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January 6, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

It's Time to Rethink Health Insurance

As the acute problems of the Affordable Care Act become increasingly apparent, it also has become clear that we need new ways of ensuring access to healthcare for all Americans. We should begin with an examination of health insurance.
December 3, 2013 | ABC Online (Australia)

What a Final Iran Deal Must Do

November 20, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The Gipper's Guide to Negotiating

November 4, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Making the Most of the U.S. Energy Boom

August 22, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

August 19, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Why Effective Diplomacy Matters

August 15, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Losing the War on Drugs

August 12, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

A Better Energy Future

July 31, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Issues on George Shultz's Mind: Our Challenges

July 11, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The North American Global Powerhouse

April 7, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Why We Support a Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax

March 24, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

A Better Strategy for Faster Growth

March 22, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Live

George Shultz on Wall Street Journal Live

March 5, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Risks

September 16, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

The Magnitude of the Mess We're In

September 5, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

A Nobel Prize Winner Under Siege

May 31, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Time to Join The Law of the Sea Treaty

The U.S. has more to gain by participating in convention deliberations than by staying out...
May 1, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Education Is the Key to a Healthy Economy

If we fail to reform K-12 schools, we'll have slow growth and more income inequality...
March 26, 2012 | New York Times

Modernize Open Skies

Open Skies is an important foundation for addressing national security verification challenges of the coming decades. The United States should play a leadership role in strengthening both the technical and political aspects of cooperative aerial monitoring...
September 20, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

More Transparency, Better Health Care

Fantasy baseball managers have far more data to evaluate players for their teams than patients and referring doctors have in matters affecting life and death...
July 5, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Brain Research and the Challenge of Aging

The study of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's consumes less than 2% of the National Institute of Health budget. We can do more...
June 11, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

A Real Debate About Drug Policy

George P. Shultz and Paul A. Volcker on why the 'war on drugs' has failed—and what to do next...
April 11, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Constitution Doesn't Mention Czars

Unaccountable White House aides are a product of a broken cabinet-nomination process. This is not the form of government the Founders intended...
April 10, 2011 | San Francisco Chronicle

Education reform solves state's budget crisis

Sacramento is awash with discussions of deals about the budget (though apparently, despite the talk, there is no deal)...We offer a real deal...
April 4, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Time for a Budget Game-Changer

Assurance that current tax levels will remain in place would provide an immediate stimulus. House Republican budget planners are on the right track...
March 7, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

Deterrence in the Age of Nuclear Proliferation

The doctrine of mutual assured destruction is obsolete in the post-Cold War era...
February 3, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Rice-Shultz ROTC Letter

We are honored to join our colleagues, former Secretary of Defense William Perry and History Professor David Kennedy, in supporting the return of the U.S. military’s ROTC programs to Stanford...
December 4, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

At Reagan's Side, Making a Candid Record

George P. Shultz wonders if officials will ever again have the confidence to leave documents for posterity...
December 2, 2010 | Washington Post

The Republican case for ratifying New START

with Henry A. Kissinger, James A. Baker III, Lawrence S. Eagleburger and Colin L. Powell
The world is safer today because of the decades-long effort to reduce its supply of nuclear weapons. As a result, we urge the Senate to ratify the New START treaty signed by President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev...

September 16, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Principles for Economic Revival

Our prosperity has faded because policies have moved away from those that have proven to work. Here are the priorities that should guide policy makers as they seek to restore more rapid growth...
September 12, 2010 | Sacramento Bee

Clean air law is key to our future

Make no mistake: Proposition 23 seeks to derail our future through a process of indefinite postponement of our state's clean energy and clean air standards...
September 13, 2010 | Sacramento Bee

Clean air law is key to our future

California's vision of a cleaner environment and reduced dependence on foreign oil and dirty fuels is now under attack.
September 10, 2010 | Washington Post

It's time for the Senate to vote on New START

The Senate should promptly vote to approve the New Strategic Arms Reductions Treaty (New START) with Russia for one reason: It increases U.S. national security...
September 7, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Learning From Experience on Arms Control

Russia and the United States have made steady progress on verification since the 1980s...
April 12, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

From Reagan to Obama

President Barack Obama shares President Ronald Reagan's desire to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He also shares Reagan's conviction that as long as nuclear weapons exist, the United States must maintain its deterrent capability through a stockpile of nuclear weapons that are secure, safe and reliable.

April 10, 2010 | New York Times

How to Build on the Start Treaty

This has been a remarkable time for the Obama administration. After a year of intense internal debate, it issued a new nuclear strategy. And after a year of intense negotiations with the Russians, President Obama signed the New Start treaty with President Dmitri Medvedev in Prague.

March 26, 2010 | Nuclear Security Project

Statement by George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and Sam Nunn on START Follow-On Treaty

The four of us have expressed our belief that the potential use of nuclear weapons is one of the gravest dangers the world faces and have expressed our support for moving toward a world without nuclear weapons. . . .

February 21, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Letters: Congress Should Implement the Volcker Rule for Banks

We who have served as secretary of the Treasury in both Republican and Democratic administrations write in support of the proposed legislation to prohibit certain proprietary activities of commercial banking organizations—the so-called Volcker rule, as part of needed financial reform ("It's Time for Financial Reform Plan C," by Alan Blinder, op-ed, Feb. 16). . . .

January 26, 2010 | Committee on the Present Danger

Letter: Providing for the Common Defense: A Call to Restore Funding to U.S. Missile Defense

Editor’s note: The following is the text of a letter sent by the Committee on the Present Danger to President Obama, members of the Senate and members of the House regarding critical changes to America’s missile defense that will likely threaten American safety and security. . . .

January 19, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

How to Protect Our Nuclear Deterrent

Maintaining confidence in our nuclear arsenal is necessary as the number of weapons goes down. . . .

September 23, 2009 | Guardian (UK)

The nuclear tipping point

The potential spread of nuclear weapons to states and terrorists, the spread of nuclear technology and know-how and the residual nuclear threat from the cold war have brought us to the precipice of a new and dangerous nuclear era...

June 25, 2009 | Politico

U.S. must deploy more foreign diplomacy personnel

National security is about more than bullets...

January 30, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

'Think Long' to Solve the Crisis

The current economic crisis must be viewed as a gigantic wake-up call...

October 1, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

Dueling Economists: Experts Voice Support for Bailout Bill

As economists, we write to support the plan before Congress dealing with the financial crisis...

October 1, 2008 | Tribune Media Services

Finding Common Ground

The crisis over Georgia raises an issue familiar from history: In 1914, an essentially local issue was seen by so many nations in terms of established fears and frustrations that it became global in scope and led to the First World War...

February 3, 2008 | San Francisco Chronicle

Primary Views - George P. Shultz

The next president of the United States must be prepared from day one of assuming the office to address the many complex national security issues that confront the United States and our allies...

January 15, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

Toward a Nuclear-Free World

The accelerating spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear know-how and nuclear material has brought us to a nuclear tipping point...

November 5, 2007 | Financial Times

The silver lining in America’s subprime cloud

Turmoil in the US’s financial markets got the top billing in news reports about the recent meetings of the world’s leading international policymakers in Washington...

October 5, 2007 | National Review Online

Being John McCain

Today the lives of all Americans are affected in countless ways by forces and events from abroad — seemingly beyond our control...

September 26, 2007 | Wall Street Journal

Why the 'Law of the Sea' Is a Good Deal

The Convention of the Law of the Sea is back...

September 17, 2007 | US News and World Report

The 'Israel Lobby' Myth

Israel is a free, democratic, open, and relentlessly self-analytical place...

September 5, 2007 | Washington Post

How to Gain A Climate Consensus

We in the United States -- and we as global citizens -- live in what is, in many respects, a golden moment...

January 4, 2007 | Wall Street Journal

A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear weapons today present tremendous dangers, but also an historic opportunity. U.S. leadership will be required to take the world to the next stage -- to a solid consensus for reversing reliance on nuclear weapons globally as a vital contribution to preventing their proliferation into potentially dangerous hands, and ultimately ending them as a threat to the world.
January 4, 2007 | Wall Street Journal

A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear weapons today present tremendous dangers, but also an historic opportunity...

July 10, 2006 | Wall Street Journal

A Conservative Statement For Immigration Reform

At this critical moment in the immigration debate, conservatives need to examine the role we are playing in this great national issue…


June 9, 2013 | C-Span2 Book TV

George Shultz on BookTV

June 6, 2013 | All Things Considered (NPR)

George Shultz on All Things Considered (1:31)

April 8, 2013 | PBS NewsHour

George Shultz on PBS NewsHour (2:27)

April 8, 2013 | ABC 7 News (CA)

George Shultz on ABC 7 (San Francisco)

January 31, 2013 | Council on Foreign Relations

A Conversation with George P. Shultz

December 4, 2012 | 105 Conversations

George Shultz on 105 Conversations

October 9, 2012 | World Today

George Shultz on The World Today Radio

July 6, 2012 | CBS This Morning

Nancy Reagan, Now 91, Still First Lady of GOP

September 19, 2011 | Nightly Business Report (PBS)

George Shultz on Nightly Business Report

A federal reserve meeting preview and former Treasury Secretary George Schultz shares his ideas on how to get the economy growing... [Interview begins about 11:40]
August 22, 2011 | Cavuto (Fox Business)

Fmr. Secretary of State Shultz on the Economy, Libya

Former Secretary of State George Shultz on the steps to fixing the struggling economy and the need to reduce the deficit...
April 9, 2011 | C-SPAN

Oral Histories: George Shultz

In this oral history interview recorded for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, [Shultz] recalls his work in the administration – including his philosophy and strategies on labor and economic issues...
January 24, 2011 | Charlie Rose

George Shultz on Charlie Rose

George Shultz, Former US Secretary of State on his book 'Ideas and Action: Featuring the Ten Commandments of Negotiations'...
November 14, 2010 | Fareed Zakaria GPS (CNN)

What Will Fix Our Ailing Economy? Solutions from George Shultz

Fareed discusses President Obama's visit to Asia. Plus, an interview with former Secretary of State George Shultz...
October 4, 2010 | Your World with Cavuto (Fox News)

Has West Grown Complacent About Terror Threat?

Former Secretary of State George Shultz on emerging intel of European plot...
September 30, 2010 | Ideas in Action

George Shultz: The Case for Nuclear Zero

George Shultz served in four Administrations, serving as an economic advisor to three Presidents before turning his efforts to international relations as Secretary of State for Ronald Reagan at the height of the Cold War...Jim talks with him about his support for eliminating nuclear weapons, and the current state of American politics...
September 15, 2010 | KGO-TV (San Francisco)

Conservative states rally against Calif.'s Prop 23

In an exclusive interview with ABC7 George Shultz explained why he's co-chair of the no on prop 23 campaign...
July 4, 2010 | New York Times Magazine

The Statesman

The former secretary of state talks about his legacy, the Tea Party and the war in Iraq...
April 13, 2010 | Christian Science Monitor

Does the Obama nuclear strategy put the US at risk?

Former Secretary of State George Shultz, a Republican, defends Obama’s nuclear strategy and discusses his vision of a world without nukes.

March 12, 2010 | Council on Foreign Relations

Confronting a Nuclear Tipping Point

The idea of nuclear disarmament is gaining support internationally, with the United States leading the charge and China and Russia expressing interest, says George P. Shultz, Ronald Reagan's secretary of state from 1982-89. . . .

January 27, 2010 | Nuclear Tipping Point

Nuclear Tipping Point

Nuclear Tipping Point is a conversation with four men intimately involved in American diplomacy and national security over the last four decades. . . .

December 15, 2009 | News Hour

How Big is Too Big to Fail?

Paul Solman talks to economist George Shultz about the merging of large, naitonal banks and how that could impact the idea that some companies are too big to fail. . . .

October 6, 2009 | Marketplace

How the GI Bill changed the economy

The new GI Bill gives vets money for tuition, housing and books...

September 24, 2009 | ABC News

A World With No Nukes

Obama speaks to the U.N. Security Council about a world without nuclear weapons...

Other Media

April 21, 2009 | Charlie Rose

An hour with Mikhail Gorbachev and George Shultz

An hour with Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union and George Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State...

June 27, 2008 | ForaTv

George Shultz: The Hoover Institution and Nuclear Freedom

George P. Shultz comments on the philosophy of the Hoover Institution in getting involved in conferences around the world which seek to advance the idea of a world free of nuclear weapons...

June 27, 2008 | ForaTv

George Shultz's Plan for Global Nuclear Disarmament

Former Secretary of State George Shultz gives his advice on how to approach a global effort at nuclear disarmament. He believes it must be a global initiative, even if led by the U.S. President, with all countries participating equally...

June 1, 2008 | Yes!

“No nuclear weapons”

George Shultz was there when nuclear disarmament slipped through our fingers...

May 6, 2008 | KQED

George Shultz and John Shoven

Former U.S. secretary of state George Shultz and Stanford economics professor John Shoven join Forum to discuss their market-based prescription for health care and social security reform...

April 24, 2008 | Charlie Rose

A conversation with George Shultz

A conversation with George Shultz. Schultz served as the United States Secretary of Labor from 1969 to 1970, as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974, and as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989...

April 2, 2008 | Commonwealth Club

Toward a Nuclear Free World

GEORGE SHULTZ & WILLIAM PERRY George Shultz , Former U.S. Secretary of State; Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution William Perry , Former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution A bipartisan team of George Schultz and William Perry discuss the spread of nuclear weapons and offer up a once-radical alternative: a world without nukes...

March 27, 2008 | Uncommon Knowledge

Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 4 of 5

Can the world live with a nuclear Iran, or must that nation be stopped from attaining nuclear weapons at all costs....

March 28, 2008 | Uncommon Knowledge

Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 5 of 5

How can a U.S. administration sustain political support for anti-terrorist activities about which the public must be kept in the dark? ...

March 25, 2008 | National Review Online

Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 2 of 5

A quarter century after the Cold War has ended, the U.S. still stockpiles thousands of nuclear weapons....

March 26, 2008 | National Review Online

Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 3 of 5

North Korea will refuse any international effort to purge the world of nuclear weapons. But Shultz reasons that the U.S. and its closest allies can lean on China and Japan to keep North Korea in check....

March 24, 2008 | National Review Online

Uncommon Knowledge: Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 1 of 5

Former secretary of State George Shultz has joined several other former U.S. officials — Henry Kissinger, William Perry, and Sam Nunn — in directing the Nuclear Security Project, which is aimed at “ending nuclear weapons as a threat to the world.”...

September 6, 2007 | Democracy Now

Fmr. Secretary of State George Shultz and Environmentalist Paul Ehrlich on Global Warming, Global Warring, China, Al Gore and the Environment

Democracy Now! broadcasts from Stanford University in California where the Society of Environmental Journalists is holding its 17th annual conference...

September 3, 2007 | EconTalk

George Shultz on Economics, Human Rights and the Fall of the Soviet Union

George Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution and Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the role of economics in his career, the tension between morality and pragmatism in foreign policy, and the role of personalities and economics in diplomacy, particularly in US/Soviet relations in the 1980s...

September 3, 2007 | Cafe Hayek

Shultz on economics and foreign policy

This week's EconTalk is an interview with George Shultz...

June 11, 2007 | Time Magazine

The Speech That Brought Down a Wall

The four most famous words of Ronald Reagan's Presidency almost were never uttered...

May 1, 2007 | Atlantic Monthly

Statecraft and Stagecraft

Author David Samuels interviews former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, Colin Powell, and George Schultz...

October 18, 2006 | ForaTv

Join the Hoover Institution in a panel discussion exploring: Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on its Twentieth Anniversary…

Join the Hoover Institution in a panel discussion exploring: Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on its Twentieth Anniversary…