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Why More Young People Should Get Summer Jobs On The Farm

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia The Federalist
Monday, July 24, 2017

And more U.S. universities and colleges should offer them internship credit for it.

Analysis and Commentary

Al Gore Can’t Save The Global Warming Cult

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Monday, July 24, 2017

Following Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, Al Gore is releasing an update of his 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth. It’s called An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, in which no doubt we will hear the same apocalyptic hysteria of its predecessor, and the same lurid predictions that will never come true. 

In the News

Adi Astl, Everyday Heroes And The Return Of Civil Society

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Toronto Sun
Friday, July 21, 2017

The story of a 73-year-old’s private endeavour to improve a public park has garnered headlines around the English-speaking world.


Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, July 21, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "Attack of the Killer Petunias," as well as the USDA's response to Miller's article.


Defending Homeland From North Korean Threat Must Be Top Priority

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Hill
Friday, July 21, 2017

In open testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, Gen. Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acknowledged that North Korea currently has the ability to at least strike Alaska with an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). 

In the News

The North ‘As It Is’

quoting William J. Perryvia Korea Joongang Daily
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

There are growing calls for the world to stop doubting the North’s capabilities.

In the News

New Study Shows Minimal Pesticide Impact On Bees

quoting Henry I. Millervia Competitive Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A recently released study claims to have finally proven that certain pesticides are harming both honeybees and wild bees, and news headlines have sounded the alarm. For example, a Los Angeles Times headline exclaims: “Field Tests Show how Pesticides can Wreak Havoc on Honeybees,” Yet a closer look at the data indicates that’s not the case. The study data shows that the chemicals in question—called neonicotinoids or neonics—have very little measurable impact on bees, and any impact can be managed.

In the News

Should The US Revive Nuclear Power?

quoting Jeremy Carl, David Fedorvia Commentary
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Progressives, environmentalists, politicians, and even many corporations have dedicated themselves to increasing the amount of alternative energy Americans produce and use. To many Americans, this means foregoing coal and oil in favor of wind, hydroelectric, or solar power.

The US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in 1961–63

by James Goodbyvia Analysis
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Public policy issues involving a complex mix of problems, exemplified today by climate change and the threat of nuclear war, require governance by institutions whose mandates and cultures embrace technological expertise as well as diplomatic and military skills. This paper is a case study of how such an institution operated during the Kennedy Administration to deal with the growing threat of radioactive debris in the environment and the threat of nuclear proliferation, and also put US-Soviet relations on a new trajectory. The 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty might not have been concluded during the Kennedy Administration had the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency not been established in 1961.

Analysis and Commentary

Next Steps For Judge Boasberg In Dakota Access: Let DAPL Remain Operational

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Monday, July 17, 2017

Days before summer on June 14, 2017, Judge James Boasberg issued his latest opinion in the long-running dispute by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Judge Boasberg’s opinion was something of a cliffhanger, with its final episodes yet to be written.


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The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.