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James K. Glassman

James K. Glassman

James K. Glassman, formerly undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, is the founding executive director of the George W. Bush Institute.

The Myth of America’s Decline:Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False PropheciesBy Josef JoffeLiveright, 352 pages Despite its title, The Myth of America’s Decline isn’t...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ The...

Venezuela goes to the polls on Sept. 26 in a parliamentary election that opponents of President Hugo Chavez see as “a chance to turn the...

The  plunge in the U.S. economy in 2008 and 2009 became an irresistible opportunity to pronounce the failure of the form of capitalism that emerged...

Venezuela goes to the polls on Sept. 26 in a parliamentary election that opponents of President Hugo Chavez see as “a chance to turn the...

In 1930, with the Great Depression in its early stages and British unemployment already around 15 percent, John Maynard Keynes wrote an essay about the...

For all their thousands of pages of complexity, the House and Senate health-care reform bills have three simple and admirable objectives: to bring good health...

For all their thousands of pages of complexity, the House and Senate health-care reform bills have three simple and admirable objectives: to bring good health...

When someone insures you against the consequences of a nasty event, oddly enough, he raises the incentives for you to behave in a...

Early this morning (Hong Kong time), I was interviewed on CNN International (here's the video) about the consequences of recent rescues of American citizens sentenced...

Early this morning (Hong Kong time), I was interviewed on CNN International (here’s the video) about the consequences of recent rescues of American citizens sentenced...

With Congress and the president trying desperately to find ways to fund health-care reform, a Senate committee last week rejected an approach that would have...