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The Sons of Ishmael, OPEC & U.S. Statecraft: The Weapon of Hayek’s ‘Extended Order’

Those that never had to compete never will.  This is the answer to the rise of Europe’s Fascist right.  What should we expect of political economies whose social base remains homogenized during a crisis.  Economies and rigid social orders don’t … Continue reading

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Failure. What Milton Friedman & Hayek Are Teaching ‘The Collective’ Today

The State of New York just made every State, City College & University FREE as of the fall of 2017.  We know from Milton Friedman’s achievement in monetarist thought that the fall of Communism, the collapse of collectivism was due … Continue reading

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Oil, American Renewal & Saudi Perfidy

Remember Obama’s retort ‘we can’t drill our way out of this one‘ referring to the mythology of scarcity that underwrites the malthusian justification to demonize either the market or American ingenuity. The simple truth is difficult for any autocrat to … Continue reading

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US Policy in Iraq: Countering ISIS, Formal Policy Brief

While Nouri al-Maliki (a Shia) reels from being over-run by ISIS, its worth noting how he and The White House can formulate a coherent policy to bring Iraq back from the brink. Absent renewed ‘boots on the ground’, the only … Continue reading

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Apaiser: Peace or Imminent U.S. Defeat, The Parisian Afghani’s & Power Blocks

About 40 miles north of Paris is the lovely town of Chantilly, a town known for horse training.  This luxury town is now witnessing the imminent defeat of America throughout the AfPak region.  How is this so?  America has a … Continue reading

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A Review Of The Arab Spring

Amir Taheiri ranks as the most informed Persian interlocutor the West has as it engages a nuclear Iran for hegemony throughout the Persian Gulf and South America.  Recently he has written a neat summary of the Arab Spring. This spontaneous … Continue reading

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