John Fenzel

The Parthenon: Chevy Chase’s Neighborhood Restaurant

The "Neighborhood Restaurant" has always been a mainstay of American society. Even as the size and pace of our lives ...

Egypt’s President Morsi, Firmly Behind the Wheel

In his excellent Middle East travelogue, “Baghdad Without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia,” Tony Horwitz writes:

“In Egypt ...

The Dancing Monkeys of Libor

Aesop tells the fable of a prince who had trained some monkeys how to dance. As natural mimics, they soon ...

THE EU IN CRISIS: A SINKING SHIP BEYOND RESCUE?

In private sideline conversations between principals during the G-8 summit meeting at Camp David, some significant decisions were made that ...

The Lessons of J.P. Morgan: Defining Oligopoly

J.P. Morgan’s $2-4 billion trading blunder has reignited the debate of whether our banking industry should remain the ...

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Like Flies to Honey

In a little-known Aesop’s fable, a number of flies are attracted to a jar of honey that is overturned ...

Preparing for a Financial Pearl Harbor

“The present situation is as dangerous as if the United States decided to outsource the design of bridges, electrical grids ...

Protecting Our Schools…Beyond the Half Measures

“The gunman entered … and opened fire on ‘everything that moved... How can they attack something as sacred as a school ...

R2P: The New Obama Doctrine?

“More and more, we all confront difficult questions about how to prevent the slaughter of civilians by their own government ...

Does the President Really Matter?

From now until November, all of us will be bombarded in print and on the airwaves with political campaign ads ...

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