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Not all Inequality Is Equal

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Inequality does not equal stagnation. Even as differences in income grow, entire nations may benefit.

Taylor Jones cartoon

Paved with Good Intentions

by Clifton B. Parkervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

When insurgents sabotage it, American foreign aid can actually make violence and poverty worse. Hoover fellow Joseph Felter explains.

Taylor Jones cartoon

Putin Is No Peacemaker

by Yuri Yarim-Agaevvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The United States should call out Putin for what he is—and make the world listen.

Russian Presidential Press Office

Fire Putin

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Memo to the Russian people: the great leader is actually a great liability.

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Half-a-Loaf Growth

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

At a time of lackluster economic growth, countries around the world are attempting to devise and implement strategies to spur and sustain recovery. The key word is strategy: to succeed, policymakers must ensure that measures to open the economy, boost public investment, enhance macroeconomic stability, and increase reliance on markets and incentives for resource allocation are implemented in reasonably complete packages.

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Sino-Europe Economic Relationship 'Has Great Potential'

featuring Timothy Garton Ashvia ECNS
Monday, January 19, 2015

In the continent, unlike in the US, China is not seen as a major strategic competitor, says academic expert.


Reactions To NYT Story On North Korean Cyber Penetration

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, January 19, 2015

David Sanger and Martin Fackler write in the NYT that the NSA “drilled into the Chinese networks that connect North Korea to the outside world, picked through connections in Malaysia favored by North Korean hackers and penetrated directly into the North with the help of South Korea and other American allies,” and also placed malware in North Korean computer systems “that could track the internal workings of many of the computers and networks used by the North’s hackers.” 

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The North Korea Regime Change Debate

quoting Kori Schakevia The Diplomat
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A call for a policy of North Korean regime change sparks debate.

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How Will the U.S. Punish North Korea?

quoting Thomas H. Henriksenvia National Journal
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

President Obama has promised to retaliate against North Korea for the large-scale hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, but actual details about any planned U.S. action are few: The president only said last week before departing for Hawaii that the American response would be "proportional."


A Modest Defense of the Government’s Legal and Policy Confusion Re Sony

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The attribution problem makes it very hard for the public to know if North Korea in fact attacked Sony, the precise damage Sony suffered, and the party responsible for the (apparent) counter-attack in North Korea.