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Analysis and Commentary

All Tomorrow's Euro-Muslims

by Josef Joffevia New York Sun
Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Mark Steyn, the Canadian columnist who lives in "blue" New Hampshire, is a true "red-stater" whose genius ranges somewhere between Mark Twain and Ambrose Bierce...

In the News

The World War II Study Group

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Examiner
Tuesday, December 12, 2006

It was a couple of months after D-Day, the results of the European land war were awful — 2,500 casualties a day for allied forces — and Americans were getting jittery...

In the News

Rush to Judgment in the Ex-Spy Poisoning

with Arnold Beichmanvia Nation
Sunday, December 10, 2006

As the mystery of Alexander Litvinenko's death by polonium 210 continues to unfold--and the shadowy world of spies, former agents, defectors and seedy characters revealed seems lifted from a twisted Le Carré plot--questions continue to arise about the poisoning of the former FSB agent and defector to Britain...

In the News

When an Ex-K.G.B. Man Says They’re Out to Get Him...

with Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Sunday, December 10, 2006

I called Alexander Litvinenko in London to ask him about poison and the K.G.B., and he was glad to oblige...

In the News

Poisoned relations

with John B. Dunlopvia World Magazine
Saturday, December 9, 2006

The diagnosis was so unlikely, it came too late for Alexander Litvinenko: radiation poisoning by polonium-210, a highly rare and lethal element discovered by Marie Curie...

Analysis and Commentary

The BBC is worth every penny, but this elephant must tread carefully

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 7, 2006

In the next few weeks, the government will decide how much British viewers will pay for the BBC over the next seven years...

In the News

Counterterrorism, integration of Islam in Europe

with Niall Fergusonvia Spero News
Thursday, December 7, 2006

Samuel Huntington’s theory of a global confrontation between Islam and “the West” is particularly attractive in Europe, where problems with Islamic minorities are regarded as local skirmishes in an international struggle at the heart of which lie values, symbols, and identity, and where conflicts over what to do with Muslims have reopened old debates about the position of religion in society and created unlikely political alliances...

In the News

Caplan on Discrimination

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, December 5, 2006

In the latest episode of EconTalk, Bryan Caplan and I talk about whether markets can reduce or eliminate discrimination...

In the News

Poisoning Latest Blow to Russia's Image

with Michael McFaulvia Associated Press
Monday, December 4, 2006

This was the year the Russian government aimed to brighten its image overseas...

Analysis and Commentary

Oil fuels despotism, bloodshed

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Monday, December 4, 2006

With the gruesome poisoning of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, Vladimir V. Putin's Russia stands accused of killing yet another critic...