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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Bad War?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Questioning the past is a good thing, but rewriting it contrary to facts is quite another...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama and McCain

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Now that the two parties have finally selected their presidential candidates, it is time for a sober-- if not grim-- assessment of where we are...

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Obama vs. McCain on the ME

by Daniel Pipesvia Jerusalem Post
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

With the Democratic Party primaries over, American voters can focus on issues of political substance...

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A Run for the Ages?

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Post
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Already, the adjective "historic" seems permanently attached to news media descriptions of Barack Obama's emergence as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president...

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Straws in The Wind: The Atlantic Alliance

with Philip Bobbittvia New York Sun
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Will senior members of the Bush administration ever set foot on British territory again?...

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A big night for the YWCA

with Niall Fergusonvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

The Munk Debate on "global security and the U.S. election" happened more than a week ago but tongues are still wagging about it - specifically how terrific it was...

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The Other Side: American education system ‘biased in favor of girls’

with Diane Ravitchvia Post (OH)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

The idea that girls are the victims of “sex discrimination” in American schools is so preposterous, it is barely worth discussing...

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The Middle East with Daniel Pipes: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Daniel Pipesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 5, 2008

The Bush administration this year requested $2.5 billion in aid for Israel...

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The End of the Affair

with Shelby Steele, Thomas Sowellvia New Republic
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

It’s easy to see how Cinque Henderson could feel fairly jaunty about being tasked to deliver “the black case for Obama skepticism” here at TNR...

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The truth behind Bernanke's fears for the dollar

with Milton Friedmanvia Money Week (UK)
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Has Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke suddenly turned into an inflation fighter?...

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Rudyard Griffiths: A Toronto audience flips for John McCain (and flops on Barack Obama)

with Niall Fergusonvia National Post (Canada)
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Last week in Toronto, Samantha Power, the Pulitzer Prize winning author and former adviser to Barack Obama, was uncharacteristically downbeat...

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The Fed's unholy legacy

with Milton Friedmanvia Asia Times
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Not a day seems to go by without a headline proclaiming that gas and food prices have hit a new high and that the dollar is at a record low...

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Maclean's On Trial (Day 2, Update #2: Rippin' It Up)

with Daniel Pipesvia CHQR AM770 (Canada)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Further to this and this, more interesting testimony from the BC Human Rights Tribunal hearing of the Canadian Islamic Congress complaint against Maclean's magazine and Mark Steyn...

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The Simple Investor - Inflating digital money

with Milton Friedmanvia Times (South Africa)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Money is media...

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Oh, Dear: Bad Call, Obama

with Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Monday, June 2, 2008

Barack Obama, apparently try to ensure Jewish voters that he's Israel friendly, mentioned that his outlook has been informed by several Jewish thinkers...

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Envisioning a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Arms Control Today
Sunday, June 1, 2008

On the 40th anniversary of the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), there is a resurgence of interest in achieving the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons...

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New Opportunities for Nonproliferation

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Arms Control Today
Sunday, June 1, 2008

The 40th anniversary of the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) and the treaty’s looming 2010 review conference offer serious opportunities to think anew about the challenges and the opportunities in the critical field of nuclear nonproliferation...