Recent Op-Eds

What Democrats Can Learn from Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

By Christopher A. Preble. National Interest (Online). July 24, 2016.

Philadelphia has a lot of things going for it, but I hope city officials make a point of bragging to visitors from the nation’s capital this week about what has happened to their former military base.

Don’t Blame Immigration for Homegrown Terrorism

By Alan Reynolds. Newsweek. July 23, 2016.

Immigration policy or refugee quotas may indeed be important for other reasons, but the alleged link to Jihadist/Islamist terrorism is tenuous at best.

Africa Is Growing Thanks to Capitalism

By Marian L. Tupy. CapX. July 22, 2016.

Africa may be the world’s poorest continent, but it is no longer a “hopeless continent,” as The Economist magazine described it back in 2000.

How Obama Abandoned the American Ethos of Justice

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. July 22, 2016.

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for...

Post-Brexit UK Trade Policy: A Chance to Break Free

By Simon Lester. Huffington Post. July 21, 2016.

Brexit, if it goes ahead, is a chance to start fresh on trade policy, without the encumbrances of decades of interest group influence that most governments have to deal with.