Oil, the Middle East, and the U.S. Economy (Summer 2008)

    Home inFocus Oil, the Middle East, and the U.S. Economy (Summer 2008)

    Understanding the Housing Crisis

    Richard J. Fox Summer 2008
    The financial crisis sparked by the subprime mortgage collapse has shaken Wall Street to its core. The crisis underscores the fact that a relatively...

    Defending America From ‘Stagflation’

    Jack Kemp Summer 2008
    In the early 1970s, as I began serving in the U.S. Congress from Buffalo, New York, I remember the shame I felt over President...

    Learning From Feds Past

    David Frum Summer 2008
    The great Austrian free-market economists Friedrich Hayek and Ludwig von Mises toured Germany together in 1946, according to a probably apocryphal story. They witnessed...

    The Pitfalls of Socialized Medicine

    Joel Himelfarb Summer 2008
    For all the life-saving technology and drugs available to Americans, the U.S. health care system has serious problems. Many medications, especially prescription drugs, are...

    Is Israel Immune From the Global Market Turmoil?

    Paula Joffe Summer 2008
    It is said that when the United States economy sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. If that's the case, then Israel...

    Fighting Jihad on Wall Street

    Christopher Holton Summer 2008
    On June 30, 2006, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qardawi, perhaps best known for his rulings in support of Hamas suicide bombings, appeared on the television show...