Posts Tagged ‘Governments’

The Age of Uncertainty

Written on December 25th, 2010 by kalelno shouts
Entrepreneurs fret daily over economic uncertainty. Case in point: Even with passage of the lame-duck tax deal, they still don’t know what their tax burden will be two years from […]

VIDEO: Santa’s Wish List for Washington

Written on December 24th, 2010 by kalelno shouts
Businesses are facing increasing uncertainty — temporary tax rates and burdensome regulations are just two of the factors slowing America’s economic recovery. Now even Kris Kringle is voicing concerns. Jolly […]

Christmas 1944: When U.S. Troops Said ‘Nuts!’ to the Enemy

Written on December 24th, 2010 by kalelno shouts
( – Christmas 1944 – 66 years ago — was a difficult time for U.S. troops holding Bastogne, Belgium.It came in the midst of the famous Battle of the Bulge, […]

The Fight to Restore Democracy in Côte D’Ivoire

Written on December 22nd, 2010 by kalelno shouts
Achieving stable and mature democracy in sub-Saharan Africa remains a work in progress, as illustrated by the November 28 elections in Côte D’Ivoire. A once comparatively stable west African nation, […]

China Rides to the Euro’s Rescue

Written on December 22nd, 2010 by kalelno shouts
American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was reported to have remarked that it was difficult to negotiate with one’s banker in reference to America’s relationship with China. A large chunk […]

Democracy Building in Interesting Times

Written on December 22nd, 2010 by kalelno shouts
The Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy and Taiwan’s Institute for National Policy Research, are organizing a full day public conference in Taipei on January 10 […]

Democracy Debates, Dictators Decree: Chavez’s Dictatorial Ambition and a Slap in the U.S. Face

Written on December 21st, 2010 by kalelno shouts
Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez continues his march to authoritarianism. In an effort to bolster the already excessive power of the executive, Chavez received authority to govern by decree until mid-2012 from […]

Guatemala Declares Month-Long Siege to Reclaim Violent North From Drug Gang

Written on December 21st, 2010 by kalelno shouts
Coban, Guatemala (AP) – Gangs roamed the streets with assault rifles and armored vehicles, attacking whomever they pleased and abducting women who caught their eye. Shootouts became so common, residents […]

Do We Still Believe in American Sovereignty?

Written on December 20th, 2010 by kalelno shouts
The current language surrounding American foreign policy (and the New START Treaty in particular) is diplomatic and courteous.  It is also dangerously ambiguous about American sovereignty.  As Steven Groves explains […]

The Afghanistan Surge is Working; Now We Need Pakistan’s Full Effort

Written on December 19th, 2010 by kalelno shouts
The long-awaited White House Review on Afghanistan demonstrates that General Petraeus’ counterinsurgency strategy is beginning to pay dividends. The additional U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan have helped the U.S. and […]
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