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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The politics of immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, January 10, 2008

With the war in Iraq politically on the back burner, illegal immigration is heating up as a campaign issue...

Analysis and Commentary

While America votes, Europe cannot sleep. The to-do list looks like this

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Everyone knows what the United States will be up to this year: electing a new president...

In the News
In the News

The three Rs: Rivalry, Russia and 'Ran

with George P. Shultzvia Asia Times
Friday, January 11, 2008

Year after year the worriers and fretters would come to me with awful predictions of the outbreak of war...

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Obama’s Ascendancy and the Myth of "Racist" America

with Shelby Steelevia FrontPage Magazine
Thursday, January 10, 2008

In the worldview of the American left, there is no article of faith more central than the notion that the United States is today -- and always has been -- infested with racism in every avenue of private and public life...

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Wishful Thinking

with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Osama bin Laden probably does not get home delivery of Parade, but more than 30 million Americans do...

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Schwarzenegger pulls from right, left and center

with Milton Friedmanvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's year-opening speech to the Legislature Tuesday demonstrated once again that California's celebrity chief executive does not fit into any neat and tidy political categories...

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Where the presidential candidates stand on nuclear issues

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

With primary season upon us, the presidential candidates have been busy debating and making policy presentations so that we can begin to glean some ideas of their views on everything from the economy to national defense...

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Midcycle Slowdown, Best Scenario

with Robert E. Hallvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Wall Street has assumed a defensive crouch lately, bracing for recession...

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Slumping stock market may crack U.S. consumer

with Milton Friedmanvia Reuters
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

he stock market may be the deciding factor in whether the U.S. economy tips into a consumer-driven recession this year...

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Substance, not style

with Niall Fergusonvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

It has become a common view among pundits observing the Democratic primary campaign that there isn't a great deal of substantive disagreement between the frontrunners, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, and so the contest between them comes down to a contest of style - more specifically, Obama's style and Clinton's lack thereof - or perhaps, if Andrew Sullivan is right, a tectonic generational conflict...

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Faith and the Presidential Campaign

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The Republican field of presidential candidates and the discussion of religion remind us of the variety of ways Christians might approach political leadership...

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Economist fears 'nasty' recession headed our way this year

with Robert E. Hallvia USA Today
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The USA will likely sink into recession in 2008, and it could be "nasty" if policymakers don't act swiftly, according to a prominent economist...

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UN ambassador talks Middle East peace, policy

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad called the future of the Middle East “the defining issue of our time” in a Dec. 7 speech to approximately 220 audience members at the Law School...