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Terry Anderson: The Government Program People Love

interview with Terry Andersonvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson talks about how to get the politics out of America’s national treasures.

During his tenure as Secretary of Commerce from 1921 to 1928, Hoover debated with colleagues in the Department of the Interior over whether or not airports and scenic airplane rides should be allowed in national parks. By the late 1920s airports were bein

Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks

by Terry Andersonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Yellowstone could cover its operating budget with a daily fee of $11. Glacier could do so for $7.19.

Analysis and Commentary

The Buzz: Six Reasons Not To Worry About The Bees

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Bees are in the news, but for all the wrong reasons—mainly, dire tales of disappearing bees threatening a third of our food supply. 


Victor Davis Hanson: New Technology & The New Robber Barons

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, August 19, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the influence of new technology—it doesn't necessarily make us smarter—and the rise of the new Robber Barons.

Analysis and Commentary

Davenport: Obama Pursues Nuclear Danger For His Legacy

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Friday, August 19, 2016

It’s the 4th quarter and President Obama wants to put points on his legacy scoreboard. So, reports say he is considering executive actions that would significantly alter America’s nuclear posture.


William Perry: The Nuclear Brink

interview with William J. Perryvia Radio National
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow William Perry notes that that we’re on the verge of a new nuclear arms race, and drifting back into Cold War mentality.

In the News

Report: US Nuclear Weapons In Turkey In Danger Of Being Seized By Terrorists

quoting Kori Schakevia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, August 15, 2016

Dozens of U.S. nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey are at serious risk of being seized by terrorist groups, according to a new report released Monday by the Stimson Center.

Analysis and Commentary

Chuck Klosterman On His Book "But What If We're Wrong"

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 15, 2016

Chuck Klosterman, author of But What If We're Wrong, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the possibility that things we hold to be undeniably true may turn out to be totally false in the future. This wide-ranging conversation covers music and literary reputations, fundamentals of science, and issues of self-deception and illusion.

In the News

US Nukes At Turkey Base At Risk Of Seizure: Report

quoting Kori Schakevia Yahoo News
Sunday, August 14, 2016

Dozens of US nuclear weapons stored at a Turkish air base near Syria are at risk of being captured by "terrorists or other hostile forces," a Washington think tank claimed Monday.

Analysis and Commentary

The Ugly Ugly FDA's Cartel Enforcement

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, August 13, 2016

E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco. They contain nicotine, a chemical derived from tobacco and other plants.


Research Teams

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.