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The Way Forward On DACA

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, September 11, 2017

Trump and Sessions should announce support for the program—precisely as it is. 

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Throwing Away The Russian Card

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

China has put the U.S. into an existential dilemma. Its surrogate North Korea — whose nuclear arsenal is certainly in large part a product of Chinese technology and commercial ties — by any standard of international standing is a failed, fourth-world state.

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Land Of Many Uses Or No Uses?

by Terry Andersonvia Forbes
Monday, September 11, 2017

Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke recently submitted his report to President Trump reviewing national monuments created over the past 25 years. Mr. Zinke was asked by the president to decide whether monument designations should be rescinded or reduced in size. Especially in the crosshairs of the review were Bears Ears, created by President Obama in 2017 at 1.35 million acres—half the size of Yellowstone—and Grand Staircase-Escalante, created by President Clinton in 1996 at 1.9 million acres—bigger than Glacier.

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Vox Trump, Vox Populi

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Why raising the debt ceiling is an especially revealing moment in our democratic politics.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

China Leadership Monitor Issue 54

via Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A new issue of the China Leadership Monitor is now available online.

Analysis and Commentary

The World Turned Upside Down (And What To Do About It)

by Russell Robertsvia Medium
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The current state of the country and the current state of political and intellectual conversation depresses me in a way that it never has before. You have to understand — I’m never happy with the state of the country — that’s the inevitable fate of holding an ideological position that rarely gets any traction — I’m a classical liberal who’d like government to be dramatically smaller than it is now.

Analysis and Commentary

File Under 'Nobody Cheers For Goliath': California Wanting To Vote Early In 2020

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, September 11, 2017

It turns out that there’s a fine line between California dreaming and California scheming. Just ask Democratic state lawmakers who want to advance the state’s presidential primary as early as possible in 2020 – to early March and at the front of the line after the opening caucuses and primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.

Analysis and Commentary

Xi Jinping And The Party’s “Guiding Ideology”

by Alice L. Millervia China Leadership Monitor
Monday, September 11, 2017

As the 19th Party Congress approaches, there is widespread speculation that the party constitution will be revised to incorporate concepts associated with party General Secretary Xi Jinping as part of the party’s authoritative “guiding ideology.”

Analysis and Commentary

Defeating Terrorists, Not Terrorism: Assessing U.S. Counterterrorism Policy From 9/11 To ISIS

by Samuel Tadrosvia Bipartisan Policy Center
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, killed nearly 3,000 innocent Americans. Thousands more Americans have died in the subsequent military campaigns and intelligence operations that have kept America safe. Sixteen years later, we pause to honor those Americans lost on 9/11 and those who have served and sacrificed to protect the American people in the years since.

Analysis and Commentary

My Pre 9/11 Column

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 11, 2017

Various authors have posted what they wrote in the hours and days after that horrible morning of September 11, 2001. I've decided to post the last part of a column I wrote for Red Herring that was published on November 1, 1999.

Interviews
Interviews

Checker Finn On Patriotism, Democracy, And Teaching About 9/11

interview with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Chester Finn discusses what children need to know.

Interviews

Kori Schake On Deep State Radio: 9/11 Sixteen Years Later

interview with Kori Schakevia Deep State Radio
Monday, September 11, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake talks about how we got where we are, how this resonates with tribalism worldwide, and how we can fix it.

In the News
George Osborne
In the News

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

Press Releases
In the News

Citizen Newt: The Making Of A Reagan Conservative

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative" on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.

Event
In the News

School Funding Formula Called Doomed To Fail; Problem Is In Classroom, Not Cash, Professor Says

featuring Eric Hanushekvia Chicago City Wire
Monday, September 11, 2017

Illinois passed historic education funding reform in late August, but the foundation upon which it is built is faulty and doomed to collapse, Hoover Institute fellow and Stanford University Prof. Eric Hanushek said on the “Illinois Rising” radio program recently.

In the News

Top Russian Diplomat Urges US To Stop Destroying Russia-US Relations

quoting Michael McFaulvia VOA News
Monday, September 11, 2017

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has urged the United States to start finding a way to resolve the problems between the two countries.

In the News

Will Harvey And Irma Be A Wake-Up Call?

quoting George P. Shultzvia SF Gate
Monday, September 11, 2017

The Miami Herald reported last week: "Speaking from Miami's Emergency Operations Center in downtown, where the city's senior public safety and political authorities will ride out Category 4 Hurricane Irma this weekend, [Republican] Mayor Tomás Regalado told the Miami Herald that he believes warming and rising seas are threatening South Florida's immediate and long-term future."