Category Archives: Forbes

Gold Standard Is Coming

This story appears in the September 24, 2012 issue of Forbes. Pundits are pooh-poohing the plank in the GOP platform that calls for a commission to examine ?possible ways to set a fixed value for the dollar,? declaring it a sop to Ron Paul supporters. And indeed this was a motivation of hard-core political calculators …

The War On Counterterrorism

Almost eleven years after the attacks of September 11, 2011, it’s still hard to discern exactly how we are faring in the struggle against radical Islam. The death in May 2011 of Osama Bin Laden was a key counterterrorism victory for the Obama administration???one that, according to the State Department, has helped put al-Qaeda on …