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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Arabs, Israelis, and Underdogs

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Magazine
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Who, a century back, would have imagined Jews making the better soldiers and Arabs the better publicists?”...

Analysis and Commentary

The Only Way To Prevent Genocide

by Tod Lindbergvia Commentary
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Have you ever found yourself in the position of asking, on your own behalf or on behalf of others, how many or precisely which people it would be useful to kill in order to secure a benefit for yourself or your cause?...

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In the News

Great Expectations -- The G20 Meeting

with John B. Taylorvia KQED
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) rich and developing countries meet in London on Thursday to discuss ways to tackle the global economic crisis...

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Ying-Ying Chang: A distraught but determined mother carries the torch for her famous daughter

with Hoover Institution, Nicholas Siekierskivia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

To the world, Iris Chang seemed to have everything...

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The incredible shrinking economy

with Niall Fergusonvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

It sometimes seems as though every day another bank or building society needs to be shored up as fast as possible - or else life as we know it will come tumbling down...

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Geithner plan a radical step away from system

with John B. Taylorvia Arizona Republic
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

During the campaign, I wrote a column saying that Barack Obama was not a socialist, when the accusation that he was became pervasive in certain conservative haunts...

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Crisis & the Law with Richard Epstein: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Richard Epstein rates the separate responses of the Bush and Obama administrations to the financial crisis...

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When ignorance and bigotry conjoin; Israel and the two-state delusion

with Niall Fergusonvia Examiner (DC)
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The above is an ethnic map of counties in the United States...

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Culture Briefs

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

"There is an abiding alienation between ... modern conservatism and formerly oppressed minorities. ... I think it began in a very specific cultural circumstance: the dramatic loss of moral authority that America suffered in the 1960s after openly acknowledging its long mistreatment of blacks and other minorities...

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DLC Head Harold Ford Defends DC Opportunity Scholarships, Praises Pres. Obama's Courage

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

In a recent opinon column in the Mar. 26 issue of Politico newspaper, former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford Jr. praises President Obama's courage and resolution on school reform...

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Obama's Poor Tax

with Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

"I can make a firm pledge . . . no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase."...

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Left and Right Against the Military Industrial Complex

with Niall Fergusonvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

President Barack Obama plans to keep as many as 50,000 troops in Iraq for an indefinite period of time and send thousands more to Afghanistan...

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The kosher bridge

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

It's kosher because it's not pork, at least that what the Mayor thinks...

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Fiorina 'seriously considering' challenging Sen. Barbara Boxer

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

In the strongest signal yet of her political ambitions, Carly Fiorina said Tuesday that she is "seriously considering" challenging U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in next year's California Senate race...

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G-20 could help US, Russia “reset” ties

with George P. Shultzvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Among the many great expectations being loaded onto this week’s G-20 summit in London is the hope that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, will decisively push the “reset” button to reverse the nearly decade-long downward spiral in Washington-Moscow ties...

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E-Learning Industry Evolving

with Terry M. Moevia Education Week
Thursday, March 26, 2009

Even in today's gloomy business climate, market experts predict that the K-12 online education industry will continue to grow, albeit at a somewhat slower pace, as rapidly increasing enrollments in virtual schools begin to taper off and the country’s economic troubles persist...

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Lessons From the Ivory Tower

with Terry M. Moevia Education Week
Thursday, March 26, 2009

Although online education is growing as an option for students in K-12 school districts, colleges and universities have been much quicker to develop and provide online courses and incorporate them into their curricula.