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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

1989!

by Timothy Garton Ashvia New York Review of Books
Thursday, November 5, 2009

Unsurprisingly, the twentieth anniversary of 1989 has added to an already groaning shelf of books on the year that ended the short twentieth century...

Analysis and Commentary

Voting Present Is Not an Option

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

While our Narcissus-in-Chief is frozen gazing at his perfect image in his private pool, choices have to be made in Afghanistan. Consider the following:...

Analysis and Commentary

Super Freakonomics

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

I'm only 27 pages into Levitt's and Dubner's new book, but already I'm liking Super Freakonomics better than Freakonomics...

Analysis and Commentary

Hunger, Hypocrisy And The U.N.

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Bill Gates may be the world's richest person--and also the most generous, as measured by amount of philanthropy--but we shouldn't assume this makes him the most perspicacious...

Analysis and Commentary

A Plea For Procedural Due Process

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Today we live in world of entitlements...

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson: U.S. Empire in Decline, on Collision Course with China

with Niall Fergusonvia Yahoo!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The U.S. is an empire in decline, according to Niall Ferguson, Harvard professor and author of The Ascent of Money...

In the News
In the News

Revising the Revolution

with Bertrand M. Patenaudevia National Review
Monday, November 2, 2009

What are we to make of Trotsky?...

In the News

Bam's charter challenge

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Post
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

For once, state lawmakers might do something positive -- and lift the cap on charter schools...

In the News

Stanford draws top black profs.

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Amadu Kaba, a professor from Seton Hall University, is claiming that Stanford and other prestigious universities are magnets for a disproportionate number of well-known black scholars...

In the News

Niall Ferguson: The Dollar Is Finished And The Chinese Are Dumping It

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Insider (NY)
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Economic historian Niall Ferguson warns that China's love affair with the dollar is fading faster than anyone realizes...

In the News

Fed's Plosser calls for stricter rules on policy

with John B. Taylorvia Reuters
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A top Federal Reserve official said on Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs stricter policies dictating when it should step in with bailouts, saying such measures would have reduced confusion during last year's financial crisis...

In the News

Close Read: The Very Best Year

with Timothy Garton Ashvia New Yorker
Monday, October 19, 2009

“The year 1989 was one of the best in European history,” Timothy Garton Ash writes in the New York Review of Books...

In the News

Misunderstanding Iran

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Indiana Daily Student
Monday, October 19, 2009

With the first international dialogue in years about the Iranian uranium enrichment program opening next week, the troubled relationship between Iran and the West is at an important crossroads...

In the News

Nuclear scientist tapped as CISAC's inaugural Perry Fellow

with William J. Perryvia Stanford Report
Monday, October 19, 2009

Joseph C. Martz, a nuclear materials scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, is Stanford's first William J. Perry Fellow in International Security...