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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Judge Edwards’s Odd Concurrence in Ali

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Both Raffaela and Steve have already noted the D.C. Circuit's opinion yesterday in Abdul Razak Ali v. Obama, the latest Guantanamo habeas case. Both also took note of Senior Judge Harry Edwards's brief opinion concurring in the judgment affirming the distr

Analysis and Commentary

Desperate for a Nuclear Deal With Iran

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Will Kiev Streets Thwart Putin's Grand Design?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

A fateful drama is playing out in central Kiev. Tens of thousands of demonstrators occupy Independence Square and block entrances to government buildings. They demand “revolution.” They clamor for the resignation of President Victor Yanukovich’s government  as punishment for his surprise decision to reject the European Union’s offer of association [...]

Analysis and Commentary

EPA's New Overseer Of 'Scientific Integrity': The Blind Leading The Blind

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The EPA has long been intellectually, scientifically and ethically bankrupt. Francesca Grifo will fit right in.

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast
Analysis and Commentary

The Classical Liberal Constitution

by Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Richard Epstein previews his new book with a discussion about what both conservatives and liberals misunderstand about the Constitution.

Analysis and Commentary

PISA and Occam’s Razor

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

What’s a better hypothesis for the lackluster math performance of our fifteen-year-olds? Maybe we’re just not very good at teaching math, especially in high school.

Interviews
Interviews

David Davenport on the John Batchelor Show (3:00)

with David Davenportvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Guests:  Larry Kudlow, CNBC, & Cumulus radio. David Davenport, Stanford & Forbes.com. Scott W. Atlas, Yahoo!Finance. Rich Lowry, NRO, and author, Lincoln Unbound.

Interviews

Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor (19:46)

with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Guests:  Larry Kudlow, CNBC, & Cumulus radio. David Davenport, Stanford & Forbes.com. Scott W. Atlas, Yahoo!Finance. Rich Lowry, NRO, and author, Lincoln Unbound.

In the News
In the News

American 15-Year-Olds Lag, Mainly in Math, on International Standardized Tests

with Eric Hanushek, Michael J. Petrillivia New York Times
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Students in the United States scored in the middle of the developed world in reading and science, but lower in math, according to results released on Tuesday.

In the News

Kissinger and Shultz Give Thumbs-Down to Iran Deal

with George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissingervia Breitbart.com
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

In an op-ed in the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>&nbsp;on Tuesday, former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz give a thumbs-down--as diplomatically as possible--to the new Iran nuclear deal-in-progress.

In the News

North Korean Captive Had Reached Out to Old Comrades Before Trip

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Six months before Merrill Newman flew to North Korea as a tourist, he reached out to surviving members of the once-top-secret guerrilla group he trained as an Army infantryman in the war six decades ago -- a piece of evidence the North Koreans are now using to hold him.

In the News

So, the U.S. Is Terrible at International Tests: Who Cares?

with Eric Hanushekvia Atlantic
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Americans have been botching assessments like the PISA for 50 years. It hasn't held back our economy yet.