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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Eeyore Act

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

It was elegant, but would it kill him to endorse winning. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

'Brilliance,' Biden, baseball and other thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Random thoughts on the passing scene: Sometimes we seem like people on a pleasure boat drifting down the Niagara River, unaware that there are waterfalls up ahead. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Dean Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

That was such a strange speech. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Are the Swiss Becoming Hateful?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Swiss voters recently approved by a substantial margin (57 percent yes) a referendum to ban minarets on top of mosques. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

A Commander-in-Chief & His Lieutenant

by Kori Schakevia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The president was underwhelming at West Point. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

If only wishing would make it so

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The AP reports. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Is It 'Blood for Oil,' or 'Blood for No Oil'?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 30, 2009

The latest from Newsweek. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Change We Can Believe In

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, November 29, 2009

So, fellow critics of Obama, what would we do instead. . . .

Interviews
Interviews

Q&A: Hoover's Henriksen on Obama's expected troop increase in Afghanistan

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Stanford Report
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

President Obama is expected to announce Tuesday that he'll send roughly 30,000 more troops to fight the war in Afghanistan. . . .

In the News
In the News

'We must play an active role to establish a nuclear weapon free world'

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands)
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

US president Obama has been in office for nearly a year and since his inauguration he has repeatedly stated the necessity of a world without nuclear weapons. . . .

In the News

Recession Creates a Captive Audience for Taxpayers

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Times
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Recent experience with municipal sales and income taxation serves as a reminder that competition among governments benefits their “customers” — us. . . .

In the News

The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers

with Niall Fergusonvia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

From the brains behind Iran's Green Revolution to the economic Cassandra who actually did have a crystal ball, they had the big ideas that shaped our world in 2009. . . .

In the News

Obama Ain't Done Jack to Change Our Enemies' Opinion of America

with Fouad Ajamivia Rush Limbaugh Show
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Fouad Ajami in the Wall Street Journal today: "A foreign policy of penance has won America no friends. . . ."

In the News

Obama and Erdogan

with Daniel Pipesvia Hellenic News of America
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on December 7, 2009. . . .

In the News

Obama's Afghan Strategy Makes Nod to War Hawks and Political Advisers

with Kori Schakevia Fox News
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

President Obama's decision to send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan after a 92-day review appears to be a compromise between his hawkish advisers who were pressing him to heed the advice of his military commanders and his political advisers, most notably Vice President Biden, who argued for an alternative strategy that would have scaled back the effort. . . .

In the News

The financial dozen on FP's list of 100 Top Thinkers

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial News
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Foreign Policy magazine has released its list of the top 100 global thinkers of 2009, a list that includes a number of economists, financiers and public officials. . . .

In the News

Charter schools: Two studies, two conclusions

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Washington Post
Monday, November 30, 2009

As President Obama pushes for more charter schools, the education world craves a report card on an experiment nearly two decades old. . . .