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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Foreign Policy

May 29, 2012 | National Review Online

Counting Palestine Refugees

The Senate nudges us toward a proper understanding of the issue...
May 23, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Aid in a time of austerity: Adios, smart power

The Senate version of the foreign assistance bill is taking shape, and it is commendable for being both sound and a broadly bipartisan approach, even though it signals the death knell of the Obama administration's commitment to "smart power"...
May 24, 2012 | Tribune Media Services

The bad/good idea of removing Assad

These cautionary tales do not necessarily mean that we should not help the Syrian dissidents, only that we must ask ourselves who exactly are these guys, how much will it cost to see them win, and when it is over will our new friends rule any more humanely and competently...
May 23, 2012 | FrontPage Magazine

Iran Rope-A-Dopes the West Again

The timing of this paltry [agreement to “quite soon” allow IAEA inspectors to search for any evidence that Iran’s nuclear enrichment program] suggests that the Iranians are once again rope-a-doping the U.N. and the West...
May 23, 2012 | Washington Post

An underwhelming approach to Iran’s nuclear ambitions

The West looks like it’s about to bend...
May 14, 2012 | Commentary (subscription required)

The Jigsaw Puzzle & the Chessboard

The making and unmaking of foreign policy in the age of Obama...
May 11, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Where is the outrage?

This week the [House] moved forward with a budget that would allow the Dept. of Defense to escape the strictures of sequestration...The same House budget imposes a 12 percent reduction this year on the State Dept. budget requested by the White House...
May 10, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

China's Bully Tactics

Why so much authoritarian wrath for a dissident “nerd who stutters”?...
May 6, 2012 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

The Handling of Chen Is a Shame. Romney is Correct

The Sunday talk shows and the New York Times are attacking Romney for calling the handling of the Chen case a "shame for America." Romney, they say, spoke too soon...
May 3, 2012 | Washington Times

Obama’s Osama optics

Without a solid record, president scavenges for votes...