Despite sustained opposition from China, the Dalai Lama remains one of the world’s most respected and influential spiritual leaders.
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The University: An institution for research and scholarship, or an academy for advanced teaching and learning?
One part of recovery efforts to combat a world-wide economic decline is the reexamination of international trade barriers.
At the end of 2008, Harvard hosted the inaugural Richard S. Salant lecture on Freedom of the Press, featuring Anthony Lewis, a journalist and author of several books, including the well-known Gideon’s Trumpet.
Military campaigns in Afghanistan have a very poor record, historically.
Experts and pundits warn that if we do not improve our college graduation rate, our nation’s power and status may decline more quickly, in comparison to the rise of other powers in an increasingly multi-polar world.
The Center for American Progress (CAP), about which Time magazine recently said that there is “no other group in Washington with more influence at this moment in history,” weighed in on the mortgage crisis on March 16th.
The Obama administration, in its first few months in office, has paid so much attention to the current and potential opponents of the U.S. that some fear we have forgotten our traditional allies.
After the election, Bill Ayers, the left-wing extremist and leader of the Weather Underground, largely faded from the air waves. But he was not forgotten.
By some estimates, President Obama may have the opportunity to nominate one-third of federal appellate judges in his first term alone.