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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Problems with Military Detention

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, October 14, 2010

I have argued that the Executive branch should rely on military detention, not trial, for the GTMO population. In practice, this is what the Obama and Bush administrations have been doing...But as time goes on, military detention may give rise to two problems...

Analysis and Commentary

Global Warning

by Philip Bobbittvia New York Times
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Improving our muddled system of terrorism alerts will reduce confusion and costs...

Analysis and Commentary

Deficits and Depression

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Americans can tolerate belt-tightening, but not the national humiliation of the deficit...

Analysis and Commentary

Post-Peace Prize

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, October 14, 2010

As the West applauds Liu Xiaobo's Nobel, China sees another attempt to impose Western values on it...

Analysis and Commentary

Rhee-ality Check

by Michael J. Petrillivia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

It’s no surprise that Michelle Rhee is stepping down as chancellor of D.C.’s public schools...But that doesn’t make the outcome any less unsettling for D.C., and especially for its most vulnerable children...

Analysis and Commentary

Limits of offshore balancing

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The New America Foundation convened a conference this week to showcase the work of Robert Pape, in the hopes that his policy prescriptions will be picked up as an alternative to our current strategy in Afghanistan. This would be a terrible idea...

Analysis and Commentary

Danger UXB

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

[This recent mailer] just goes to show that politics is California is pain-staking, expensive...and not exactly cost-effective...

Analysis and Commentary

Where the ACLU/CCR Arguments Eventually Lead

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

If we make the use of highly-targeted killing legally impossible or especially difficult, what do we have to fall back on...?

Interviews
Interviews

The World with Victor Davis Hanson: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 14, 2010

What are the Russians thinking? What is Putin thinking? Victor Davis Hanson responds...

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice

with Condoleezza Ricevia Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Condoleezza Rice describes growing up in Jim Crow Alabama and explains why her father didn't march with Martin Luther King, Jr...

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice's 'Memoir of a Family'

with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox and Friends (Fox News)
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

How family, segregated South influenced Rice...

Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Robert Zelnickvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 12, 2010

GUESTS: Robert Zelnick, Boston University; John Fund, WSJ; Bret Stephens, WSJ; Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index...

In the News
In the News

Krugman, Niall Ferguson Renew Debate Over U.S. Fiscal Stimulus

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
In the News

“Reform Can Move on Without a Hitch”

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Newsweek
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
In the News

Michelle Rhee Resigns as D.C. Schools Chancellor

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Bloomberg
Tuesday, October 12, 2010