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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Iraq’s Savage Ironies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The war in Iraq — as all wars — is fraught with savage ironies...

In the News
In the News

Ravitch Reports: Dems Don't Want Big Changes to NCLB

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Toward the end of her latest entry on the Building Bridges blog, Diane Ravitch reports on her inside knowledge about how much Democrats want to change NCLB...

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Crunch is on to Close Racial Achievement Gap

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Four Castro Elementary School students spent a lot of time in the principal's office last spring. But that was a good thing...

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No Child Left Behind: Pass or Fail?

by Hoover Institutionvia Hoover Institution
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

This fall, Congress will reexamine the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act to decide whether it merits reauthorization, revamping, or outright dismissal...

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Rice Reaches for Legacy in Mideast Talks

with George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Donald Trump says she can't close a deal. The pope politely declined to meet with her, saying he was on vacation...

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Abizaid Calls for Diplomatic, Economic, Military Forces in Iraq

with John Abizaidvia Nevada Appeal
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Careful not to criticize either the commander-in-chief or Congress, retired Gen. John Abizaid said it will take a combination of military, diplomatic, private enterprise and patience to succeed in Iraq...

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Defense Spending

by Hoover Institutionvia Hoover Institution
Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The United States spends just over 4 percent of its gross domestic product on defense expenditures...

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More Progress

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, November 20, 2007

More data from the American Housing Survey...

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Caveat Emptor

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Buyer beware, even when the item is only truth and the price is zero...