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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Robert Redford, Step Aside

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 14, 2008

In these uncertain times, the relatively new Sen. Barack Obama has become America’s “change” candidate...

Analysis and Commentary

To strengthen Miliband's case for democracy, drop Iraq, add Europe

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, February 14, 2008

This week David Miliband gave an excellent speech explaining why the promotion of democracy is too important a business to be left to American neocons...

Analysis and Commentary

Trial by Fire

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Thursday, February 14, 2008

At long last, one way or another we're about to learn a great deal about military commissions...

Analysis and Commentary

Medvedev Should Move Beyond Autocracy

by Michael McFaulvia Energy Tribune
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

In December, Vladimir Putin ended the mystery about his successor...

In the News
In the News

Inside Politics

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Washington Times
Thursday, February 14, 2008

"No one can quite decide (the polls favor Obama) whether Clinton or Obama is the tougher opponent for McCain..."

In the News

The Economy According to Taylor and Judd: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with John B. Taylor, Kenneth L. Juddvia National Review Online
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Hot-button economic issues for the 2008 campaign season include trade deficits, a weak dollar, and high household and federal debt...

In the News

In search of a scenario

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Thursday, February 14, 2008

It's too early for conservatives to kiss and make up with John McCain, Valentine's Day or not...

In the News

The Voucher Band-Aid

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Thursday, February 14, 2008

U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings says school vouchers are "an idea whose time has come..."

In the News

KQED Forum: Larry Diamond

with Larry Diamondvia KQED
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Larry Diamond feels that democracies around the world are faltering...

In the News

'Great Inflation' sheds light on current situation

with Milton Friedmanvia Idaho Statesman
Thursday, February 14, 2008

To better understand the U.S. economy now, read history rather than economics or Wall Street punditry...

In the News

Free Trade and the Greenback

by Peter M. Robinson with John B. Taylor, Kenneth L. Juddvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Today, part four of the Uncommon Knowledge interview with economists John Taylor and Ken Judd, to whom I read an excerpt from a column by one Patrick J. Buchanan...

In the News

A Four-Star Event

with John Abizaidvia Connect2 OWU
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

For more than three years, U.S. Army General John P. Abizaid, now retired, oversaw 250,000 U.S. troops serving in 27 countries overseas, including Iraq and Afghanistan...

In the News

Lee's inauguration to draw 180 foreign dignitaries

with William J. Perryvia Korean Overseas News Service
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and about 180 other foreign dignitaries are to attend President-elect Lee Myung-bak’s inaugural ceremony on Feb. 25, officials at Lee’s transition team said Wednesday (Feb. 13)...

In the News

Can American Democracy Recover?

by Larry Diamondvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

With the election sweeps last night by Barack Obama and John McCain, the most pro-reform candidates in each party are headed toward the presidential nominations...

In the News

The great voucher debate

with Milton Friedmanvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

David, you may refer to vouchers as an "ivory tower idea," but in practice vouchers are alive and well in the United States, bringing educational hope to thousands of students trapped in poorly performing schools...