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Analysis and Commentary

Egypt and “The End of History”

by Kori Schakevia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Russell D. Roberts

Nina Munk on poverty, development, and The Idealist

by Russell Roberts
Monday, January 27, 2014

Nina Munk, journalist and author of The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, discusses her book with EconTalk host Russell Roberts. Topics include Munk’s inspiration and research for the book; the Millennium Villages Project and Jeffrey Sachs’s vision for development, including the “poverty trap,”as outlined in his book The End of Poverty; and the successes and failures of the Millennium Villages Project.


Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Part I)

with Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal Live
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Wall Street Journal Video includes original programming on-demand as well as news and features from reporters across the globe.

In the News

State and Human Security in Central Africa

with Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Historically, armies in Africa underwent two major shifts, Dizolele said. During the Cold War, they often were aligned with their former colonial power—for e...

Analysis and Commentary

Nelson Mandela, Western Saint

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Monday, December 9, 2013

What Mandela's life told us about Western civilization.

Analysis and Commentary

Nelson Mandela and Others: Reflections on Hard Choices

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Friday, December 6, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Nelson Mandela, RIP

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, December 5, 2013

I just heard from a KQED news producer a few minutes ago that Nelson Mandela has died.

In the News

The Crisis Facing Christians in Egypt

with Samuel Tadrosvia Catholic Herald
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Copts are paying the price for the failure of liberalism in Egypt, says Robin Harris


Mvemba Phezo Dizolele on Ask the Expert

with Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Writer, foreign policy analyst, and independent journalist Mvemba Phezo Dizolele discusses the drivers of conflict in Africa's Great Lakes region.