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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Random thoughts on the passing scene: They say that records are made to be broken...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the Libyan Intervention “War”?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Charlie Savage reports that the Obama administration’s “legal team appears to be distinguishing between a full war and a more limited military operation, on the theory that the Libyan intervention falls short of what would prompt any Congressional authority to control decisions about whether to initiate hostilities...

Analysis and Commentary

When You Set Out to Take Vienna, Take Vienna!

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, March 21, 2011

When the mission in Libya and its methods are not clearly stated and the leadership role of the U.S. is not defined, then the ambiguities and paradoxes simply mount...

Analysis and Commentary

What’s Next After Libya?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, March 21, 2011

Since the president has established no clear-cut typology of Middle East unrest as it pertains to his own reaction...

Analysis and Commentary

Egypt’s Chances for Democracy: The Freedom House Rankings

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Monday, March 21, 2011

The collapse of the Soviet Union and its empire in Eastern Europe created a real-world laboratory for spawning democracy...

Analysis and Commentary

John Goodman on Inequality and Lotteries

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, March 21, 2011

I can't think of anything in the private sector that even begins to compare to this reverse Robin Hood redistribution from the poor to the rich and the nouveau riche...

Analysis and Commentary

Letter From the President to Congress re Libya Operations

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, March 21, 2011

Today President Obama sent this letter to Congress, “as part of [his] efforts to keep the Congress fully informed, consistent with the War Powers Resolution,” about the recent operations in Libya...

Analysis and Commentary

The Chambliss Interrogation Bill

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 21, 2011

This is the final installment in my series of posts on the post-Executive Order spree of legislation emerging from Capitol Hill...

Analysis and Commentary

The Big Dither

by Niall Fergusonvia Newsweek
Sunday, March 20, 2011

Obama was right to back a no-fly zone over Libya. But he should have done it weeks ago...

Analysis and Commentary

Cultural values, not dictators like Libya's Qaddafi, are chief obstacle to Arab progress

by William Ratliffvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, March 18, 2011

Relentless revolt against repression has been upending much of the Arab world. Tunisia is already into its second new leader in two months...

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on John Batchelor

with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, March 21, 2011

GUESTS: Rep. Nan Heyworth, NY-19; John Avlon, CNN; Victor Davis Hanson; Reza Khalili; Steve Cohen, NYU...

Interviews

Kori Schake on John Batchelor

with Kori Schakevia John Batchelor Show
Monday, March 21, 2011

GUESTS: Stephen Erlanger, NYT; Kori Schake, Hoover; Dr. David Grinspoon; Jeff Zeleny, NYT...

In the News
In the News

The Road to Nuclear Hell

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

…is paved with good intentions—and faulty calculations of risk...

In the News

Libya no fly zone, what if Bush had done it?

with Hoover Institutionvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

House Republican Leader Eric Cantor spoke to the Hoover Institution this afternoon...

In the News

Time to Get Serious

with David Davenportvia townhall.com
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
In the News

Democrats, Republicans echo each other’s rhetoric on innovation, regulation

with Hoover Institutionvia Washington Post
Monday, March 21, 2011

Republicans and Democrats don’t see eye-to-eye on most economic issues, but those with a keen ear on Monday may have heard an unusual instance of leaders of both parties echoing each other’s rhetoric...