Robert George’s Republicanism Deserves Applause
Truth in advertising. Robert George is a friend of mine — but we became friends by a long string of intellectual, policy, and political jousting matches that have spanned many years.
I just co-authored and published this piece on Japan’s recent Lower House elections which many argue is about reform of Japan’s massive postal agency, or “reform” in general. Andrew Oros and I argue that it’s all about the theatre of boldness — but rather than just looking tough, Japan really does want to be tougher….
Via Talking Points Memo, this interesting article published by Knight-Ridder finds that Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff may have been confused about his role in specifying the priority of national emergencies.
For those of you in Washington, D.C. on the 21st of September, feel free to join us for the follow-on conference to our recent mega-forum on new thinking about terrorism.
I should have written “The Globe’s Fragile Networks” above.