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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

As Poland shines, Ukraine sinks. Yet both their trajectories can be changed

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

While the EU is right to react firmly to the show trial of Tymoshenko, it shouldn't see history as a reason to give up on Kiev...

Analysis and Commentary

Does Sex Ed Undermine Parental Rights?

by Robert P. George, Melissa Moschellavia New York Times
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Should the government force parents to send their children to classes that may contradict their moral and religious values...?

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Empty Apologetics

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Grand ahistorical apologies for others can obscure one’s own actual sins...

Analysis and Commentary

Quick Thoughts on the USG’s Refusal to Use Cyberattacks in Libya

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Schmitt and Shanker [of the NYT] give several reasons why the USG declined to use [offensive cyber-weapons], some of which make more sense to me than others...

Analysis and Commentary

Debate Roundup

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

I don’t think the debate will change much in the polls, and those without the money are not going to gain some by tonight’s performance...Here’s a quick take...

Analysis and Commentary

Doing Business with Terrorists

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

That Gilad Shalit has been released after five years of captivity by Hamas brings joy to anyone who watches the Israeli soldier’s reunion with his parents...But joy is tempered by the bitter realities of statecraft...

Analysis and Commentary

Debate Thoughts

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Republican presidential hopefuls’ latest debate – this week’s stop on the tour, Sin City’s Sands Expo and Convention Center (next stop: Michigan, Nov. 9) – had a surreal quality to it...

Analysis and Commentary

A Confused And Confusing CDC

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Forbes.com
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Faced with the question of whether to add a meningitis vaccine to the schedule of vaccines routinely recommended for infants, officials at the CDC are asking the wrong questions to the wrong people, and in a non-transparent way...

Interviews
Interviews

Economics 101 With Thomas Sowell

with Thomas Sowellvia Freedom Watch (Fox Business)
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Libertarian Economist and Hoover Institute Senior Fellow Thomas Sowell discusses economics and freedom with Judge Napolitano...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

GUESTS: James Taranto, WSJ; Bill Whalen, Hoover; Mary O'Grady, WSJ; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents...

In the News
In the News

Larry Arnn on the Declaration and Constitution: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
In the News

Jihad in the Arabian Sea

by Camille Pecastaingvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

What is the future of this troubled and treacherous region...?