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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Making of a Hijacker

by Fouad Ajamivia New Republic
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Of the 19 young Arabs who struck the United States on September 11, the Lebanese-born Ziad Jarrah, who is thought to have been at the controls of the plane forced down by its heroic passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, has always been of greater interest to me than the others...

Analysis and Commentary

Keynesian Economics vs. Regular Economics

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Food stamps and other transfers aren't necessarily bad ideas, but there's no evidence they spur growth...

Analysis and Commentary

The False WWII Analogy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Obama’s America is more like Attlee’s Britain than Truman’s America...

Analysis and Commentary

Boeing and Verizon Capture Strategic Hill in Labor Wars

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Normally most news about labor developments reflect the unwise labor policies pursued at every level of the Obama administration...It is good therefore to report that there has been some pushback on these issues...

Analysis and Commentary

The Name Game

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

It’s silly season again, and I’m not referring to the Republican primaries. No, I’m thinking about the all-out battle for proponents and opponents of “reform” to stick a nasty label on the other side and claim the mantle of truth and goodness for themselves...

Analysis and Commentary

Chinese Economics With Midwest Characteristics

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

In recent years, China has turned its attention increasingly in the direction of domestic economic policy and international economic issues...

Analysis and Commentary

Ryan Says No, Rubio Comes West: Read it and Veep

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

If you’re disappointed that Ryan won’t be getting star billing on a presidential bumper sticker next fall, fret not: we still have a year’s worth of vice presidential speculation ahead of us...

Analysis and Commentary

The New California

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Whether he wins the nomination or not, Rick Perry’s August charge into the top echelon of GOP presidential hopefuls marks at least this turning point: In national Republican politics, Texas is the new California...

Analysis and Commentary

Job One for the Budget Super-Committee: Cut the New Health Entitlement's Cost

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

I offer the view that no deficit-reduction agreement can credibly be called balanced if it fails to do one simple and necessary thing: cut the projected cost of new spending enacted in last year’s health care law...

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the Daily Wrap

with Fouad Ajamivia Daily Wrap (Wall Street Journal Radio Network)
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

...[T]he latest on Libya and what the future could be for them...

Interviews

Addressing Fears of Recession

with Russell Robertsvia Diane Rehm Show (NPR)
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Are we facing another economic recession? Experts weigh in on fears the economy is heading for another downturn and ideas on how to get it growing again...

In the News
In the News

Political Quotient’s with Tim Groseclose: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 24, 2011