I've visited eight countries to see how they educate their high-ability kids in the hope that we might pick up tips that would prove useful in improving the woeful state of “gifted education” in the U.S
Cheng Li’s and Ryan McElveen’s good post over the weekend (via Daniel Byman) sparked the following reflections on U.S. economic espionage, post-Snowden. Li and McElveen nicely summarize U.S.-Chinese relations concerning cybersecurity in the run-up to and
I have only had a chance to look briefly at the Guantanamo-related provisions of the House-Senate compromise NDAA, but the text looks to me like a big win for the Obama administration---and for common sense. The administration will cast this as a step f
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, and John Taylor, former U.S Treasury Undersecretary, debate short and long-term rates under Greenspan's Fed. There was a high correlation between short and long-term rates before 2003, defends Greenspan.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, riding high on its victory in the recent assembly elections, has more reason to cheer. In a major boost to BJP Prime Ministerial Narendra Modi, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice claimed the Gujarat riots were no longer an issue and the US would work with Modi if he became the Prime Minister.
In his first extensive remarks since returning home, Merrill Newman said that while the North Koreans looked after his health and fed him well, he was under constant guard in his hotel room and 'my interrogator made it clear that if I did not cooperate, I could be sentenced to jail for espionage for 15 years.'