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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Europe Is Warning Us

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 9, 2011

If dispirited Europeans are conceding that something is terribly wrong with their half-century-long experiment with socialism, unassimilated immigrants, cultural apologies, defense cuts and post-nationalism, why in the world is the Obama administration intent on adopting what Europeans are rejecting...?

Analysis and Commentary

In Debt Ceiling Negotiations, Advantage Speaker Boehner

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Here’s what I see in the roll call vote and three reasons why that’s good news for Speaker Boehner...

Analysis and Commentary

The Coming Clash of Titans: Environmentalists Versus Global Warmists

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Neither has much concern abut the increased cost of energy to industry and the consumer, but the loss of desert tortoises is something they can worry about...

Analysis and Commentary

U.S. Troop Strength in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A deficit reduction agreement with Republicans will be easier to reach if overseas military expenditures decline in keeping with projected draw downs of U.S. forces in both countries...

Analysis and Commentary

Weak Economy, Bad Week for the President

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

By any reasonable estimate, it’s been a bad week for President Obama — and here we are, only at “Hump Day”...

Analysis and Commentary

An Additional Thought on Al-Hajj

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The D.C. Circuit has so far avoided addressing issues related to the voluntariness of detainee statements...

Interviews
Interviews

Ajami: US now sees Syria for what it is

with Fouad Ajamivia In the Arena (CNN)
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Middle East expert Fouad Ajami says the U.S. fell under the spell of Syria's pr machine too long and now sees its deceit...

Interviews

The Other Jobs Indicator

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The net jobs data is a small fraction of a total number of hires, which are the numbers people should look at more closely, says Edward Lazear, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers/Stanford University Economic professor...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; Chris Gadomski, Bloomberg; Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA); Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index; Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution...

In the News
In the News

The Fracking Panacea?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Not quite. The new technology is promising, but environmentally risky...