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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Cycle of Dependency

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

It is remarkable how many political “solutions” today are dealing with problems created by previous political “solutions..."

Analysis and Commentary

The Mukasey Ultimatum

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Monday, October 29, 2007

At his recent Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, would-be attorney general Michael Mukasey sounded at times positively Alberto Gonzales-like...

In the News
In the News

COIN of the Realm

with John Abizaidvia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, November 1, 2007

The invasion of Iraq began on March 19, 2003, and it took only three weeks for the U.S. military to defeat Saddam Hussein's army...

In the News

From Hoover Press: Bits, Bytes, and Balance Sheets, by Walter B. Wriston

with Hoover Institution, George P. Shultzvia Business Wire
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

In his 1992 book The Twilight of Sovereignty, Walter Wriston explained how the new technological revolution was transforming the world...

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Dissent on Bernanke

with Milton Friedmanvia American
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Today’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting comes two weeks after the U.S. Treasury prodded major banks to create a $60-$100 billion structured credit facility to shore up the asset-backed commercial paper market...

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Hyde, economist Becker among Freedom medalists

with Gary S. Beckervia Chicago Tribune
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Retired Rep. Henry Hyde of Illinois and Nobel-winning University of Chicago economist Gary Becker are among the recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award...

In the News

The man on whom nothing was lost

with Charles Hillvia Power Line
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

When Mayor Giuliani announced his team of foreign policy advisors earlier this year, I thought that they constituted a significant credit in favor of his candidacy...

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Meet Giuliani's New Brain on Foreign Policy

with Charles Hill, George P. Shultz, Robert Conquestvia New York Sun
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

For all the recent attention paid to the hawkish circle of foreign policy intellectuals around Mayor Giuliani, the Giuliani campaign's version of Condoleezza Rice is a retired career foreign service officer who once worked as an aide to U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros Ghali...

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Foxman takes center stage against Carter, lobby critics

with George P. Shultzvia Jerusalem Post
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

As patrons filed into Manhattan's 92nd Street Y to catch a sold-out appearance by Larry David, the scene outside was producing a punchline straight out of his HBO sitcom "Curb Your Enthusiasm..."

In the News

The Big Con, Indeed

with Robert J. Barrovia New York Sun
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

As the Democrats prepare to attempt one of the largest tax increases in American history, their allies in the press corps are softening the ground with a campaign against the ideological underpinnings of the Bush tax cuts...

In the News

Abizaid Warns of 50-year U.S. Presence in Middle East

with John Abizaidvia ABC News
Monday, October 29, 2007

Retired Gen. John Abizaid, the former commander of the U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in a 27-country region that covers much of the Middle East, said Monday that it might take half a century before the U.S. military could leave the region...

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A Few Good Men

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, October 29, 2007

Determinism since Marx has been the driving force in historical studies—whether class strife, technological innovation, geographical constraints, or environmental degradation...

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Risk of nuclear attack grows greater every day

with John Abizaidvia Post-Bulletin (MN)
Monday, October 29, 2007

It's almost axiomatic that the less high officials want to discuss a matter, the more important it is...

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Latin Radicals Spur Poverty

with William Ratliffvia NewsMax
Monday, October 29, 2007

Virulent anti-U.S. rhetoric and radical economic policies are plunging resource-rich Latin American countries into poverty despite record high oil prices and an expanding global economy...

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Industry, academic leaders pool brainpower to address IED threat

with John Abizaidvia American Forces Press Service
Monday, October 29, 2007

The head of the Defense Department's counter-improvised explosive device effort challenged some of the best minds in industry, academia, the national laboratories and the military to come up with better ways to thwart these deadly weapons...

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Bush Names Prestigious Medal Winners

with Gary S. Beckervia Associated Press
Monday, October 29, 2007

President Bush on Monday announced the recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award...

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City Hall plaza to be lit at night

with James L. Sweeneyvia Palo Alto Daily News
Sunday, October 28, 2007

Nights outside of Palo Alto City Hall are about to get a lot brighter...