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General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.).
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Statement By Director Tom Gilligan: General James Mattis For Secretary Of Defense

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

I congratulate President-Elect Trump on the nomination of our esteemed colleague General James Mattis as secretary of defense. There's no one better suited to guide our military and nation in these consequential times. We wish General Mattis the best of luck in his new endeavor and commend President-Elect Trump on choosing one of the smartest minds and most strategic thinkers of our time.

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A Question Of Prerogative

by Michael McConnellvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The UK’s Supreme Court wrestles with Brexit, politics, and the British Constitution.

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Ralph Peters: What Our Nation Would Get With Gen. Mattis As Defense Secretary

by Ralph Petersvia Fox News
Thursday, December 1, 2016

"What would the nation get with General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense? Integrity. Deep knowledge. Courage, both moral and physical. Humility. Decency. Vision. A steely sense of duty. Fiscal responsibility. A natural leader of men. In short, character." - Hoover Military History Working Group Member Ralph Peters on Jim Mattis

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No Vacancy: The Consequences Of Rent Control

via Policyed.org
Friday, December 2, 2016

Housing prices have increased in many parts of the country. What can policy makers do to make housing more affordable? And what happens when their good intentions go awry? Rent control increases demand for controlled-units, but discourages landlords from expanding or entering the rental market, which decreases the supply of rental housing.

Analysis and Commentary
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To Fight The Scourge Of 'Superbugs', We Need A New Regulatory Pathway

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, December 2, 2016

It was not until the years just after World War II when streptomycin, the first truly broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, came onto the market, and penicillin began to be widely available that the Golden Age of antibiotic therapy really began. Before that, even seemingly trivial infections of the skin, lungs or other organs could lead to sepsis and death.

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The Next RNC Chair? Sounds Like A Con(way) Job

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, December 1, 2016

As the Trump transition starts to wind down, I’m curious as to the fate of one high-profile insider. It’s not Rudy Giuliani, one of four reported finalists for Secretary of State (watching America’s Mayor languish in this process – will it be Rudy, or Mitt, or a surprise pick? – is like watching a quarterback prospect slide in the first round of the NFL draft).

Analysis and Commentary

General Mattis Is A Great Man — And A Good One

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, December 2, 2016

Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of defense is not only a brilliantly accomplished man, but a modest and kind one as well.

Interviews
Interviews

Santelli Exchange: Ed Lazear On The Jobs Report

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, December 2, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the labor market, growth, and inflation. Lazear notes the we have too few workers employed and the Fed is more concerned about employment than inflation.

Interviews

Michael McFaul: Senators Seek To Declassify Info On Russia Role In US Election (3:33)

interview with Michael McFaulvia MSNBC
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about a new request by Democratic senators to President Barack Obama asking for the release of more information about Russia's role in the US election.

Interviews

James Ceaser: Should We Abolish The Electoral College?

interview with James W. Ceaservia The National Constitution Center
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow James Ceaser explores the history and purpose of the Electoral College on We the People.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his American Interest article "Donald Trump’s New World Order."

Interviews

Adam White: The FCC, Net Neutrality, And Statutory Authority

interview with Adam J. Whitevia The Federalist Society
Saturday, November 26, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White debates whether the FCC can impose common-carrier regulation on internet service providers under Title II of the Communications Act.

In the News
In the News

Trump Picks Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis For Secretary Of Defense

featuring General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Post
Thursday, December 1, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, who has said that responding to “political Islam” is the major security issue facing the United States, to be secretary of defense.

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Donald Trump Announces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis As Secretary Of Defense

quoting Kori Schakevia The Guardian
Friday, December 2, 2016

The retired marine general, known for his blunt approach toward the US military and Middle East conflicts, raises establishment hopes that he can rein in Trump.

Eyes, Ears, & Daggers by Hoover Institution senior fellow Thomas Henriksen.
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Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces And The Central Intelligence Agency In America's Evolving Struggle Against Terrorism

Monday, December 5, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts a discussion on the newly released book "Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces and the Central Intelligence Agency in America's Evolving Struggle against Terrorism" on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

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California’s Brewing Battles With Trump Get A New Face

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Thursday, December 1, 2016

With his nomination to become California’s first Latino attorney general, Rep. Xavier Becerra is now primed to be the public face of the Democratic resistance to Donald Trump on issues like climate change, health care and, most visibly, immigration.

In the News

6 Reasons Donald Trump’s Presidency Could Be Great For Parents

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia The Federalist
Thursday, December 1, 2016

“It’s unfair what has happened to the people in our country, and we’re going to change it. Simple as that,” declared President-elect Donald Trump to Leslie Stahl of “60 Minutes” recently. As a mother of four kids and the author of the new book “No Child Left Alone: Getting the government out of parenting” (Encounter Books, 2016), I couldn’t agree more.

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by Thomas H. Henriksen Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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by Mia Zaharna, Henry I. Miller Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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interview with John B. Taylor Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, November 28, 2016
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Thursday, November 24, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Monday, December 5, 2016
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by Jim Hoagland Friday, November 25, 2016
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by Tunku Varadarajan Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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interview with George P. Shultz Saturday, November 19, 2016
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interview with Kori Schake Monday, November 21, 2016
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interview with Admiral Gary Roughead Monday, November 28, 2016
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quoting Michael McFaul Friday, November 25, 2016
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His Reelection Plan

by Tod Lindbergvia The Weekly Standard
Monday, December 5, 2016

Things Trump is likely to succeed at.

Kellyanne Conway
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Kellyanne Conway Discusses The 2016 Presidential Election

interview with Kellyanne Conwayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, December 2, 2016

The path to victory in 2016.

In the News

Donald Trump Announces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis As Secretary Of Defense

quoting Kori Schakevia The Guardian
Friday, December 2, 2016

The retired marine general, known for his blunt approach toward the US military and Middle East conflicts, raises establishment hopes that he can rein in Trump.

Interviews

Santelli Exchange: Ed Lazear On The Jobs Report

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, December 2, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the labor market, growth, and inflation. Lazear notes the we have too few workers employed and the Fed is more concerned about employment than inflation.

Analysis and Commentary

General Mattis Is A Great Man — And A Good One

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, December 2, 2016

Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of defense is not only a brilliantly accomplished man, but a modest and kind one as well.

Featured

No Vacancy: The Consequences Of Rent Control

via Policyed.org
Friday, December 2, 2016

Housing prices have increased in many parts of the country. What can policy makers do to make housing more affordable? And what happens when their good intentions go awry? Rent control increases demand for controlled-units, but discourages landlords from expanding or entering the rental market, which decreases the supply of rental housing.

Analysis and Commentary

To Fight The Scourge Of 'Superbugs', We Need A New Regulatory Pathway

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, December 2, 2016

It was not until the years just after World War II when streptomycin, the first truly broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, came onto the market, and penicillin began to be widely available that the Golden Age of antibiotic therapy really began. Before that, even seemingly trivial infections of the skin, lungs or other organs could lead to sepsis and death.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his American Interest article "Donald Trump’s New World Order."

Featured

A Question Of Prerogative

by Michael McConnellvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The UK’s Supreme Court wrestles with Brexit, politics, and the British Constitution.

In the News

6 Reasons Donald Trump’s Presidency Could Be Great For Parents

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia The Federalist
Thursday, December 1, 2016

“It’s unfair what has happened to the people in our country, and we’re going to change it. Simple as that,” declared President-elect Donald Trump to Leslie Stahl of “60 Minutes” recently. As a mother of four kids and the author of the new book “No Child Left Alone: Getting the government out of parenting” (Encounter Books, 2016), I couldn’t agree more.

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