News Commentary

The Enemy Within

We know the Taliban and al-Qaeda terrorists, the radical Islamic fundamentalist and the suicide bomber. September 11 has engraved these images of the enemy all too well in our minds. However, as we contemplate the next phase of the war … Continue reading

Out of the Shadows

As the setting sun disappeared over the horizon, the farmer wiped the sweat from his brow looking at the irrigation system he built to water his oranges. He smiled with a note of satisfaction. He had worked hard, for he … Continue reading

TFP Analyzes: A Psywar Against Order

We are faced with the nation’s first postmodern war It is a war of networks against nations, begun with irrational acts that defy the rational imagination. It is a holy war where one side is secular, and a struggle for … Continue reading

An Unforgettable Experience

While most people were glued to their televisions on September 11 watching horrific scenes, we were stranded in Gander, Newfoundland, not knowing when or if we would ever get home. “All Air Space Has Been Closed to Incoming and Outgoing Traffic!” On September … Continue reading

Whither Bush?

Although George W. Bush deserves warm praise for many initiatives he has undertaken since becoming America’s 43rd president, there are nevertheless a few areas that are cause for concern. First, some positive developments. On the campaign trail leading up to … Continue reading

South of the Border A Mexican Taliban on the Move

Latin American revolutions are often bloody affairs. Images of Che Guevara-type guerrillas backed by Soviet military hardware and overthrowing corrupt regimes are the stuff of outdated and maudlin Marxist mythology. Such images are old hat. South of the border, something … Continue reading

Reflections Upon a Globalized Apple

All too often, the debate around globalization centers on the economics of production. It is naturally assumed that nations which are able to undersell others in a certain product should do so. Such a system insures the greatest variety of … Continue reading

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