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The Value Of Effective Nudging During COVID

cited Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Inside Higher Education
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Despite increasing debate about its viability, if done correctly and with an appropriate level of intention, it can significantly improve student outcomes, John M. Burdick and Emily Peeler contend.

Analysis and Commentary

Migrants And The Threat To Women’s Rights In Europe

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 22, 2021

The lack of frank debate feeds Islamists and the far right, who would impose illiberal solutions.


Why Is American Foreign Policy Tilting Towards Iran?

by Russell A. Bermanvia National Interest
Monday, February 22, 2021

Washington errs when it prefers to embrace hostile regimes over tradtional allies in the Middle East.

In the News

A COVID Reckoning: American Households Have Big Bills Coming Due

quoting Amit Seruvia Stanford Graduate School of Business
Monday, February 22, 2021

Congress and many lenders let families skip payments on mortgages and other loans during the pandemic. But those bills haven’t disappeared.

In the News

A Reporter Looks Back: Remembering George Shultz

featuring George P. Shultzvia Radio Free Asia
Monday, February 22, 2021

Reporters who covered Secretary of State George P. Shultz liked to refer to him as “Buddha” because of his calm demeanor in the face of world crises.

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Questions Remain At A Mass Grave In Holland

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Monday, February 22, 2021

The discovery of a mass grave of 81 British soldiers from the War of the First Coalition in Holland has focused attention on a conflict that seems to contradict some of what is assumed about coalition warfare, and poses a central question about the early days of the Revolutionary Wars of 1792-97: Why did the Allies do so badly against the French in the Netherlands?


The Biden Administration And The China Challenge

by Peter Berkowitzvia Newsweek
Monday, February 22, 2021

On Feb. 4, in his first foreign-policy speech as president of the United States, Joe Biden caricatured Trump administration diplomacy as an abject failure—destructive of American interests and contrary to American ideals. At the same time, Biden gave unwitting recognition to former secretary of state Mike Pompeo's signature achievement, which was to reorient American foreign policy toward the challenge presented by the People's Republic of China (PRC). 


Is The Biden Administration Stumbling Into War?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, February 21, 2021

Nothing is more dangerous than stronger powers, even inadvertently, sending signals that are interpreted as weakness by weaker powers.

In the News

What Left-Wing Educators Don’t Teach During Black History Month

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Digital Signal
Friday, February 19, 2021

Black History Month appears to omit a lot of black history.

Analysis and Commentary

The Sino-American War Of 2025

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Spectator
Friday, February 19, 2021

The reasons why the United States and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) avoided total war, let alone a nuclear exchange, during their armed conflict in the autumn of 2025 remain a source of dispute. What is clearer is why the Sino-American Littoral War broke out, and what course it took. The United States lost part of its position in Asia, while China found its gains an unexpected burden.