National Marriage Week: It Pays to Get Married, Even in a Recession

The Washington Post reports today on a new study highlighting the effects of the “Great Recession” on marriage. The report from the University of Virginia’s National Marriage Project suggests that while the recent economic downturn has placed financial stress on a majority of married couples, lifelong relationships continue to thrive. According to the report, more […]

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Iran’s nuclear program presents a threat to international stability. Yet successive American administrations-Republican and Democratic alike-have misread the intentions and actions of the Iranian regime. How dangerous is a nuclear Iran, even if it never detonates a weapon? What are the guiding principles of the Iranian leadership? To what lengths would the regime go to […]

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A Valentine’s Day Wish for Free Trade

Americans saved more than $16 million on roses last year thanks to U.S. trade policy toward Colombia. Under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), many products from Colombia are exempt from U.S. import tariffs. Colombia is the biggest supplier of cut flowers to U.S. consumers, and the ATPA exempts Colombian roses from the 6.8 percent […]

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Burqa Bandits Target TD Bank

by David J. Rusin •  Jan 21, 2011 at 12:05 pm TD Bank, which has hundreds of branches on the East Coast and calls itself “America’s most convenient bank,” certainly appears to be the most convenient for thieves who hide themselves under face-covering veils. Over the past six months, TD Bank has emerged as a […]

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Why Egypt Will Not Soon Become Democratic

by Daniel Pipes The Economist February 4, 2011 The Economist asked Anoush Ehteshami of Durham University and Daniel Pipes to address the motion: “Egypt will become a democracy within a year.” Ehteshami’s response in favor can be read here. Mr. Pipes’s response follows below. Two reasons lead me to assert that the Arab Republic of […]

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Air Force Bids Farewell to Mossad Chief

The Israeli Air Force bid farewell this week to outgoing Mossad chief Meir Dagan in a special ceremony. During the modest event, which was attended by Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Ido Nechushtan, Dagan concluded eight successful years in office and spoke to senior commanders in the IAF. Dagan emphasized the great importance of the […]

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Seeking Holocaust Documentation? Google It

Google means searching for information and the Holocaust Museum of Yad Vashem is all about documenting and presenting historical information. On Wednesday, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem and Google announced a partnership that will greatly facilitate preservation of and access to the world’s largest historical collection on the Holocaust. The staff […]

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