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Analysis and Commentary

Teachers give Bloomberg & Co. a meritorious education

by Diane Ravitchvia Daily News
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The teachers union just outsmarted the Smartest Guys in Education...

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Tumultuous Britain

with Niall Ferguson, Timothy Garton Ashvia Prospect Magazine (UK)
Thursday, November 1, 2007

There are three leading views about the "special relationship" between the United States and Britain...

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Asia's Forgotten Crisis

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Over the past decade, Burma has gone from being an antidemocratic embarrassment and humanitarian disaster to being a serious threat to its neighbors' security...

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COIN of the Realm

with John Abizaidvia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, November 1, 2007

The U.S. military's new counterinsurgency manual is an overdue step forward in doctrine...

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Promises of motorcycles, cell phones for suicide bombers

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Suicide bombers are not all alike...

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Genocide Claiming a Larger Place in Middle and High School Lessons

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The debate in the U.S. House of Representatives over whether the mass killings of Armenians that began in 1915 should be declared “genocide” has been resolved in practice in many American classrooms...

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The Immigration Solution?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia PR Newswire
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

In The Immigration Solution: A Better Plan Than Today's, authors Heather Mac Donald, Victor Davis Hanson, and Steven Malanga diagnose and offer prescriptions for our current immigration mess...

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Evers Wins Senate Confirmation for Education Department Post

with Williamson M. Eversvia Education Week
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The U.S. Senate last week confirmed by voice vote Williamson M. Evers to serve as assistant secretary for planning, evaluation, and policy development in the U.S. Department of Education, a position vacant since Thomas W. Luce III resigned last year...

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Historian’s memoirs of Yugoslavian childhood focus of talk

with Hoover Institution, Norman M. Naimarkvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Historian Larry Wolff, editor Wayne Vucinich's Memoirs of My Childhood in Yugoslavia, will discuss the book at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in Oak West Lounge in Tresidder Union...

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How government expansion worsens hard times

with Milton Friedmanvia Townhall
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

For those Americans who know anything at all about the history of the Great Depression and the New Deal, the story line seems simple, dramatic, inspiring and familiar:..

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Democratic reform demands parallel social, economic changes in Latin America

with Larry Diamond, Alejandro Toledovia Stanford Report
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Democratic reform in Latin America can succeed only if poverty, inequality and social exclusion are tackled throughout the region too, Peru's former President Alejandro Toledo said last week in Cubberley Auditorium...

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Bufoonery

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

In honor of Don's superb description of the politician's daily tribulations, and in honor of the start of the World Series, here are two recent examples of political bufoonery followed by a classic...

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What Did the NAEP Scores Mean?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Welcome home from Russia!

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Estonia Breaks Into Globalization Top 10

with Milton Friedmanvia RedState
Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Plutarch once said that someone's greatest monument is his/her children...

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Words of warning

with Niall Fergusonvia Dallas Morning News
Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Pundits are waving the yellow flag after President Bush told reporters last week that “if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing [Iran] from having the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon..."