Casus Belli

Worldwide, leaders have announced that their support for the proposed American-led ouster of Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein hinges on President Bush making a compelling case for action. “That guy’s evil” doesn’t cut it with many of these heads of...

The Meaning of Jack Welch’s Cave-In

On Sept. 14 the Wall Street Journal carried an article by Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, concerning the public furor over his post-retirement benefits package. In it he explained that he was offered the benefits in lieu of a large bonus that the company...

Why We Must Take Out Iraq

After September 11th, most Americans have sensed the need of defense against the Islamic nations that are waging a war of terror against the West. The Iraqi regime is one of our most prominent enemies, and must be dealt with before it’s too late. Our policy in...

Nonjudgmentalism versus Objectivity in Journalism

A year later, it is striking how quickly the moral clarity that followed the attacks was beset by moral confusion. Not everywhere, of course. This time around, The New York Times did not mark Sept. 11 with a celebration of terrorism — as opposed to Sept. 11,...

Bush Loses the War, Again

The Bush family has a real talent for losing wars against Iraq, and they seem to be getting more efficient at it. The first President Bush waited until he achieved a crushing victory over Iraq’s armies before capitulating to Saddam Hussein. The second President...

The War on Capital — Not Terrorism

Just as they’ve blurred the distinction between legal tax avoidance and illegal tax evasion, OECD officials have tried to blur the distinction between money-laundering and tax havens — even though the latter involves moving illegally-gained money above-ground, from the “underground economy” while tax avoidance involves legally moving legally-made money to jurisdictions with the lowest tax rates.

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