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William Perry: Nuclear Threats In A Chaotic World

featuring William J. Perryvia KCRW
Thursday, February 23, 2017

William Perry, former Defense Secretary, will talk to a LAWAC dinner on February 23rd about the escalating dangers of nuclear conflict in today’s chaotic world – dangers that are more urgent than most Americans realize.

Analysis and Commentary

Michelle Obama And Chef Tom Colicchio Form A Misguided Partnership

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Forbes
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Just when many of us hoped that we would soon be seeing the last of the Obamas, it appears that Michelle Obama will still be involved in what passes for public service in progressives’ parallel universe. She has decided to partner with the far left-wing Food Policy Action Education Fund, a sister organization of the radical Food Policy Action.

Analysis and Commentary

President Trump, Don't Walk Away From The Iran Deal. Not Yet

by Yoel Guzansky, Oded Eranvia Forbes
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Iran nuclear deal is a controversial agreement, which is consequential for international security and the future of nuclear weapons proliferation.

Analysis and Commentary

Create A White House West At Moffett Field

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

If ever there were a love-hate relationship, it would be the one shared by the Bay Area and recent American presidencies.

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A Conservative Plan To Combat Global Warming

mentioning George P. Shultzvia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A carbon tax is the simplest and economically most efficient way to limit carbon dioxide emissions. Ideally, the tax would be imposed on businesses and households at the same time that cumbersome environmental regulations are eliminated.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Global Network Has Become Dangerously Unstable

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, February 20, 2017

The world today is like a giant network on the verge of a cataclysmic outage.


Henry Miller: "Tortured Logic" Of Obama'S FDA "Veterinary Medicine" Can Be Swept Aside By Congress And Trump

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, February 20, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller dicusses his Forbes article "Will Genetically Engineered Animals Finally Bring Home The Bacon?"

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Oroville Dam Is Just Part Of California's Crumbling Infrastructure

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dams don’t just deteriorate overnight, so how did we get here? Victor Davis Hanson, a scholar at the Hoover Institution, blames unfocused political leaders who diverted their attention from maintaining the critical network of dams and aqueducts built by a previous generation of Californians, and instead focused on dubious progressive causes...

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Trump Facing Stiff Resistance On Paris Climate Accord

mentioning George P. Shultzvia Recorder (CA)
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trashing the Paris Agreement made for a great campaign prop at Donald Trump’s rallies, where the climate change accord was portrayed as a product of the out-of-touch, insufferable elites that Trump pledged to sweep from power.

In the News

A Carbon Tax Is A Truly Good Idea

quoting George P. Shultzvia Jackson Hole News and Guide
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Address climate change and send Americans a check at the same time. That’s the nut of an intriguing idea put together by a group of Republican elders. The plan would curb emission of greenhouse gases by taxing them at the refinery, at the mine or wherever they enter the economy. 


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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.