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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Back to the Future in the Middle East?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 26, 2007

If Gen. David Petraeus can't stabilize Iraq by autumn - or if Americans decide to pull out of Iraq before he gets a fair chance - expect far worse chaos eventually to follow...

Analysis and Commentary

Suicide Reversal? - An NRO Symposium

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, July 26, 2007

On Tuesday, Pew released a poll indicating that support for suicide bombings is on the decline in the Muslim world, among other things...

In the News
In the News

Oxford’s loss, Turkey’s gain

with Niall Fergusonvia Spectator (UK)
Saturday, July 28, 2007

It’s four in the afternoon in the Garrick Club and Norman Stone is steaming with rage...

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Competitiveness Question

with Michael J. Boskinvia New York Sun
Thursday, July 26, 2007

This morning, in the Cash Room of the Treasury Department, the Goldman Sachs chief executive-turned-Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson, will convene a conference on "Business Taxation and Global Competitiveness..."

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Grading Mayoral Control

with Diane Ravitchvia City Journal
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Mayoral control, the hot new trend in urban school reform, began in Boston and Chicago in the 1990s...

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Paulson Wants Shakeup of Corporate Taxes

with Michael J. Boskinvia Associated Press
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday that the U.S. system for taxing corporations is too complex and acts as a drag on the country's global competitiveness...

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A raw deal from the New Deal

with Milton Friedman, Herbert Hoovervia Telegraph
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Black Tuesday was long remembered on Wall Street...

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China powering world economy

with John B. Taylorvia Washington Times
Thursday, July 26, 2007

China, this year for the first time, has dislodged the United States from its long reign as the main engine of global economic growth, with its more than 11 percent growth eclipsing sputtering U.S. growth of about 2 percent, according to the International Monetary Fund's 2007 projections released yesterday...

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Letters: Faith in Science vs. Faith in God -- an Ancient Argument Persists

with Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Contrary to what Peter Berkowitz states in the "The New New Atheism" (editorial page, July 16), all atheists do not share the same "errors and excesses" as Christopher Hitchens...

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Illegal immigrants deserve to be treated with decency

with Milton Friedmanvia Financial Times
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Everyone knows that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it..."

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House Passes Lee Bill to Ban Permanent Bases in Iraq

with Larry Diamondvia Common Dreams
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Today, by a vote of 399-24, the House passed legislation introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) to prevent permanent military bases in Iraq and bar U.S. control over Iraqi oil resources...

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Treasury Releases Schedule for Conference on Business Taxation and Global Competitiveness

with Michael J. Boskin, Kenneth L. Judd, Edward Paul Lazearvia United States Department of the Treasury
Thursday, July 19, 2007

Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. will host a one-day conference on Thursday, July 26, 2007 in Washington, D.C. to examine ways our current business tax system affects economic growth, job creation and competitiveness...