February 2013 Archive

Romancing the Throne: The New York Times and The Endorsement of Authoritarianism in Jordan

By Ziad Abu-Rish: On 23 January 2013, elections were held for the seventeenth parliament of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Narrative on Israeli Air Strike on Syria Starts to Unravel

Paul Woodward: In the aftermath of an Israeli air strike on Syria on Wednesday, numerous reports claimed that the target of the strike was a convoy carrying SA-17 missiles approaching the Lebanese border.

Suppose the Fed Wanted to Create More Inflation…Could They?

By Jared Bernstein: I’ve been meaning to comment on this interesting piece from yesterday’s NYT on how some would like to see the Federal Reserve do more then ...