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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

From 9/11 to the Arab Spring

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 8, 2011

The current uprising is directed not against foreign demons, but against cruel rulers who robbed their people of a decent life...

Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Presidency by the Numbers

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 8, 2011

The president constantly reminds us that he was dealt a difficult hand. But the evidence is overwhelming that he played it poorly...

Analysis and Commentary

Myth and Reality After 9/11

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Why did radical Islamic terrorists kill almost 3,000 Americans a decade ago? Few still believe the old myth that prior U.S. foreign policy or support for Israel logically earned us Osama bin Laden's wrath...

Analysis and Commentary

To really grow jobs, Obama needs to undo multiple harms

by David R. Hendersonvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, September 8, 2011

President Barack Obama is slated tonight to lay out his jobs plan. But what can he and Congress really do to help sustain and strengthen the economic recovery? I propose the following...

Analysis and Commentary

The 50p tax Sends the Wrong Message to Entrepreneurs

by Mark Harrisonvia Huffington Post UK
Thursday, September 8, 2011

The British debate about 50p tax has generated some of the most inspiring political rhetoric of our times -- and some of the worst economics...

Analysis and Commentary

America vs. Jihadists

by Reuel Marc Gerechtvia Weekly Standard Blog
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

States can and will support al Qaeda, unless they continue to fear an American response...

Analysis and Commentary

Those Post-9/11 -isms and -ologies: A Look Back at a Decade

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

What a strange decade it was...

Analysis and Commentary

Warren Buffett--or Howard Buffett?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

A non-libertarian economist colleague recommended Warren Buffett's recent op/ed, "Stop Coddling the Rich," to me and I decided to read it for myself. I came away unimpressed...

Analysis and Commentary

Debate Thoughts

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Winner:...Newt Gingrich drew the biggest applause lines and demonstrated the best knowledge of the Reagan record. Loser:...Michele Bachman was a minor presence on the crowded stage of eight candidates...

Analysis and Commentary

The Jobs Speech Obama Should Give, But Won't

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

My Fellow Americans: Despite valiant efforts by my administration and the Federal Reserve, the economy is faltering and jobs are not being created. We must respond with decisive measures...

Analysis and Commentary

Getting the drop on terrorists

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

How different the past decade of American history might be if on September 11, 2001, airline passengers were as well informed and willing to intervene as they are now...

Interviews
Interviews

Germany's PIIGS Role: Q&A With Gary Becker

with Gary S. Beckervia Street
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

We interview Gary Becker, Nobel Prize-winning economist at the University of Chicago, to understand some of the political and economic implications of the European financial crisis...

In the News
In the News

Science & Religion with David Berlinski: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 8, 2011
In the News

9/11: Three Major Mistakes

by John Rizzovia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, September 8, 2011

The CIA's chief legal officer following the terrorist attacks reflects on what we did wrong—and on the lessons we've learned...

In the News

Must conservatives be immoderate?

with Peter Berkowitzvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
In the News

A Closer Look at Romney’s Economic Plan

with Hoover Institution, Michael Spencevia Economix (New York Times)
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
In the News

Catholics tuning out bishops’ voting guidelines

with Robert P. Georgevia Washington Post
Wednesday, September 7, 2011