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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

In Praise of Debt Limit 'Chicken'

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Yesterday 150 economists released a statement saying a higher debt ceiling should be tied to spending reform now...

Analysis and Commentary

The Factory of Selective Moral Outrage

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Understand the mechanics of selective outrage, and our upside-down politics become comprehensible...

Analysis and Commentary

My Arab April Spring Scorecard

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Losses...Bad Mistakes...Unlikely Wins...Possible Wins...

Analysis and Commentary

Rick Perry for president in 2012?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Jeepers! Did I forget Texas Gov. Rick Perry? Chances are I won't be the only one...

Analysis and Commentary

IMF's next leader: Don't rush this choice

by Michael Spencevia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The quality and openness of the selection process for a new International Monetary Fund leader matters as much as the outcome. It will be key not only to the future legitimacy of that institution but to the very notion of cooperative global economic management...

Analysis and Commentary

Europe’s Food Poisoning Outbreak: Reaping What It Has Sown

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

For European organic marketers, politicians, activists and consumers, the irony is bitterer than fresh-picked radicchio. The technology that affords the best method of safeguarding the food supply is the one they’ve fought hardest to forestall and confound...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama in the Abstract

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Spokesman for the ‘international community...’

Interviews
Interviews

US 'not in stalemate' over debt limit

with John B. Taylorvia Today (BBC Radio)
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Talks between President Obama and leading Republicans from the House of Representatives over the America's growing debt appear to remain deadlocked, despite private talks between the two sides last night...

Interviews

Ajami: In Syria, 'the mask has fallen'

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Anne-Marie Slaughter and Prof. Fouad Ajami speak with Anderson Cooper about the Assad regime in Syria...

Interviews

Fouad Ajami and Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajami, Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Mosi Secret, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Getting America back to work

with Michael Spencevia Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC)
Friday, May 27, 2011

Author Michael Spence and panel discuss the sluggish job recovery and how the government can help change it...

In the News
In the News

War & Security with Michael Chertoff: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 2, 2011
In the News

Liberal Internationalism and Freedom

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Peter Berkowitz on Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order by G. John Ikenberry...

In the News

The Roots of the 2008 Economic Collapse

by David R. Hendersonvia Policy Review
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

David R. Henderson on What Caused the Financial Crisis? by Jeffrey Friedman, ed....

In the News

Panel Calls War on Drugs a Failure

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 1, 2011