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Analysis and Commentary

A Conservative's Case for Moderation

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Recently William Kristol, a pillar of Washington’s Republican establishment, issued a call to arms, admonishing conservatives to abandon their “calm, cool, and collected affect” and to passionately reject Democratic Party leadership.
 

Healthcare Costs
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Best Argument Yet Against Medicaid Expansion

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Analysis and Commentary

Crowdsourcing Intelligence-Putting Smart Phones to Good Use

by Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Atkinsvia Just Security
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

America’s New Security State

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Columns in the Precinct of the Priest of Poseidon, Delos, Greece
Analysis and Commentary

Modern World is Still Premodern in Many Ways

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Nigeria's  homegrown, al-Qaeda-linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery.

Analysis and Commentary

Who's Afraid of the USA? No One

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Washington Times
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Reading Between the Targeted Killings

with Amy Zegartvia ForeignPolicy.com
Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Not Just the Problems of Other People's Children: U.S. Student Performance in Global Perspective

by Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson, Ludger Woessmannvia Harvard's Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG)
Thursday, May 15, 2014
“The big picture of U.S. performance on the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is straightforward and stark: It is a picture of educational stagnation.... Fifteen-year-olds in the U.S. today are average in science and reading literacy, and below average in mathematics, compared to their counterparts in [other industrialized] countries.”