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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Don't punt on Iran

by Peter Schweizervia USA Today
Tuesday, June 26, 2007

During the Cold War, Ronald Reagan criticized the policy of "containment" toward the Soviet Union on the grounds that it was defensive and reactive and not designed to win the superpower competition...

Analysis and Commentary

Attention-Getters

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 26, 2007

People can get attention either from their accomplishments or from their deliberate attempts to get attention...

Analysis and Commentary

China, US face linked economic policy challenges

by Michael Spencevia Shanghai Daily
Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Until the past two or three years, China's trade surplus was quite modest, under five percent of GDP, while its bilateral surplus with the United States was significantly larger...

Analysis and Commentary

Living Fossils

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Among the interesting people encountered by my wife and me, during some recent vacation travel, were a small group of adolescent boys from a Navajo reservation...

Analysis and Commentary

The Return of Fidel Castro and Post-Fidel Cuba

by William Ratliffvia Independent Institute
Friday, June 22, 2007

We finally have tolerably good evidence that Fidel Castro is really alive and at least to some degree recuperating after ten months and several surgeries...

In the News
In the News

The Supreme Court's looming legitimacy crisis

with Peter Berkowitzvia New Republic
Monday, June 25, 2007

Real Clear Politics calculates President Bush's average approval rating at 31 percent...

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We will never run out of oil

with Russell Robertsvia Tribune Star (IN)
Monday, June 25, 2007

The world is never going to run out of oil..

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Business Ethics and Christianity

with Michael Spencevia Catholic Online
Monday, June 25, 2007

Confrontations over globalization no longer make headlines, but many concerns remain over the future of the world economy...

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Mexican Government Vs. “Absurd” American Gun Rights

with Milton Friedmanvia California Republic
Monday, June 25, 2007

Nature abhors a vacuum...

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Bunting tells why he is once again leaving business for politics

with Tod Lindbergvia Jamaica Observer
Sunday, June 24, 2007

Chief Executive Officer of brokerage house Dehring Bunting & Golding, Peter Bunting outlined his reasons for re-entering politics last week at a Jamaica Securities Dealers Association annual members' luncheon where he was also honoured...

In the News

Operation Phantom Thunder: The Battle of Iraq

with H. R. McMastervia Front Page Magazine Online
Friday, June 22, 2007

A status update on the operations in the Baghdad Belts and beyond...

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Cocaleros, Brutal Execution Pushed Bolivia's Morales to Power

with Herbert S. Kleinvia Bloomberg
Friday, June 22, 2007

Bolivian soldiers arrested a suspected drug trafficker in the province of Cochabamba in 1981, doused him in fuel and burned him alive...

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Successful growth in SA would give the experts lots to chew on

with Michael Spencevia Business Day (South Africa)
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

If SA's economy fails to grow, it won’t be for lack of input from the world’s leading thinkers on economic growth...

In the News

Joint Failure

with H. R. McMastervia Boston Globe
Sunday, June 17, 2007

Responsibility for the disaster of Iraq lies not only with the President of the United States, but also with the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

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Despite Its Efforts to Retain Female Scholars, Harvard Loses a Top-Ranked Economist to Stanford

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Chronicle of Higher Education
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Every year, Harvard University issues a report on how many female professors it has tried to hire, and how many women have accepted its offers...