Dec. 29, 2009 9:49 am
As the plans for American foreign policy are being debated in the White House and the corridors of Congress, it is increasingly apparent that the options are limited.
It is not that options are limited by the lack of imagination, albeit that is a factor. The overarching concern is that foreign policy options are limited by the lack of resources.
The Obama initiatives to stimulate the economy... Read More
Dec. 21, 2009 4:08 pm
President Obama went to Copenhagen with proclamations about reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the first time in more than a decade that an American administration has offered even a tentative proposal to reduce production of so-called climate-altering gases, the spin meisters in the White House have announced.
But what do these proclamations mean? Five major nations, India, China, South... Read More
Dec. 15, 2009 3:00 pm
In the 11/25/09 issue of the Wall Street Journal three eminences of public education, Harold Ford Jr., Louis Gerstner Jr. and Eli Broad reflect on ways to improve public education, “Race to the Top in Education.” Alas, over the last several decades there has been a lot of racing, significant funding and abysmal achievement. “Now, however,” they note, “President Obama has launched ‘Race to the... Read More
Dec. 7, 2009 4:50 pm
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The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) recently revealed that the Ansar Al-Mujahideen jihadist forum issued a statement in praise of the Fort Hood shooter, Nidal Hassan. This statement was aimed at Muslim associations in the United States that condemned his murderous acts.
The statement reads: “…We issue this statement in support of the actions of brother Nidal Malik Hassan, as a... Read More