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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Been There, Done That in the Middle East

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 5, 2009

With much fanfare, President Barack Obama announced a new effort to end the endless Israeli-Palestinian struggle—by naming a brand-new Mideast envoy, former senator George Mitchell...

Analysis and Commentary

Translating Rhetoric Into Reality

by Henry I. Millervia American
Thursday, February 5, 2009

The costs of healthcare can be “nation-ruining,” warned outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt...

Analysis and Commentary

Iraq, a war we are winning; Afghanistan, a war we can't win

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

As the Obama administration continues its reviews of Iraq and Afghanistan policy, the president seems committed thus far to fulfilling his campaign promise: withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq and shift them to Afghanistan (as many as 30,000 troops perhaps)...

In the News
In the News

Immigration with Mark Krikorian: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Mark Krikorian describes how mass immigration causes “a serious erosion of sovereignty.”...

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A flight to Hell

with Niall Fergusonvia Fleet Street (UK)
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Today we turn our attention to the world’s most privileged outcasts...

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Pelosi in spotlight during battle over stimulus

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The drama over President Obama's pricey stimulus package has put House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at center stage...

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Change that Won’t Happen . . . Thankfully

with Eric Hanushekvia National Review
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Democrats’ 2008 campaigns, congressional and presidential alike, were all about change...

In the News

Worldview: Word from Davos: Denial

with Niall Fergusonvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

With its stellar cast of political and economic leaders, the World Economic Forum here provides an excellent barometer of the latest economic and political trends...

In the News

Government, FBI, Media Years Behind Understanding Radical Islam

with Daniel Pipesvia Bulletin (PA)
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

You’re about to learn how you can easily be better informed about the threat of radical Islam than the FBI, the U.S. government and most of the media...

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Capitalism should not amount to theft

with Niall Fergusonvia Gulf News (Dubai)
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

When telemarketers call to sell a product, one can hang up or, if one is adventurous, fall into a trap...

In the News

CNBC's Clueless Mark Haines Calls Me "Clueless" on Morning Joe: I Respond

with Niall Fergusonvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

I was on Morning Joe this morning, talking about the bailout...

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The Education Report: 'Slash-and-burn' style of reforming schools

with Diane Ravitchvia Alameda Times-Star (CA)
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

This is a sampling of the Education Report, Katy Murphy's blog on Oakland schools...

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Retired general offers Mideast view

with John Abizaidvia Lawrence Journal-World
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell has what many people would consider a thankless task: taking on a panoply of complex antagonisms that are steeped in history and agitated by religious tensions, ambitions to acquire weapons of mass destruction, disputed land, war, competition for resources, statelessness, ethnic rivalries, terrorism and ideological jockeying for influence...

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Setting a timetable for reprivatisation

with Niall Fergusonvia Spectator (UK)
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Niall Ferguson's article in today's FT may concentrate on the case of US banks, but it contains much food for thought for UK policymakers...

In the News

How Many Bailouts Does One Bank Need?

with Kenneth E. Scottvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

In the beginning there was the bailout: and lo, it was good...

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History a 'creative process,' Norman Naimark says

with Norman M. Naimarkvia Stanford Report
Friday, January 30, 2009

Everyone's heard it: "Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it."...