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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Weird Times, Weirder Election

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 7, 2008

In this weird presidential campaign, almost everything has turned out opposite from what pollsters and pundits predicted...

Analysis and Commentary

A triple whammy of soft power sees the world in thrall to Super Tuesday

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, February 7, 2008

In the early 21st century, American presidential elections have become the political equivalent of the football World Cup...

In the News
In the News

Iranian-Americans Seek Least-Hawkish Candidate

with Abbas Milanivia Inter Press Service (Italy)
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Jaded toward their government back home and cynical of the current U.S. administration and the Republicans they historically supported, a new generation of Iranian-Americans appears to be looking to Barack Obama to bring about change, especially with regards to U.S. foreign policy toward Iran...

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Independents Go Home

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Boise Weekly (Idaho)
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Check out this political mystery: Liberals, aka the Democratic base, are angry...

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Stimulate the Economy or Close the Tax Gap?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

The president and Congress are on the verge of enacting a "stimulus package" in the neighborhood of $150 billion...

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Cold War Leaves Some Chilling Ghosts

with George P. Shultzvia Inter Press Service (Italy)
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

'The Cold War as ancient history', ran a headline in the International Herald Tribune Feb. 4, above an article on how teenagers in the former East Berlin know little about communism...

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Toll road to Vail?

with Thomas Sowellvia Vail Daily News (CO)
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

“Will people pay to drive to Vail?” read the headline Saturday before last in the Vail Daily. Colorado State Sen. Chris Romer has proposed plan to reduce congestion on I-70 by using incentives (tolls, rebates, etc.) to drive on the Interstate between Denver and Vail during peak weekend hours...

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Larry Diamond: The Struggle to Build Free Societies

with Larry Diamondvia ForaTv
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Diamond, a democracy expert and former advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, discusses his new book The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World...