Econbrowser’s Menzie Chinn Menzie Chinn, while discussing the new appointed Sec. Treasurer Henry Paulson, puts out to a laundry lists of major and mounumental challenges the U.S. economy is facing. His full article, “Does a new economic team mean a...
The Signs Pile Up StratFor’s George Friedman writes in “Civil Liberties and National Security” (05.16.06): “The release of the data-mining story to USA Today obviously was intended as a means of shooting down his nomination — which it might. But what...
Introduction - Immigration in the US StrategyUnit has abstained from the US immigration debate since there’s a high level of complexity in what is legal, moral and practical. But, it suffices to say that this author is an immigrant in...
The Elections in the UK, Italy and soon in the US UK: Last week’s regional elections has escalated a civil war in Blair’s Labour Party, with dissenters demanding him to step down. Telegraph reports: “Tony Blair abandoned his election promise...
Introduction - Lugar, IEA and Energy Cooperation The Christian Science Monitor has an interesting article, “Bold idea for energy woes: global cooperation“, weighing in on the need for some sort of global cooperation among major importers in terms of...
Introduction Ariel Sharon’s withdrawal planned seems very elegant: Build a wall and unilaterally withdraw. In essence, this unilaterally creates a state of Israel and a Palestinian state. It’s not peace, but its forcing Palestinians to acknowledge the existence of two...
With Passover coming, Yehudit has a nice light hearted posting “If the Passover Story Were Reported by The NY Times” over at WindsOfChange.Net The cycle of violence between the Jews and the Egyptians continues with no end in sight in...
The Observer reports leaks regarding the July 7 London subway bombing inquiry by the British Government: The official inquiry into the 7 July London bombings will say the attack was planned on a shoestring budget from information on the internet,...
Special Note: With Internet finally here, this is my first posting in 3-4 weeks. I am looking forward to ramping-up to normal blogging operations soon… This week John Reid, the British Defence Sec, called for a revamp of the Geneva...
Hello Everyone, between training a new guy in the office and moving…my time for posting on StrategyUnit will be severely limited. Plus, AT&T cant give me my DSL until March 25 or so! Crazy. If anyone would like to guest...