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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Lessons in War

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

On that day, we watched tape of the doomed in suits diving head first from the burning floors, hoping to splatter on roofs rather than crush and kill incoming firefighters — as some tragically did...

Analysis and Commentary

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Sometimes I feel as if I must be one of the few people left in America who is not a military expert...

Analysis and Commentary

Car Chases

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

High-speed car chases by police on highways, or even on residential streets, have become a staple of television news...

Analysis and Commentary

Why It’s So Hard to Win

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Is it five or ten—or fifteen—years that are necessary to win wars of counterinsurgency such as Iraq?

Analysis and Commentary

Hijacked

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

By now you've probably read something about Jack Goldsmith's new book on his brief service as head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel...

In the News
In the News

Those Crazy Supply-Siders

with Milton Friedmanvia American Spectator
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

If you believe tax cuts are generally good for the economy, you are probably not as smart as Jonathan Chait...

In the News

Sy Leon, R.I.P.

with Milton Friedmanvia LewRockwell
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

The late 1950s and early 1960s were the formative years for what has since become known as “libertarian thinking..."

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Sept. 11 anniversary evokes pain, memories - or a need to move on

with Tod Lindbergvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

There will be the long recitation of the names of the dead, the moments of silence, the images of planes hitting the World Trade Center...

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Hong Kong Government Ups Stake In Exchange

with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Monday, September 10, 2007

If the late Nobel laureate Milton Friedman could speak out from the great beyond, he might scold the government of Hong Kong for going in the wrong direction by adding to its share pile of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...

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If only Niall Ferguson had been your mortgage banker (instead of that Mozilo guy)

with Niall Fergusonvia Time Magazine
Monday, September 10, 2007

Back in July, in Countrywide Financial's quarterly earnings conference call, CEO Angelo Mozilo uttered these memorable words...

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Opinions Vary on Rumors of U.S. Attack on Iran

with Abbas Milanivia NPR
Monday, September 10, 2007

The past couple of weeks have seen an increase in the rumors of possible U.S. military action against Iran...

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EU joins Poland over Russia

with Niall Fergusonvia Polish Radio - External Service
Monday, September 10, 2007

Last weekend EU Foreign Ministers were unanimous: we have to treat Moscow less kindly and more firmly, they said...

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Lacking a major diversity in ideas

with Milton Friedmanvia Collegiate Times (VTech)
Monday, September 10, 2007

In the months after April 16, campuses across the country began scrambling to create programs that encourage diversity and ensure that students have an effective way to report discrimination...

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Who's protecting whom? Texans need a choice

with Milton Friedmanvia Houston Chronicle
Sunday, September 9, 2007

''Many people want the government to protect the consumer," said the late economist Milton Friedman...

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The issue of our time

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, September 9, 2007

There should be no doubt that global warming is the most compelling issue of our time...