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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

What Does Bin Laden Want?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, September 20, 2007

We’ve been arguing over al Qaeda’s aims since before 9/11...

Analysis and Commentary

We must weigh the moral cost of withdrawal from Basra and Baghdad

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, September 20, 2007

This week General David Petraeus and ambassador Ryan Crocker have been in London, trying to persuade Britain not to pull all its troops out of Iraq...

In the News
In the News

Few seem to know or care that inflation is a tax

with Milton Friedmanvia Idaho Statesman
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Where is Milton Friedman when we need him?

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Destruction and eminent domain

by Russell Roberts with Richard A. Epsteinvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Lior Strahilevitz has an interesting comment on the recent Epstein podcast...

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The Case For World War IV

with Niall Fergusonvia New York Sun
Thursday, September 20, 2007

I am an admirer of Rudy Giuliani, the greatest mayor New York has ever had, who deserves his place in history whether or not he realizes his presidential ambitions...

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The Bernanke Backlash

with Milton Friedmanvia Smartmoney
Thursday, September 20, 2007

You can't please all the people all the time, not even if you're Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve and number one friend of markets from New York to Hong Kong...

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The Ultimate Indictment

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

If you want to know what's wrong with economics education in America, go here...

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The Mad Money Machine

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Paul Boyer of the Mad Money Machine interviewed me for his podcast...

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(Re)Creating America’s 'Empire of Liberty' in the Twenty-First Century

with Niall Fergusonvia Turkish Weekly Opinion
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The question of an “American Empire” casts an interesting light on present-day debates about the global role of the United States because Americans loath to label themselves as an “imperial” nation...

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Schools Win Kudos

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Gazette
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The News, Post and Sun all offer their hearty congratulations to the New York City schools for winning the Broad Prize for being the nation’s most improved urban school district...

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MMM-079: Meta EconTalk with Russ Roberts

with Russell Robertsvia Mad Money Machine
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

An interview with the host of my favorite podcast: Russ Roberts of EconTalk available in iTunes and at EconTalk.org...

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Condoleezza Rice et al., Outline Strategy of Campaigning

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Kiron K. Skinnervia NewsMax
Monday, September 17, 2007

All good politicians know the difference between leading the parade and following it; the best ones get to do so on their own terms and consequently make it look easy...

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Volcker Shows Us Why the World Bank Doesn't Work

with Robert J. Barrovia Bloomberg
Monday, September 17, 2007

arlier this year, World Bank employees started a mutiny against then bank President Paul Wolfowitz...