no recession

with John B. Taylorvia Knowledge W.P. Carey
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

The economy will cool off because of a slowing housing market and rising energy prices but will experience a soft adjustment and modest growth in 2007, according to two speakers at the 43rd Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon, co-sponsored Dec. 6 in Phoenix by the W. P. Carey School's Department of Economics and Chase...

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Congress Takes Up Trade, Taxes, Abortion

with Milton Friedmanvia Associated Press
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

In the final hours of Republican rule, the Senate on Wednesday put forward an all-purpose bill covering everything from normalized trade with Vietnam and tax breaks for millions of taxpayers to an expansion of offshore oil drilling...