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by | Mar 30, 2017

During a meeting with several high-level foreign diplomats, the question of the Trump administration’s unity kept coming up. How is it, said these diplomats, that the replacement and removal of Obamacare could not be achieved? Moreover, how does one explain…

by | Mar 7, 2017

From Heraclitus to the present, historians and philosophers addressed the issue of change. Is change built into the nature of society or is it a mirage that reflects a different side of sameness? It would appear that there are years…

by | Feb 16, 2017

Plato argued that democracy by its very nature cannot work. The direct involvement of the people in the affairs of state will lead to a situation where takers outnumber givers, thereby rendering the economy precarious. But that isn’t the only…

by | Jan 10, 2017

In the last debate of the 2012 presidential race Governor Romney discussed the potential threat of Russia. He was widely criticized by President Obama who maintained the Cold War ended in the 1980s. Since then, of course, we have had…

by | Jul 16, 2009

(Adapted from a speech delivered earlier this year at a Center for Security Policy event.) Thucydides noted that “…happiness is obtained through freedom and freedom through a brave heart…” But at a time when world affairs is shifting before our…

by | May 21, 2009

Based on hints, feints, public pronouncements, and off the record commentary, the administration’s stance toward Iran is coming into focus. Without any question, military action against Iran is off the agenda. The Obama administration will do nothing to prevent the…

by | May 19, 2009

On June 6, 1944, the United States and its allies launched the largest air and sea armada in world history. The purpose of this mission was clear: liberate Europe from the grip of Nazi despotism. The landings on the Normandy…

by | Dec 3, 2008

From the founding of this nation to the present there has been an understandable tension between equality and individualism. Clearly we, as Americans, want both, assuming they are reasonably defined. Equality presumes equal before the law, equal or roughly equal…

by | Feb 6, 2008

At the recent Herzliya conference former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said, “there is almost no chance that President Bush will approve a military strike against Iran before he leaves office.” If there was once a credible…

by | Jun 15, 2007

They came to Prague from around the world to share a vision of democracy and freedom. In this city of so much history and inspiration, an unprecedented conference was organized by Jose Maria Aznar, Vaclav Havel and Natan Sharansky entitled…

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