NCPA Commentaries by H. Sterling Burnett
H. Sterling Burnett is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis. While Burnett works on a number of issues, he specializes in issues involving environmental policy and gun policy.
Dec 12, 2001
Far from being a reluctant partner, India is a committed U.S. ally. Within a week of the September 11 attacks, India provided the U.S. with intelligence on the locations of more than 120 terrorist training camps in Afghanistan.
Oct 31, 2001
Those not familiar with the history of wildlife conservation may not realize that outdoor sportsmen saved virtually every game species in the U.S. from extinction.
Oct 11, 2001
Contrary to the available evidence, advocates of gun control continue to argue that allowing trained citizens to carry firearms results in increased violence. We have now seen a controlled experiment on the issue and the results are indisputable.
Sep 18, 2001
The most profound step that the United States could take to shore up national security is to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
Sep 17, 2001
Our nation's prosperity depends in large part on our oil supply and our energy use.
Sep 10, 2001
While polls have consistently shown that Americans are concerned about the environment, they are also increasingly worried about high energy costs.
Aug 16, 2001
To move forward, we must first decide whether there is a concrete problem that can be corrected.
May 24, 2001
Energy is essential for our national economic growth. Yet while America has enjoyed an energy surplus for much the 20th Century, this is no longer the case.
May 17, 2001
Due in no small part to misinformation spread by the President's political opponents, much of the public remains largely uniformed concerning what the Bush administration hopes to accomplish with its national energy policy, and how.
May 02, 2001
Firearms are used by law-abiding citizens about five times more often to prevent crimes than to commit them.