“The Obama administration thought that reducing the American presence in the Middle East would contribute to the demobilization of religious radicals and a reduction in international tension. Looking back, that increasingly appears to be exactly the wrong approach.” So writes Walter Russell...
Republican Mark Sanford won yesterday’s South Carolina 1 special election by a 54%-45% margin over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert (the alleged comedian Stephen Colbert’s sister) Busch. The turnout of 143,357 was pretty high . This was less than the 62%-34% reelection victory of Republican Tim...
Markets work. But sometimes they take time.
That's the uncomfortable lesson that proprietors of America's colleges and universities are learning.
For many years market forces didn't seem to apply to them. There was a widespread societal consensus that a college education was a good economic...
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