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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunnvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 4, 2007

Nuclear weapons today present tremendous dangers, but also an historic opportunity. U.S. leadership will be required to take the world to the next stage -- to a solid consensus for reversing reliance on nuclear weapons globally as a vital contribution to preventing their proliferation into potentially dangerous hands, and ultimately ending them as a threat to the world.

Analysis and Commentary

A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry with Abraham D. Sofaer, Thomas H. Henriksen, Michael H. Armacost, Martin Anderson, Henry S. Rowen, Sidney D. Drellvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 4, 2007

Nuclear weapons today present tremendous dangers, but also an historic opportunity...

Analysis and Commentary

Today's European Union is 27 states in search of a story

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, January 4, 2007

On New Year's Day, the silent empire expanded again...

Analysis and Commentary

Clones overdue on the menu

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Thursday, January 4, 2007

The FDA's preliminary decision last week to permit the consumption of food from cloned animals is a good one...

Analysis and Commentary

A mighty country's progress and regress

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Project Syndicate
Thursday, January 4, 2007

Fifteen years after the Soviet Union collapsed and split apart, Russia still fits Winston Churchill's characterisation of Stalin's USSR nearly seven decades ago: a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma...

Analysis and Commentary

Watering the grassroots

by David Davenportvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, January 4, 2007

Below the surface of all the big issues facing California -- education, prisons, transportation, immigration, political reform -- lies the disturbing reality that the grassroots of citizen political involvement are drying up...

Analysis and Commentary

A War of Endurance

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, January 4, 2007

As we begin a new year, with a new Congress being sworn in Thursday, it's a good time to take stock of the "global war on terror..."

In the News
In the News

Seymour Lipset, 84, Dean of Political Sociology

with Seymour Martin Lipsetvia New York Sun
Thursday, January 4, 2007

Seymour Martin Lipset, who died Monday at 84, was among the most important sociologists of his generation and the author or editor of 50 books, many of them concerned with democracy and American exceptionalism...

In the News

Military Solutions?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

There is often voiced pessimism about our current military, to such a degree that it is termed broken or exhausted...

In the News

Hoover Senior Fellow Seymour Martin Lipset Dies

with Seymour Martin Lipset, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Seymour Martin Lipset, a renowned political sociologist who was also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of public policy emeritus at George Mason University, died December 31, 2006, in Arlington, Virginia...

In the News

Enigmatic Brown poses risk for business, observers say

with Bill Whalenvia Legal Newsline
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Incoming California Attorney General Jerry Brown will most likely, it seems, be Jerry Brown...

In the News

Liberal Bias in Campus Journalism: The Collegiate Network

with Tod Lindberg, Policy Reviewvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

It's almost become a worn-out cliche' that most journalists exhibit a liberal-left bias in their reportage...

In the News

Do the math: U.S. companies face shortage of technical talent

with Milton Friedmanvia Knowledge W.P. Carey
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Bill Swanson shakes his head as he repeats the numbers: last year colleges and universities in China churned out 500,000 engineers, according to a National Academy of Sciences study...

In the News

Charitable Foundations and Their Effects

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, January 1, 2007

The United States gives more generous tax deductions when individuals set up charitable trusts than do many other countries in Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere...