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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Random thoughts on the passing scene...

Analysis and Commentary

Book Review: "Eyes on Spies" by Amy B. Zegart

by Kenneth Anderson with Amy Zegartvia Lawfare
Monday, October 17, 2011

Amy B. Zegart’s splendid new book, Eyes on Spies, is a brisk and brief discussion of why Congressional intelligence oversight is so persistently inadequate...

Analysis and Commentary

The Epitaph to Obama's "Reset" Policy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Monday, October 17, 2011

The alleged Iranian assassination plot raises a number of issues...

Analysis and Commentary

Jeb Bush, Melinda Gates, Sal Khan and the Coming Digital Learning Battle

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, October 17, 2011

The debate over digital learning will soon enter a new phase...we can expect a strenuous, highly politicized debate over the way in which digital learning should be provided...

Analysis and Commentary

It’s October: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise…

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, October 17, 2011

Since the 1980 election and the Reagan campaign’s fear that a last-minute hostage deal would swing the outcome Jimmy Carter’s way, “October Surprise” is political shorthand for expecting the unexpected down the home stretch...

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on "The End of Sparta"

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Between the Covers (National Review Online)
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

"I didn't want to tell a story that was well known. All the novels about Alexander the Great, you know everything you need to know from our four ancient sources, but we don't have any really about Epaminondas..." says Victor Davis Hanson, author of The End of Sparta...

Interviews

'End Of Sparta' Mixes History With Invention

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Talk of the Nation (NPR)
Monday, October 17, 2011

NPR's Neal Conan talks with military historian Victor Davis Hanson about his first foray into fiction, The End of Sparta...

In the News
In the News

Larry Arnn on the Declaration and Constitution: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
In the News

Larry Arnn on the Declaration and Constitution: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 17, 2011
In the News

Uneven Stevens

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, October 17, 2011

The former justice's outbursts are doing a disservice to the Supreme Court...