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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Missing Our Moment in Iran

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Last month, hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets to protest a rigged presidential election...

Analysis and Commentary

The facts of the election are disputed. Iranians can make the next one better

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, July 2, 2009

So it's official...

Analysis and Commentary

Sorting out truth in medical cost debate

by Thomas Sowellvia Dallas Morning News
Thursday, July 2, 2009

There are an abundance of catch phrases but remarkably few coherent arguments in the political and media discussions of medical care...

Analysis and Commentary

Tyranny Loses In Iran

by Abbas Milanivia Forbes
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

A tyrannical triumvirate, one that is led by Ayatollah Khamenei and supported by the military might of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the street presence of gangs with ranks numbering at least a few million, seems hell-bent on forcing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the reluctant and still-resisting people of Iran...

In the News
In the News

The Rise of McFaul

with Michael McFaulvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, July 6, 2009

Not every academic researcher gets a chance to put her or his theory into practice -- that's kind of the definitive Ivory Tower stereotype: lots of big words and lofty principles that don't necessarily matter in real life...

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Obama-Medvedev Relations ‘Reset’ May Stop at Arms Cut

with Michael McFaulvia Bloomberg
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev will be looking to trumpet their commitment to reducing nuclear arms when they meet in Moscow next week...

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The Books Interview: Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia New Statesman (UK)
Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Ascent of Money is an essay in financial history...

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Pseudoscientific Research -- In Nutrition & Education

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The May-June issue of the Skeptical Inquirer prints an important article on the science of nutrition by Dr. Reynold Spector, who is currently a clinical professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersy...

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George Shultz & David O'Reilly Talk Energy Policy

with George P. Shultzvia ForaTv
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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Expert Panels Named in Common-Standards Push

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The two national organizations coordinating a push for common academic standards today named the 29 people who are deciding what math and language arts skills students will need to know and when, along with the 35 people who will formally critique the group’s work...

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Opposition movement in Iran not over, experts say

with Abbas Milanivia CNN
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The chants, the clashes, the outrage, the blood -- for more than two weeks, the world watched as the fallout from Iran's presidential elections unraveled from peaceful demonstrations to government-led crackdowns on city streets...