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Making unilateral concessions in a way that will resuscitate a gasping dictatorship that is the single biggest obstacle to freedom for the Cuban people is illogical and indefensible.

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The Pakistani army should not only go after the terrorist group causing mayhem, but also the underlying ideology that drives it.

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In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, Hank Kim of the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems responds to my recent Journal article arguing that state and local government pensions are taking excessive investment risk. His points, which surely will become a standard response in the pension community, are worth dissecting.

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Despite a new shift to normalize relations between Cuba and the US, the Cuban regime remains a dictatorship that violates the human rights of its citizens.

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Victoria Nuland, US assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, sits down with Leon Aron to discuss what the future holds for the Ukrainian revolution.

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Should we take the US-China climate deal seriously? New data of US and Chinese carbon emissions estimate Chinese emissions are now 95% higher than American.

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We’re joined this week by AEI Scholar Claude Barfield to the discuss the idea of “right to be forgotten.” Claude explain what the idea behind it is and then gives us some insight into why the misbegotten regulation is a bad idea for tech companies.

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Does holiday gift giving generate an “economic deadweight loss”? Is cash therefore the best gift? Several economists say Yes to both questions.

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After oil prices rose by 5% during a three-week period in June, Sen. Bernie Sanders blamed energy market traders and introduced legislation in early July to curb speculation in the futures markets. Now that oil prices have dropped by 60% (and by $43.60 per barrel) since July, do the speculators get any of the credit?

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javed Zarif have used the bogeyman of hardline saboteurs to gain sympathy in the West and leverage in the talks, while discouraging any tightening of the economic and military pressure on Tehran. Maybe one day we will stop falling for this bedtime story.

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Reform that encourages new investment and startups is one way to use previous tax dollars.

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