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Know Neither Your Enemy Nor Yourself—The Lessons of Vietnam

Image credit: Poster Collection, INT 446, Hoover Institution Archives. via Military History in the NewsThe sage, albeit overly quoted, wisdom of the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu still applies in modern warfare: “Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles. …

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An Ill-Conceived New Wave of Asbestos Liability

Image credit: Public Domainvia Defining IdeasLegal theories of causation dictate that ‘bare metal’ cases be tossed out of court. Continue Reading....

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The Regulatory Action Center Review – June 11, 2018

Video of the Week: In this video, the Institute for Justice outlines some of the challenges many Americans face when confronted with occupational licensing. “Private Certification as an Alternative to Occupational Licensing” One of the most effective ways to improve the economy is to decrease …

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College Teachers Go To Work

But not until the school year is over. “Hauling rocks,” Caprice Lawless writes on the academe blog maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). “Nailing fence posts.” “Painting walls. Babysitting. Folding sweaters. Making photocopies. Cleaning horse stalls. Laying sod. Pouring coffee. Packaging candies. …

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USDOJ: UMich Bias Response Team Unconstitutional

Apparently the Trump Administration’s Justice Department felt compelled to show how it differs from the agency presided over by the previous administration. “The Trump administration weighed in Monday on a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of policies prohibiting the expression of ‘bias’ at University of …

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Youth radicalization is rising, and the international community is unprepared – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

On a recent Sunday morning, a mother walked up to a church with her two daughters. Moments later, they became Indonesia’s first female suicide bombers, raising questions about whether the children were unwilling victims used as decoys, or young extremists actively involved in the attack. …

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Doubling Down On Internet Freedom For 5G And Beyond – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The United States has made plenty of policy errors over the years. We’ve mucked up health care, bungled wars, subsidized cronies, spent way to much on some things, not enough on others, and failed to even pretend we have an immigration policy. Even on issues …

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What China’s Moon Mission Means for the United States

China launched its Queqiao communications satellite on May 21, but unlike other communications satellites, this one isn’t going into an orbit around the Earth. Instead, it’s on its way to L-2, one of the five Lagrange points, where the Earth’s and the sun’s gravitational pulls …

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Remembering Frank Carlucci, Reagan’s Secretary of Defense

Frank Calucci III, who served under every president from Richard Nixon to Ronald Reagan, died June 3 at his home in McLean, Virginia. He was 87. Carlucci, who dedicated much of his adult life to serving the American people and became well-known for his bravery, …

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Nunes Accuses Justice Department of ‘Obstruction’ in Battle Over FBI Informant Documents

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is giving the Department of Justice until Tuesday to provide documents about an FBI informant used to spy on the Trump campaign. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday, Nunes accused the agency of “obstruction” …

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