Written by Yoel Guzansky
INSS Insight No. 130
In light of the redeployment of the American forces and despite the current tensions with Syria, Iraq is taking measured steps in order to reintegrate into the Arab world. In this context, Egypt recently named an ambassador to Baghdad, while Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia have ...
Written by TheDailyBell.com
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said he's worried that lawmakers will hamper U.S. central bank efforts to rein in its monetary stimulus, and that inflation might "swamp" the bond market. "It's the politics in the United States that worries me, whether the Congress will basically feel ...
Written by Robert Rector, Katherine Bradley and Rachel Sheffield
Uncovering the Full Cost of Means-Tested Welfare or Aid to the Poor
Special Report #67
Since the beginning of the War on Poverty, government has spent vast sums on welfare or aid to the poor; however, the aggregate cost of this assistance is largely unknown because the spending is ...
Written by TaxFoundation.org
Washington, DC- In a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the New York State Supreme Court's Appellate Division, the Tax Foundation argues that the state cannot legally compel Amazon.com, an out-of-state retailer, to collect sales taxes on purchases because the retailer does not have a physical ...
Written by Barry Rubin
The great French diplomatist Talleyrand put it best: "That's worse than a crime, it's a mistake."
By accepting the Iranian proposal for negotiations, the Obama Administration has just made the most important foreign policy decision of its term so far. And it is a very bad mistake, a very ...
Written by William Faulkner
Years ago our fathers founded this nation on the premise of the rights of man. As they expressed it, "the inalienable right of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
Written by unwatch.org
Goldstone Report Due This Week; Arab and Islamic States to Pursue Indictment of Israel by International Criminal Court
Geneva, Sept. 13, 2009 - An unprecedented team of fifty British and Canadian lawyers is challengingthe refusal of a U.N. investigator to step down from an inquiry on ...
Written by RIght Side News
Right Side News reports Americans of every description have descended on Washington, DC today to protest the radical spending and attempted take-over of the healthcare system by the Obama Administration and the Pelosi/Reid Congress.
Written by Jeffrey A. Tucker
It's Labor Day, but there's nothing to celebrate.
On July 24 this year, the government raised the minimum wage to $7.25, which is another way of saying that unemployment is mandatory for anyone who is otherwise willing to work for less. You have no freedom to negotiate or lower the ...