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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Seventh Anniversary

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia Forbes
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Tomorrow, we will stop--again--to wonder why we lost 3,000 people to al-Qaida's acts of terrorist violence...

Analysis and Commentary

The Foreign Policy Difference

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The candidacy of Barack Obama seems to have lost some of its luster of late, and I suspect this has something to do with large questions many Americans still harbor about his view of the dangerous world around us...

Analysis and Commentary

Auf Wiedersehen, agbiotech

by Henry I. Millervia Nature Biotechnology
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Recombinant DNA technology, or genetic modification (GM), applied to agriculture has yielded a cornucopia of grains, fruits and vegetables that are resistant to disease, salt or drought, display enhanced nutritional content or produce higher yield with lower chemical input and environmental impact...

Analysis and Commentary

No Chance

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Review Online
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

When asked to specify his bipartisan bonafides, to which he often alludes, Sen. Barack Obama likes to talk about education...

Analysis and Commentary

Source for the goose should be source for the gander

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Jamie Boyle’s sensible defence of open-source software starts in a disarming way, by suggesting that the Federal Circuit’s decision in Jacobsen v Katzer, which upheld the validity of an open-source copyright claim, was one of those dry-as-dust decisions that only intellectual property geeks could love...

In the News
In the News

Georgian strife causes political rifts

with Michael McFaulvia Politico
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The fallout from Russia’s conflict with Georgia is producing an unusual split in American politics — not between the parties so much as between the presidential candidates and their colleagues in Congress...

In the News

The Word According to Andrew Klavan: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Andrew Klavan gives a tour of his life in — and out of — faith...

In the News

Drop in violence in Iraq attributed to secret assassination programme

with Larry Diamondvia National (United Arab Emirates)
Wednesday, September 10, 2008

"The dramatic drop in violence in Iraq is due in large part to a secret programme the US military has used to kill terrorists, according to a new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward," CNN reported...

In the News

Harvard Economist to Discuss Macroeconomic Disasters at The University of Scranton

with Robert J. Barrovia Media Newswire
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

“Macroeconomic Disasters since 1870” will be the topic discussed by Robert J. Barro, Ph.D., at The University of Scranton’s 23rd annual Henry George Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 30...

In the News

Teachers Matter

with Eric Hanushek, Caroline M. Hoxbyvia National Review Online
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Education reform has made impressive strides in the last several years...

In the News

The Politics of Education Are Changing

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I read your “advice to the next president” with interest...

In the News

CAIR Attempts to Sabotage Law Enforcement Terrorism Training

with Daniel Pipesvia Conservative Voice
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

The Council for American Islamic Relations has been trying in vain to stop a counter- terrorism program in Sarasota Florida, aimed at providing first responders with information on subjects such as building safety, suicide terrorism, technologies against terrorism and more...

In the News

Iran's arrest of doctors jeopardizes US program

with Michael McFaulvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Two celebrated Iranian doctors who participated in a US-funded exchange program have been arrested in Iran and accused of using their global AIDS work to destabilize the Iranian government, according to State Department officials and former students at Harvard's School of Public Health who are seeking their release...

In the News

Leading for Learning: Charter Schools

with Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Many educational reformers view charter schools as a promising strategy for promoting innovation and choice while freeing schools of the bureaucracy that characterizes traditional public education...