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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The nuclear threat: a new start

by Sidney D. Drell with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Physics World (UK)
Monday, February 2, 2009

President Obama has said that he intends to “make the goal of eliminating all nuclear weapons a central element in [US] nuclear policy”...

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Don’t Give Up on Markets

by Terry Andersonvia Big Sky Business Journal (MT)
Monday, February 2, 2009

The financial meltdown has led many people, especially politicians, to blame the problem on market failure and to jump on the regulatory bandwagon...

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Eliminating the threat of nuclear arms

with Sidney D. Drellvia Institute Of Physics (UK)
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

President Barack Obama has made his intention of eliminating all nuclear weapons a tenet of his administration's foreign policy...

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Immigration with Mark Krikorian: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Mark Krikorian details the dangers of trans-nationalism and multiculturalism...

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New US office takes fresh approach to carbon

with Terry Andersonvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The Obama administration is off to a running start on climate change – pushing to let California and other states set tougher restrictions on greenhouse gases and accelerating higher gas mileage standards for cars and trucks...

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Fed keeps pumping money into banks

with Michael J. Boskinvia Marketplace
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The Federal Reserve says it's going to keep extending its lifeline of cash to the banking system, indicating it's nowhere near weaning banks off emergency treatment...

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Where is the Stimulus Shock and Awe?

with Robert J. Barrovia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

During a November 25 press conference, then President-elect Obama promised "a new spirit of ingenuity," declaring that the "old ways of Washington simply can't meet the challenges of today and tomorrow," and that "just because a program, a special interest tax break, or corporate subsidy is hidden in this year's budget does not mean that it will survive the next."...

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The over-selling of bare-knuckle capitalism

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

A CENTURY and a half ago, the Swiss Alps experienced a storied tragedy...

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Gates and Chu--Will They Sink Obama's Nuclear Policy?

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia New Republic
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

As Mike Crowley points out, Barack Obama has been conspicuously sluggish in appointing a nonproliferation team--something that's giving nuclear policy experts jitters...

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We don’t want no stimulus plan (or, the case against Keynes)

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

It was bound to happen - the return of the anti-Keynesians en force...

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President admits fault in appointment

with Bill Whalenvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

President Obama admitted on Tuesday night he made a mistake in his handling of the tax controversy surrounding the nomination of Tom Daschle...

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What America Needs is a Fixed 4% Mortgage

with Niall Fergusonvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Debt crises, as I have written before, are as old as civilization...

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Venture Capital Investment Taking A Beating From Recession

with Robert E. Hallvia US News and World Report
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Everyone is talking about consumer spending and bank lending being down, but venture capital investment might be the greatest casualty of the recession thus far...

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An easy solution for Social Security

with George P. Shultz, John Shovenvia Tracy Press
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

President Obama enters the White House with a constellation of challenges not seen since Franklin Roosevelt...

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Folly Triumphant

with Niall Fergusonvia Barron's Online
Monday, February 2, 2009

THERE IS A REAL SENSE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT TO BE HAD from touring a small museum...

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Framed by water: U.S. & Global Trade, Politics and Law

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins)
Monday, January 26, 2009

Water flows through the center of commerce, politics and law—in the history of the American republic and in the current debates of the international community...