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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

New START, Missile Defense, Treaty Amendments

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Last week the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the resolution of ratification for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (“New START), sending it to the entire Senate...

Analysis and Commentary

An Important New Article By Aziz Huq

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

More than two years ago, in my book Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror, I wrote the following paragraph about the value of habeas review to innocent detainees...

Analysis and Commentary

Penny-Wise on Crime

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

For more than 200 years, the political left has been coming up with reasons why criminals should not be punished as much, or at all. The latest gambit in Missouri is providing judges with the costs of incarcerating the criminals they sentence...

Analysis and Commentary

The Politics of Resentment

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Few things have captured in microcosm what has gone so painfully wrong, where racial issues are concerned, like the recent election for mayor of Washington, D.C...

Analysis and Commentary

The Tea Party Meets The Median Voter

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com Blogs
Monday, September 20, 2010

As the dust begins to clear from the last Tuesday’s primary, it is clear that The Tea Party is now in a position to make waves in places outside Boston Harbor...

Analysis and Commentary

Kiobel’s Practical Significance

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, September 20, 2010

The Second Circuit’s holding in Kiobel that plaintiffs cannot sue corporations under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) will, I predict, eventually be embraced by the Supreme Court...

Analysis and Commentary

The World Turned Upside Down

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Monday, September 20, 2010

Barack Obama recently addressed the Congressional Black Caucus...The scare speech was a veiled attack on the Republican Party in terms of civil rights and racial progress...

Analysis and Commentary

Not so pro-Bono

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, September 20, 2010

The most ambitious goal — “to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger” by 2015 — certainly cannot be accomplished without innovative technology. And that, in turn, cannot be developed in the face of UN-based bans and excessive regulatory barriers...

Analysis and Commentary

'Rushdie Rules' reach Florida

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Monday, September 20, 2010

Obama endorses privileged status for Islam...

Analysis and Commentary

Salahi Coverage and the Scorecard

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, September 19, 2010

Just a brief follow-up on my earlier complaints about the “scorecard” approach to detainee litigation coverage...

Analysis and Commentary

Timely Views on Deflation from Governor Shirakawa

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, September 18, 2010

For years economists and policymakers in the United State have been expressing fears that America would enter a Japanese-style deflation...It was therefore very helpful and quite refreshing that Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa’s chose to address this issue in a speech this week...

Analysis and Commentary

Not a Repeat of the Great Intervention

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Friday, September 17, 2010

This week marked the first exchange market intervention by the Bank of Japan since March 16, 2004, a day I remember well...

Interviews
Interviews

Economics professor David Henderson on income tax

with David R. Hendersonvia WGN News
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Mike McConnell is joined by David Henderson of the Naval Postgraduate School to talk about tax rates and our current economic status...

In the News
In the News

‘Left coast’ conservative turns Senate battle into a dead heat

with Bill Whalenvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
In the News

Longest recession since 1930s ended in June 2009, group says

with Robert E. Hallvia Bloomberg
Monday, September 20, 2010
In the News

FACT CHECK: Was GM-Chrysler rescue a blank check?

with Keith Hennesseyvia Associated Press
Monday, September 20, 2010
In the News

A drug with gills? U.S. agency reshapes debate on biotech fish

with Henry I. Millervia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Monday, September 20, 2010