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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The kitty-cat who roared

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 22, 2009

President Obama keeps roaring out deadlines like a lion -- only later to meow like a little kitty...

Analysis and Commentary

Karen Novak, 1938–2009

by Mary Eberstadtvia First Things
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

I almost emailed Karen today...

Analysis and Commentary

Obamanoia

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Consider: The 120,000 troops in “the surge is not working” Iraq are now complaining of ennui —while the White House is paralyzed over whether to send more troops to the new escalating front in Afghanistan...

Analysis and Commentary

Britain fluffed the German question. Now Britain is Europe's great puzzle

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

History comes back to haunt us...

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Analysis and Commentary

British Elections 2010: Will Britain’s Third Party Make a Difference?

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia BritishPolitics-etc
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

One of the major differences between the British and American political systems is the presence of a third major political party in Britain...

In the News
In the News

Send More Students to College

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia National Review
Thursday, October 22, 2009

A dangerous idea has been gaining momentum within education-reform circles: Too many young people are going to college...

In the News

Declining Empire, Banana Republic, or Failed State?

with Niall Fergusonvia ForexHound.com
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Not long ago, it would have been seen as something of a joke or the product of a warped mind to ponder whether the United States is a declining empire, a banana republic, a failed state -- or all three...

In the News

From Mao to Obama

with William Ratliffvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Anita Dunn, the White House's communications director who has declared war on Fox News, came under scrutiny herself last week when it was discovered she had told an audience that Mao Tse Tung was one of her favorite political philosophers and quoted Mao on how to "fight your war."...

In the News

Trotsky at last

with Bertrand M. Patenaude, Robert Servicevia Times Literary Supplement (UK)
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

In an idyllic one-acre olive grove that slopes down to the sunset and the sea, on Büyük Ada, the largest of the beautiful and well-policed Prinkipo islands just a ferry ride from the centre of Istanbul, stands a villa that once belonged to Sultan Abdul Hamid II’s head of security...

In the News

Avoiding $4 gas

with Niall Fergusonvia Indiana Daily Student
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Last spring, I was one of the few people who actually benefited from the near depression that our country experienced...

In the News

Dollar hegemony for another century

with Gary S. Beckervia Telegraph (UK)
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Let me stick my neck out...

In the News

Russia in U.N. rights dock for journalist murders

with Ruth Wedgwoodvia Reuters
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Russia was grilled on Thursday by U.N. human rights experts over murders of journalists and activists, the independence of its judiciary and abductions during counter-terrorism campaigns in Chechnya...