Featured Articles — November 27, 2007

Interesting  Takes form Home and Abroad:

The day after Annapolis — Dennis Ross
Will this Israeli-Palestinian conference be statecraft or stagecraft? The answer can only come in the period just after summit in Maryland.

No Lasting Peace — Ralph Peters
Short of intolerable carnage, there’s no durable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian problem. None. The best all parties can hope for is an occasional time-out.

Ideology Was Bush’s Undoing — Patrick Buchanan
Over lunch, a liberal friend expressed puzzlement. Citing the title of Tom Oliphant’s new book about the Bush administration, “Utter Incompetents,” he wondered aloud.

Tax Cuts Gain Relevance as Outlook Dims — Gerald Seib
So far, tax cuts have seemed largely a pro-forma campaign plank for Republican presidential candidates: Call for extending President Bush’s tax cuts, establish your Reaganite credentials, and move on.

The Rise of Family-Friendly Cities — Joel Kotkin
It’s lifestyle, not lattés, that our most productive workers want.

Global View — Bret Stephens
The price America will pay for Rice’s Syrian photo-op.

The Lowdown on Doomsday — Jonathan Adler
Why the public shrugs at global warming.

Politics Creates Odd Pair: Sanchez and Democrats — Jonathan Weisman
Ex-Iraq Commander Now Criticizing War

The Meltdown Of Hugo Chavez — Investors Business Daily Editorial
Latin America: Hugo Chavez’s reaction to being fired as mediator between Colombia and his narcoterrorist pals shows the evil game Venezuela’s dictator has played against his neighbor. It also signals trouble at home.
Peace parks and pipedreams — Dan Diker
Economic peace-making with the Palestinians can’t be driven by outside enthusiasm alone.

Editorial: Bush’s clarity — Jerusalem Post Editorial
President must call on Arabs to lead by example if they believe in peace.


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