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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Opposing view: Interrogation methods work

by Marc Thiessenvia USA Today
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

President Obama's decision to release highly classified details of how the United States interrogates captured terrorists is one of the most dangerous acts an American president has taken in a time of war...

Analysis and Commentary

Islamists and the Left Working Together in Muslim-majority Countries?

by Daniel Pipesvia Family Security Matters
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

The Iranian revolution of 1978-79 influenced relations between Islamists and the Left in two ways:...

Analysis and Commentary

On Earth Day, think Thoreau

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day is upon us, and with it, several "green" events, including the broadcasting of "Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau" on public television and in schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Lion's Den: The limits of terrorism

by Daniel Pipesvia Jerusalem Post
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Does terrorism work, meaning, does it achieve its perpetrators' objectives?...

Analysis and Commentary

Zionism and Racism, Again: Durban II

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia World Affairs Journal
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

It took the Obama administration some time to get the full picture...

In the News
In the News

Klein on The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Episode 3--A Discussion of Part II

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

This is the third podcast in the EconTalk Book Club discussion of The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith...

In the News

Edge Found for District-Run Schools

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A new study of the Philadelphia schools has found that students in district-run schools posted larger test-score gains than those attending city schools run by private managers...

In the News

Timothy Geithner Doesn't Get It

by Jonathan Maceyvia Washington Post
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner made his first appearance before the Congressional Oversight Panel, which is one of the cadre of government-sponsored entities overseeing the massive bailout and recapitalization of the U.S. financial industry...

In the News

Color blind

with Thomas Sowellvia Las Vegas Review-Journal
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Over the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a series of cases that could confirm or sharply narrow the government's use of race-based policies to supposedly promote "equal treatment before the law."...

In the News

Corporate America’s Counter-Stimulus Strategy

with Robert E. Hallvia Dollars and Sense (MA)
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

“Is it too late? I hope not,” said an exasperated Anthony Fortunato, president of the 260-worker United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2604 at an ArcelorMittal steel mill in Lackawanna, New York, as he and his members watched the mill being systematically taken apart...

In the News

Managing American Hegemony: Essays of Power In a Time of Dominance By Kori N. Schake

with Kori Schakevia Business Wire
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Questions about the about the United States’ position of power in the 21st century are examined in depth in Managing American Hegemony: Essays on Power in a Time of Dominance, by Hoover research fellow Kori Schake (Hoover Institution Press, 2009)...

In the News

Bush Aide: CIA Interrogations Worked

with Marc Thiessenvia NewsMax
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

President Barack Obama’s claim that the techniques used by the CIA to question terrorist suspects did not produce valuable information is “patently false,” according to an opinion piece in the Washington Post...

In the News

Session II Of a Council On Foreign Relations Symposium On Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ans U.S. National Security

with Kori Schakevia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

SUBJECT: OPTIONS AND PRESCRIPTIONS FOR U.S. POLICY...