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Analysis and Commentary

What Drives High Growth Rates?

by Michael Spencevia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 24, 2007

With China and India growing at high rates, there has been a dramatic increase in the fraction of the world's population experiencing the benefits and challenges of rapid growth...

In the News

Why India Needs School Vouchers

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 15, 2007

On India's Republic Day, January 26, the New Delhi-based Centre for Civil Society will launch a campaign for school choice...

Michael Spence

Economic Growth In India and China

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Michael Spencevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, November 27, 2006

According to Michael Spence, “We are entering a period in which the two most populous countries in the world are the fastest-growing countries in the world—and the fastest-growing countries in the history of the world.” How have India and China done it, and what problems do they face as they seek to sustain this growth? What threats do these two economic powers pose to the United States, and what strategies should guide our relations with them? (37:01) Video transcript

Analysis and Commentary

God knows why faith is thriving

by Dinesh D’Souzavia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, October 22, 2006

A group of leading atheists is puzzled by the continued existence and vitality of religion

In the News

More Rubble, Less Trouble?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, October 22, 2006

There is a new narrative—compare the recent essay in the New York Times Magazine on the supposed resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan—namely that the United States is failing not only in Iraq to win hearts and minds, but also in Afghanistan…

Growing Old the Hard Way: China, Russia, India

by Nicholas Eberstadtvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2006

Living longer but poorer

A Hero's Tale

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2006

Bruce Berkowitz on First In: An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan by Gary C. Schroen

Getting India Right

by C. Raja Mohan, Parag Khannavia Policy Review
Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Mutual interests and democratic affinity

Divide et Impera

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

Divide et impera—divide and conquer—is an ancient strategy. Thomas H. Henriksen explains how to adapt it to the war on terror, exploiting the ideological and religious differences of our enemies.

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Great Debates

via Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

The creation of the new Afghan constitution was rife with conflict. Will it bring peace to this long-suffering country? By J Alexander Thier.