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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Can Gen. Petraeus Turn War in Iraq Around?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, March 15, 2007

The verdict on four years of fighting in Iraq hinges on the events of the next few months...

Analysis and Commentary

Global-Warming Swindle

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, March 15, 2007

The British Broadcasting Corporation has produced a devastating documentary titled The Great Global Warming Swindle...

Analysis and Commentary

Microsoft's European experience troubling for U.S. companies

by Stephen Habervia McClatchy Newspapers
Thursday, March 15, 2007

The latest regulatory actions by the competition unit of the European Union against Microsoft could have a profound impact on other U.S. companies doing business in Europe. Consumers may end up paying the freight for runaway regulation...

Analysis and Commentary

We are making a fatal mistake by ignoring the dissidents within Islam

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Are there credible versions of Islam that are compatible with liberal democracy as it has developed in the west?

In the News
In the News

China assembles today, innovates tomorrow

with Henry S. Rowenvia EDN
Thursday, March 15, 2007

China today is still primarily an assembler of tech products, but no one should underestimate its potential to become a home to world-class innovation...

In the News

The Secret Recipe for High Taxes

with Milton Friedmanvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Thursday, March 15, 2007

The House Democrats' paygo budget rule, adopted earlier this year, and a new Senate budget resolution, which sets limits under the Senate's existing paygo rule, will require that whenever the House or Senate legislatively expand mandatory spending or reduces taxes, the hit to the budget must be offset by a cut in other mandatory spending or an increase in other taxes, says Stephen J. Entin, president of the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation...

In the News

As in 1914, is the smart money blind?

with Niall Fergusonvia Barron's Online
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Noted historian Niall Ferguson warns that a geopolitical shock, such as a wider Mideast conflict, could dry up financial liquidity and shut global stock exchanges, as happened at the start of World War I...

In the News

Aging patterns threaten economic and political well-being

with George P. Shultzvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Unprecedented changes in global aging patterns will affect the economic well-being of millions of people around the world and are already fueling political instability and even armed conflict, according to an in-depth comparative analysis of worldwide demographic data, released March 12 from the Stanford Center of Longevity...