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Analysis and Commentary

To Fight The Scourge Of 'Superbugs', We Need A New Regulatory Pathway

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, December 2, 2016

It was not until the years just after World War II when streptomycin, the first truly broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, came onto the market, and penicillin began to be widely available that the Golden Age of antibiotic therapy really began. Before that, even seemingly trivial infections of the skin, lungs or other organs could lead to sepsis and death.


Cheap, Clean And Easily Accessible? An Energy Resource Any U.S. President Could Love

by James L. Sweeneyvia The Hill
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Energy efficiency, though not the most exciting topic in these political times, has been and will continue to be fundamental to three things President-elect Donald Trump has promised to improve – economic growth, trade deficits, and national security – and one thing about which he promised to keep an open mind – climate change.

In the News

One If By Land, Two If By… Hack? The Future Of Warfare

quoting Amy Zegartvia Diplomatic Courier
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In the words of the narrator in the post-apocalyptic videogame Fallout 3, “War never changes.” Although fundamentally, he may be right, when it comes to procedures, strategy, technology, and the arena of war, he could not be farther from the truth.

In the News

How To Play The Coming Robot Revolution

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Real Money
Friday, November 25, 2016

Our Thanksgiving dinner discussions probably aren't the norm for most families. My son is a very astute businessman, while my daughter teaches at a cutting-edge science-education center. My wife was a banker for many years, and my son-in-law is a bright young man who has more degrees than a thermometer (including an MBA and a degree in agricultural economics).

In the News

Trump Inspires Scramble On Spying Powers

quoting Michael McFaulvia Politico
Friday, November 25, 2016

Civil liberties groups want President Barack Obama to rein in the federal surveillance apparatus before his successor takes over.

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China, Encryption Policy, and International Influence

by Adam Segalvia Aegis Paper Series
Monday, November 28, 2016

It is difficult to disentangle the influence of U.S. encryption policy on the development of Chinese regulations and laws. Independent of what happens in Washington, Beijing has a long history of using encryption policy to foster national and domestic security as well as to promote economic growth and indigenous innovation. 


William Perry: How Uncertainty In The Korean Peninsula Could Be A 'Recipe For Disaster'

interview with William J. Perryvia KUNC
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow William Perry discusses the uncertainty about the Korean Peninsula. Perry notes that even if North Korea has no intention of using its nuclear weapons, it could sell a bomb to a terrorist group, so a lot is at stake in the region.

Analysis and Commentary

The EPA Shows Again That It’s An Affront To Common Sense

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia National Review
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

It’s cooking data to justify costly regulations with disproportionately small benefits.

Analysis and Commentary

Presidential Miscues On The Dakota Access Pipeline

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Right now a major energy and environmental fiasco is playing out over the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). This 1172-mile pipeline, when completed, will move 470,000 barrels of oil per day from the production fields in the Bakken and Three Forks regions of North Dakota to refineries and terminals located in Patoka, Ill.


Medical Technology: A Key To Health Care Excellence And Cost Saving

by Scott W. Atlasvia Real Clear Health
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Health care is on the precipice of a new era, when molecular genetics, medical device technology, and sophisticated medical imaging merge to change the face of clinical medicine. Highly accurate, safer diagnostics and more effective, targeted treatments have already moved into clinical practice with remarkable gains and the promise of even more to come.


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