Month: November 30, 2008

Nov 30,2008

Mumbai

It’s still not clear who was responsible for the horrific terrorist attacks in Mumbai earlier this week. Signs suggest the Kashmiri group Lashkar-e-Taiba, but the fact that they managed to...

Nov 30,2008

Keeping Robert Gates

Fred Kaplan writes on what Robert Gates has brought to the party: Before Gates, the National Security Council was dysfunctional. Rumsfeld would skip meetings and refuse to let his deputies...

Nov 30,2008

Doing more with less

Chris Caldwell doubts Hillary Clinton’s coercive diplomacy will work after the U.S. has spent so much political capital in Afghanistan (and presumably, Iraq). He writes in the FT (free registration...

Nov 29,2008

Unions could have avoided Wal-Mart death!

Rod has posted on this awful, awful story about a worker trampled to death at Wal-Mart; if you want background, read his take on things. Additionally, the unions have weighed...

Nov 29,2008

New offerings

Over on our front page, John Agresto, the former Coalition Provisional Authority education czar and self-described “neoconservative who’s been mugged by reality,” writes about a blossoming liberal arts school in...