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Why Sachin, Dravid And Sourav Must Break Their Silence On IPL Verdict

quoting Tunku Varadarajanvia DailyO
Monday, July 20, 2015

In order to reform the BCCI and its money-spinning progeny IPL, the nexus between cricket and politics must end.

Other Media

10 Years After Civil Nuclear Deal, India-US Are Up To The Challenge

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Economic Times (India)
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The remarkable progress made by India and the US in their bilateral relationship, in a decade after the landmark civil-nuclear deal, has opened up the vistas of realising the true potential of this defining strategic partnership of 21st century, top diplomats, experts and academicians from the two countries have said.

Harold Melvin Agnew Motion Picture Film, Hoover Institution Archives.
Interviews

George Shultz and James Goodby: The War That Must Never Be Fought

interview with George P. Shultz, James Goodbyvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Hoover Institution fellows George Shultz and James Goodby speak on "North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, China, Iran - concern over nuclear weapons continues to grab news headlines. Nine nations evidently possess nuclear weapons and at least a rudimentary means of delivering them."

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Beyond Human Rights Rituals A Case for State-Nation Specific Negotiation Of UNDRIP Implementation

quoting Tod Lindbergvia IC Magazine
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tod Lindberg, research fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, argues that Posner’s historical analysis is essentially wrong, “International human-rights law is good and useful not because it compels, which it mostly can’t, but because it inspires.”

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Combustible South Asia

by S. Paul Kapurvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The military relationship between Pakistan and India is a catastrophe waiting to happen.

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March Madness From The United Nations

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, March 20, 2015

The NCAA basketball tournament has started, and I hope I’ve picked my brackets as well as I predicted the outcome of this month’s meeting of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a component of the UN’s World Health Organization that evaluates the likelihood that various chemicals cause cancer.

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Countries Or Jurisdictions With A Flat Tax As Of March 2015

by Alvin Rabushkavia Flat Tax
Friday, March 20, 2015

Countries or Jurisdictions With a Flat Tax as of March 2015 (Includes Personal Exemption or Allowance. Effective Zero Rate on First Tranche of Earnings or Self-Employed Business Profits)

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Ravi Karunanayake And Commercial Air Transport In Sri Lanka

quoting Michael Spencevia Sri Lanka Guardian
Saturday, February 7, 2015

It is heartening to read in the Daily News that Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has confirmed that State governance in Sri Lanka will be aligned to a culture associated with private enterprise. The Minister has made clear that this does not mean that State enterprises will be privatized.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on the Don Kroah Show (31:25)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Don Kroah Show
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Obama administration's policies on terrorism on the Don Kroah Show.

Other Media

Alex Tabarrok on Private Cities

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 26, 2015

Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about a recent paper Tabarrok co-authored with Shruti Rajagopalan on Gurgaon, a city in India that until recently had little or no municipal government. The two discuss the successes and failures of this private city, the tendency to romanticize the outcomes of market and government action, and the potential for private cities to meet growing demand for urban living in India and China.

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