The RAND Blog

January 2008

  • Middle East

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    Not That Bad a Legacy, After All

    George W. Bush may leave a positive foreign policy legacy after all. A year ago this would have seemed difficult to credit... [Y]et over this period, Bush has put in place a series of more pragmatic policies from which even a Democratic successor will have a hard time moving away, writes James Dobbins.

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    Jan 17, 2008

    International Herald Tribune

    James Dobbins

  • commentary

    Throw Out the Inside Traders

    Just a few years ago, insider trading was considered "dirty." It was the province of marginal players working on the fringe of the capital markets... But today insider trading has proliferated and gone global, writes Larry Zicklin.

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    Jan 17, 2008

    Washingtonpost.com

    Lawrence Zicklin