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Trump's Environmental Order Jeopardizes Our National Security

by Alice Hillvia The Hill
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

In March 2013, four-star Admiral Samuel Locklear III sat down with a Boston Globe reporter in a Cambridge hotel. As head of the Pacific Command, Admiral Locklear commanded the 400,000 troops stationed in the Pacific Command, stretching from California to India to Korea.


Victor Davis Hanson: Nunes Holds Cards Close

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, March 24, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Devin Nunes, the House Intelligence Committee Chairman's decision to discuss the incidental collection of information about the Trump campaign.


Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 24, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "On ‘Right to Try,’ the FDA Should Proceed With Caution."

In the News

Stanford Study Suggests Students Get Lousy Returns From Online Education

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia University Herald
Friday, March 24, 2017

There are a lot of benefits to online education. However, A study by a professor of economics at Stanford University has found that there is little support for the optimistic projections about this type of learning.

In the News

Could Gov. Jerry Brown Be The New Face Of An Anti-Nukes Campaign? He's Thinking About It

quoting Sam Nunn, William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, March 23, 2017

For Gov. Jerry Brown, the question isn’t why he spent so much time in Washington this week talking about the growing threat of nuclear annihilation — it’s why everyone else isn’t doing the same.


Cancer Prevention, Occurrence And Treatment: A Game Of Probabilities

by Joel E. Tepper, Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"The Prevent-Cancer Diet!” “A New Molecular Target for Treating Pancreatic Cancer!” We are constantly bombarded with media announcements of miraculous breakthroughs, giving the false impression that cancer is well on the way to being eliminated as a serious threat, but non-experts–including most reporters–often fail to understand that the improvements are not like the Salk polio vaccine virtually wiping out a dread disease almost overnight.

In the News

UAE To Become First Arab Country To Join Civilian Nuclear Club Within Weeks

quoting Yoel Guzanskyvia Al Arabiya
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The United Arab Emirates is set to become the first Arab state with a nuclear power program and the first to join the civilian nuclear club in more than a quarter of a century, a report published by the Foreign Affairs magazine has claimed.


China Poised To Challenge The US In Tech Revolution

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, March 20, 2017

Only in China could there already be a Museum of Internet Finance. Though most Americans have barely adopted the term “Fintech,” online banking is already old hat in Beijing. On Thursday I toured the museum with its founder, Wang Wei, who delighted in showing me exhibits like a bitcoin ATM. The cryptocurrency is just eight years old. In today’s China, that’s ancient enough to belong in a glass display case.


Victor Davis Hanson: Trump's Key To Winning: The Economy

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, March 17, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the water management issues in California, as well as the opposition to President Trump.

In the News

FAA Airs Concerns About Privacy, Drone Regulation

quoting John Villasenorvia MeriTalk
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration has not established any rules for commercial companies that collect and retain personal information, according to Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA’s Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.


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