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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Saving Obama from Himself

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Obama’s campaign attacks against Bush now apply to his presidency...

Analysis and Commentary

Beyond the McChrystal Flap

by Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Thursday, June 24, 2010

He’s gone. But the administration’s policy is still a mess...

Analysis and Commentary

Biden his time

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

McChrystal should be fired for exercising horrible judgment as a field commander. I don't mean judgment about the war, but about how to conduct himself as a general...

Analysis and Commentary

A McChrystal Endnote

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Obama had no choice but to do what he did, and the wise Petraeus move was obviously a mitigating factor...

Analysis and Commentary

McChrystal’s Tragedy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Where to start? Here’s is an update on the entire mess...McChrystal, in fact, is a brave and heroic figure deserving our respect. But among friends and with a mole in his midst, he still himself deprecated the commander in chief...

Analysis and Commentary

Britain's George Osborne Shows the Way

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

On June 22, 2010, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne spelled out his plans to preserve the credibility of Britain’s sovereign debt, to prevent Britain from becoming the next Greece...

Analysis and Commentary

Listen to these financial Wizards of Oz and prepare for another disaster

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Our mighty bond markets, feared but also fearful, are in danger of triggering the very crisis they wish to avert...

Analysis and Commentary

Virtual Education and Common Core Standards

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Education Next’s Paul Peterson and Chester E. Finn, Jr. talk this week (June 23) about whether common standards create economies of scale for virtual learning products...

Analysis and Commentary

Debating Where Life Begins

by Robert P. Georgevia National Review Online
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Yes, at fertilization, gametes cease to be and a new organism takes their place...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s 2012 Power Play

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Obama’s decision to replace Gen. McChrystal with Iraq war hero David Petraeus was more than just a way to keep the Afghan battle on course. Tunku Varadarajan on the president’s masterstroke...

Interviews
Interviews

Ronald Reagan with Steyn & Long: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Rob Long, Mark Steynvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Mark Steyn and Rob Long respond to Reagan’s time-tested notion that government planning and welfare only beget more government planning and welfare...

Interviews

U.S. Fails to Learn From Mistakes of Weimar Republic

with Niall Fergusonvia Glenn Beck (FOX News)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Our government continues to cripple the economy. Now, I want to talk to you a little bit about the future and a little bit of everything...

Interviews

Russian Pres. Gets Tips from Silicon Valley

with Paul R. Gregoryvia KCBS (CA)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Dr. Paul Gregory, a research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, on Russian President Dimitry Medvedev’s visit to Silicon Valley high-tech companies, as he looks to bring more technological innovation to his country...

Interviews

Counterinsurgency Strategy In Afghanistan

with Kori Schakevia All Things Considered (NPR)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Robert Siegel talks with two military analysts: Kori Schake, senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution and former director of defense strategy at the National Security Council from 2002-2005...

Interviews

Gen. Stanley McChrystal Relieved of His Command

with Kori Schakevia Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Kori Schake appears on MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show...

Interviews

General McChrystal, General Petraeus and 'Obama's War'

with Kori Schakevia To The Point (KCRW)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

General McChrystal is out as commander in Afghanistan, replaced by General David Petraeus, one of America's best-known military leaders...

Interviews

John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

UESTS: Co-Host Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; Tunku Varadarajan, The Daily Beast; Bahukutumbi Raman, Chennai Inst for Topical Studies; David Livingston, The Space Show; John McArdle, Roll Call...

Interviews

Charles Hill on Grand Strategies

with Charles Hillvia Between the Covers (National Review Online)
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

"Literature is, you might say, pre-disiplinary. Great literature takes place above and beyond and before all of the university disiplines got carved into departments. So it is really able to range across all of the various...situations that confront a leader," says Charles Hill...

Interviews

Ferguson's Take on Yuan

with Niall Fergusonvia CNBC
Monday, June 21, 2010

Insight on the global economy and Chinese yuan, with Niall Ferguson, Harvard University professor...

In the News
In the News

Cisco's big investment in Russia

with Michael S. Bernstamvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, June 24, 2010
In the News

Kagan: From a mock Supreme Court to the real thing

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Associated Press
Thursday, June 24, 2010
In the News

War in Senate brewing over U.S.-Russia arms deal

with Michael McFaulvia USA Today
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In the News

Medvedev: New technologies would open access

with Condoleezza Rice, George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In the News

Generals Change But Afghan Strategy Doesn't

with Kori Schakevia NPR
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In the News

Maldonado caught in a tricky place on GOP ticket

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, June 23, 2010