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Posts in category “Events”

Taiwan’s Protests Could Mean Trouble With China

Taiwan, the semi-autonomous nation not known for making waves, is erupting over …

Posted March 25th, 2014

A Brief History of 2013, As Told Through Our Best Articles

As the clocks click to close on another year, we take a …

Posted December 30th, 2013

How a Shopping Mall Becomes a Killing Zone

This really is frightening. Terrorist incidents tell us nothing new about human …

Posted September 30th, 2013

The Navy Yard Names Lost in the Politics

Wednesday, much of Washington, D.C. was shocked by the news of a shooting …

Posted September 18th, 2013

Why You Should Go to 2013 Front Porch Republic Conference

The estimable Front Porch Republic will host its upcoming conference, titled “City …

Posted August 29th, 2013

What’s a Law to an Executive?

Late yesterday, the Treasury Department announced that it will be delaying the …

Posted July 3rd, 2013

In Egypt, Protest Without Ceasing

After a surge of recent protests, Egypt’s military issued an ultimatum on …

Posted July 2nd, 2013

The Fertilizer Explosion in West, Texas

Raw footage of the blast is harrowing: a father and son filming …

Posted April 18th, 2013

Four New Jersey Vignettes

We had a death in the family and had to go up …

Posted November 16th, 2012

It’s Over; The Republican Party Hasn’t Recovered From Bush

As I write, Barack Obama has been declared the winner of the …

Posted November 7th, 2012

Israel, South Africa, and Romney’s Ignorance

We heard a great deal about Israel in last night’s debate. Obama …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Why Have Debates?

I find presidential debates painful to watch. The main reason is that isn’t …

Posted October 15th, 2012

The Slow Death of Democracy in Europe

This morning I began to write a long post on the political …

Posted September 7th, 2012

Dead End: The NYPD and Domestic Spying

In the wake of September 11, the NYPD Intelligence Division set up …

Posted August 21st, 2012

In Afghanistan, Costs and Casualties Mount

But in America, coverage of the war languishes

Posted July 6th, 2012

Egyptian Army Minds Its Own “Business”

The military’s grip on the country’s politics may slip, but it still owns the economy.

Posted June 26th, 2012

Egypt’s Military Rule: Is Krauthammer Satisfied?

The Headline on National Review Online’s “The Corner” blog said it all: …

Posted June 19th, 2012