Norman A. Bailey is a Professor of Economics and National Security at IWP and Former Senior Director of International Economic Affairs with the White House National Security Council.
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Of deficiencies, excesses, and fifth columns

It was as if the world did not already have enough to worry about, what with North Korea brandishing missiles, Russia and China rampaging around their respective areas displaying their military hardware and cyber-capabilities, the Middle East and North Africa continuing their slide into chaos, and Venezuela demonstrating how very bad governments can turn a rich country into a…

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From the death of civility to violent death

It was all too predictable. The culture of hate, which has replaced the culture of dialogue in the US, has spilled over into lethal violence. Fittingly, this event happened in a quintessential American setting, training for a baseball game, the national sport.

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Is Qatar kaput?

In 2014 Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar to emphasize their objections to various policies adopted and actions taken by the Gulf state.

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