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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Which Has More Islamist Terrorism, Europe Or America?

by Daniel Pipesvia Bulletin (PA)
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

"Since 9/11, there have been over 2,300 arrests connected to Islamist terrorism in Europe in contrast to about 60 in the United States."...

Analysis and Commentary

An Internet Fraud

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Over the years, many statements have been falsely attributed to me, but this is the first year in which a whole column has been made up and circulated in a chain letter on the Internet, claiming that I wrote it...

Analysis and Commentary

What Reagan and Shultz Can Teach Us About Talking to Iran

by Michael McFaul with George P. Shultzvia Democracy Arsenal
Monday, July 7, 2008

In their column on National Review on June 24, 2008 called “10 Concerns about Barack Obama,” William Bennett and Seth Leibsohn, begin their list of attacks on Senator Obama by writing that “Barack Obama’s foreign policy is dangerous, naïve, and betrays a profound misreading of history.”...

In the News
In the News

Iran Raises Vanishing of 4 Citizens in Beirut as U.N. Issue

with Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Iran, sharpening its image contest with Israel amid the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program, has resurrected questions about the fate of four of its citizens who disappeared in Beirut in 1982 while Israeli forces occupied the city...

In the News

Summerhill & I

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

You and I do travel in different circles!...

In the News

Passover, Coke, and Ethanol

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

During Passover, traditional Jews from Eastern Europe have a custom of avoiding corn along with flour and bread and other forbidden foods...

In the News

Good and Bad Times

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Obama said not a word last autumn about the Moveon.org slander of Gen. Petraeus when he was running hard left of Clinton and the Moveon.org crowd was essential to his candidacy...

In the News

Ben Wittes and I Discuss the Boumediene Fallout at TNR

with Benjamin Wittesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

I think Benjamin Wittes (a former Washington Post editorial writer who is now at Brookings and writes a regular legal column for The New Republic) is one of the nation's most thoughtful legal analysts, as anyone can tell from my review of his new book, Law and the Long War, which appears in the current print edition of NR (subscription required)...

In the News

The ghetto of gifted education

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Vero Beach Press-Journal (FL)
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

“Can we be excellent and equal too?”...

In the News

McFaul Defends Obama's Russia Policy and Himself

by Michael McFaulvia Nation
Monday, July 7, 2008

The following is a letter written by Obama foriegn policy advisor Prof. Michael McFaul in response to Robert Dreyfuss's blog entitled: The Rise and McFaul of Obama's Russia Policy...

In the News

George Shultz's Plan for Global Nuclear Disarmament

by George P. Shultzvia ForaTv
Friday, June 27, 2008

Former Secretary of State George Shultz gives his advice on how to approach a global effort at nuclear disarmament. He believes it must be a global initiative, even if led by the U.S. President, with all countries participating equally...