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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Christmas Books

by Thomas Sowell with Victor Davis Hansonvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Books are good gifts to receive and even better gifts to give because you can get books without half the hassles involved in buying many other kinds of gifts...

Analysis and Commentary

At Last!

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

People for whom indignation is a way of life -- and there seem to be an increasing number of such people -- repeatedly have outbursts of outrage whenever the police fire a lot of shots at some criminal...

In the News
In the News

News Analysis: The 2008 Presidential Primaries and Arms Control

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Arms Control Today
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

For more than a year, the 2008 presidential candidates have been traveling the country, giving speeches, writing articles, participating in debates, and shaking hands in anticipation of primaries and caucuses that are set to begin in January...

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Are We Doing the Best We Can with What We Know?

with George P. Shultzvia Family Security Matters
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

A recent National Intelligence Estimate claims that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003...

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Victor Davis Hanson on War and History: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

VDH discusses the war in Iraq — from the stunning initial victory, to the protracted post-victory malaise, to the remarkably successful surge...

In the News

Book Review: A Somber Trip Down Memory Lane

with George P. Shultzvia Arms Control Today
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Richard Rhodes has written an altogether fitting sequel to his two exceptional books on the early history of the nuclear age, books that occupy a niche of their own in the literature...

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Gary S. Becker, Nobel Laureate for His Work in Human Capital, to Deliver Keynote Address at the KnowledgeAdvisors Analytics Symposium

with Gary S. Beckervia Business Wire
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

KnowledgeAdvisors announced today that Gary S. Becker, Ph.D. will make a rare public address on March 6, 2008 at the KnowledgeAdvisors Analytics Symposium in San Diego, CA...

In the News

Nuclear Weapons Alert Status Debated

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Arms Control Today
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

At an annual United Nations meeting, a nonbinding resolution calling on nuclear-armed states to lessen the alert level of those weapons recently won the support of 124 countries despite British, French, and U.S. opposition...

In the News

Race and the Presidential Race

with Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Ask a political strategist why Barack Obama is unlikely to become our next president and prepare to hear that he is too liberal...

In the News

Why Sovereign Funds?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, December 10, 2007

The growth of large government managed funds during the past few years has been spectacular...

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Abizaid questions whether Maliki can bring unity in Iraq

with John Abizaidvia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, December 10, 2007

The recently retired commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East questioned on Monday whether Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki can take the steps necessary to bring national unity to the country, and said the United States must "demand" that Maliki do so...

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Is the National Retail Sales Tax a Good Idea?

by Alvin Rabushka with Robert E. Hallvia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, December 10, 2007

Among the candidates for comprehensive reform of federal taxation is the Fair Tax, a proposal to replace the income tax with a national retail sales tax...

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Victor Davis Hanson on War and History: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Monday, December 10, 2007

Military historian Victor Davis Hanson discusses the current war against radical Islam, calling it a true world war and comparing it to the epic global struggles of the 20th century...

In the News

Virtual Museum of Communism Planned

with Norman M. Naimarkvia Radio Free Asia
Monday, December 10, 2007

In a tribute to the roughly 100 million people believed to have died under closed communist regimes, a U.S. foundation is building a “virtual museum” of their suffering on the World Wide Web—a monument in itself to openness and transparency...