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There are many reasons to judge Lee Kuan Yew a genius. Not the least of them is the fact that he attended Cambridge University—the alma...

The one-sided moral outrage of the Ivy Leagues--and in particular of my alma mater, Yale, where I received an MA in history--is a sight to...

Much has been written here and elsewhere about how American and British universities take foreign money. University presidents say their institutions retain academic independence and...

Despite the beltway chatter about President Obama’s recent “moves to the center,” Charles Krauthammer points out that the “shift” was just for show. Far from...

While President Obama danced with Indian children and admired a moghul’s monument, our secretaries of state and defense were busy restructuring America’s security posture in...

Fred Hiatt is hopeful -- as so many observers have been during the Obama administration -- that the president is "turning the corner" on his...

A common complaint heard among American officials and policy analysts is that in East Asia -- one of the most important and conflict-prone areas...

No Henry Waxman bullying session for the corporate execs who are legally required to write down tax losses from ObamaCare. Must not be such a...

The administration's predictably fruitless engagement of Burma is again proving to be an embarrassment. The Washington Post editors explain Burma's answer to the Obami's outreach: This...

Am I the only one outraged upon reading that a Singapore-based shipping line has just paid a $4 million ransom to Somali pirates for the...

Max Boot is quite right that the Middle East needs Dubai, and not only because it embraces modernity and flouts the region's taboos. It's also...

There is a large element of Schadenfreude in the media coverage of Dubai's financial mess. The Gulf emirate has suspended payment on the debt of...