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Law Talk With Richard Epstein: Protected Speech

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the unrest at UC-Berkeley; a federal judge knocking down the Trump Administration’s attempt to punish sanctuary cities; the constitutionality of Trump’s missile strikes on Syria (along with a history lesson on the War Powers Resolution); and the Supreme Court considering a potentially groundbreaking case on public funds for religious institutions in Missouri.

In the News

Activist Finds Silence On Genital Mutilation Case Depressing, Predictable

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Chicago Tribune
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Imagine what the American left would do if conservative Republican Christians engaged in a barbaric practice to mutilate little girls, to kill off their sexual desire while leaving them fertile when they come of age.


Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Acting crazy has worked for rogue regimes, but Western appeasement is not a long-term solution.

In the News

Syria, Trump And Congress’ Ever-Eroding War Powers

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Roll Call (DC)
Monday, April 24, 2017

Lawmakers lukewarm to a force-authorization measure for U.S. missile strike.


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 21, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Forbes article "Trump’s Forceful Syrian Gambit."


Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation Should Be A Priority

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about the practice of female genital mutilation, which is shockingly common among certain Muslim communities. She has started a foundation which is lobbying state governments to make the practice punishable by law. 

Privacy & Power: A Transatlantic Dialogue In The Shadow Of The NSA-Affair
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Security by the Book - Privacy & Power: A Transatlantic Dialogue In The Shadow Of The NSA-Affair

by Benjamin Wittes, Russell Miller, Ralf Poschervia Lawfare
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology and Law Working Group, along with Hoover's Washington, DC office discussed Privacy and Power:  A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair.  Benjamin Wittes (Hoover working group member and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution), Russell Miller (professor of law at Washington & Lee University School of Law) and Prof. Ralf Poscher (professor of law at  University of Freiberg) discussed fundamental differences in the way that Americans and Europeans approach the issues of privacy and intelligence-gathering.

In the News

We Think Bullets Will Defeat Radical Islam’s Ideas - Wrong

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Tunku Varadarajanvia Cape May County Herald
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The civilized world naturally believes that the bombing and slaughter of innocent civilians by Islamic terrorists is atrocious. In an interview with Ayaan Hirsi Ali published in the Wall Street Journal April 27, 2017, by Tunku Varadarajan of Stanford University’s Hoover Institute, we are now told terrorism is only a tactic in a much larger ideological war; Islam can take America from the inside, and if we don’t act, Shariah Law will govern the country.


Ayaan Hirsi Ali On What The Future Holds For Muslim Women

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia National Review
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The noted feminist advocate imagines how Islam's treatment of women could evolve in the years ahead.

Analysis and Commentary

Erdogan Moves Closer To Making Turkey An Islamic State

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The making of another Islamic Republic.