Monthly Archives: October 2009

“Engaging the Muslim World” by Juan Cole

by Joshua H. Liberatore If there’s one book on public affairs and foreign policy that every American should read as soon as possible, it is Juan Cole’s Engaging the Muslim World. Cole’s name will be familiar to anyone who has … Continue reading

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The Federalist Project 6

“The Concept of Ratification” and The Federalist 29 – 36 In the first half of Rakove’s treatment of “The Concept of Ratification,” we undertake a legalistic and theoretical discussion of just what it meant to seek “ratification” of the recently … Continue reading

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POTUS in a Pickle

by Joshua H. Liberatore Watching POTUS express his surprise this morning at the Nobel Committee’s decision to award him with this year’s high honor for peace, one could almost sense the acute discomfort. As we are continually reminded in the … Continue reading

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