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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

High Risk, Low Yield

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - High Risk, Low Yield

Analysis and Commentary

Angela Merkel's Gilded Status Quo

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

By German standards, Angela Merkel scored a landslide victory in Sunday's election. But remember Midas, the mythical Greek king, who faced starvation because his touch turned everything—food and drink included—into gold. Chancellor Merkel appears to have the same touch.

Analysis and Commentary

Dodd-Frank Strikes Again

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
 
Analysis and Commentary

Asset Pricing MOOC Open

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, September 23, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

How Obama Was Checkmated by Iran

by Fouad Ajamivia Bloomberg View
Monday, September 23, 2013

“Down is up and up is down. I feel like we have passed through the looking glass and are looking back at a backwards world,” a military historian of the modern Middle East wrote in a recent note to me about the hectic diplomacy over Syria and Iran. “Where did all the realists go? It’s as though the Cold War never took place.”

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Analysis and Commentary

Justice Department vs. Louisiana Voucher Kids

by Clint Bolickvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, September 23, 2013

School-choice programs have faced no shortage of legal challenges en route to their adoption in 18 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis and Commentary

The Caravan: Not Really About Syria

by Reuel Marc Gerechtvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, September 23, 2013

The Geneva Syrian talks, like the President’s speech on Syria, have left out many things, but most importantly several inescapable truths about this conflict:

Analysis and Commentary

The Problem Is Obesity Not Hunger (Thoughts On The Food Stamps Debate)

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Monday, September 23, 2013

The hunger crisis is a clever fabrication to serve political and commercial interests.

Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian Podcast: Larry Summers and the Search for a Fed Chairman

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, September 20, 2013

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Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show (29:09)

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 23, 2013

Guests: Michael Ledeen, FDD. Paul R. Gregory, Forbes.com. Yochi Dreazen, Foreign Policy magazine. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover & Real Clear Politics.

Interviews

Paul Gregory on the John Batchelor Show (10:24)

with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 23, 2013

Guests: Michael Ledeen, FDD. Paul R. Gregory, Forbes.com. Yochi Dreazen, Foreign Policy magazine. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover & Real Clear Politics.