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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Arab Spring and The Palestine Distraction

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Arab peoples aren't obsessed with anti-Americanism and anti-Zionism. It's their rulers who are...

Analysis and Commentary

Race and Economics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

["Race and Economics"] is a demolition derby on paper, as Professor [Walter] Williams destroys one after another of the popular fallacies about the role of race in the American economy...

Analysis and Commentary

The Trump Card

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The boomlet for Donald Trump as a Republican nominee for President of the United States ought to be a wake-up call for Republican candidates and Republican Party leaders alike...

Analysis and Commentary

Understanding Post-Mubarak Egypt

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

As Egypt lurches into a new era, a look at its complexities and subtleties helps us to understand the country’s likely course...

Analysis and Commentary

More Nonsense on Bashar Assad

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Monday, April 25, 2011

Our diplomats and journalists must learn that dictatorships operate according to specific dynamics that do not depend on the education, background, or humanistic orientation of their leaders...

Analysis and Commentary

Scorecard on U.S. Involvement in the Muslim World, 2001-2011

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, April 25, 2011

It’s been ten years since the U.S. removed the Taliban from power in Afghanistan. Perhaps this is a good time to review American involvement in the Muslim world...

Analysis and Commentary

Notches and Disincentives in the Health Care Law

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, April 25, 2011

My colleague Dan Kessler writes in today’s Wall Street Journal that Obamacare creates large disincentives to work. I've found the following graph useful for showing students why...

Analysis and Commentary

Paul Clement and the Guantanamo Lawyers

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, April 25, 2011

I think it’s important today to stand up for what Clement did–that is, resigned when King & Spalding this morning pulled the plug on his defense of DOMA–and to insist that it actually does have something to do with the subject of this blog...

Analysis and Commentary

Releasing “High Risk” Detainees

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, April 25, 2011

[This meme] provokes me to defend the repatriation and resettlement efforts of both the prior and the current one. I worry that this meme will catch on. It will be very damaging if it does...

In the News
In the News

Senseless in Seattle

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Obama administration tells Boeing how to run its business...

In the News

Obama’s half-hearted Middle East policy

with Fouad Ajamivia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Monday, April 25, 2011
In the News

Obama’s phony search for oil speculators

with Hoover Institution, Richard A. Epsteinvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Monday, April 25, 2011