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Podcasts And Chartcasts From Hoover's Carmel Valley Conference Now Available Online

Friday, May 8, 2015
Carmel Valley

The Hoover Institution held its Carmel Valley Conference on Friday, May 8, 2015. The conference featured presentations by Hoover fellows on a wide range of issues, from the Affordable Care Act to ISIS and the Middle East to the political and economic challenges facing the United States and the next president.

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Hoover fellow Abbas Milani on ISIS, Iran, and the future of the Middle East

by Abbas Milanivia Fellow Talks
Friday, May 8, 2015

ISIS, Iran, and the future of the Middle East.

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Hoover Fellow Peter Berkowitz Discusses The Iran Nuclear Deal On CNBC

interview with Peter Berkowitzvia CNBC - Squawk Box
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hover fellow Peter Berkowitz says the absence of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain leaders at the Camp David summit suggests a lack of confidence in the Iran nuclear deal.

Syrian Refugees

Settle Syrian Refugees In Detroit

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, May 15, 2015

I love this idea, floated today in  New York Times oped by David D. Laitin and Marc Jahr. It’s smart, doable, and a constructive, out-of-the-box approach to two distinct disasters.

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The Libertarian: “Iran and the Bomb”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Analyzing the American deal with Tehran.

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Strategika: “More Energy, Fewer Problems?” with Williamson Murray

interview with Williamson Murrayvia Strategika
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The economic and strategic implications of the US energy boom.

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Strategika: “An Abundant Energy Future?” With Walter Russell Mead

interview with Walter Russell Mead via Strategika
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

How will new energy resources affect America’s standing in the world?

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The Obama-Iran Deal: Anatomy Of A Disaster

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Monday, March 30, 2015

All the rumors from Lausanne indicate that the U.S. is on the brink of a disastrous deal with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.

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Larry Diamond On The HuffPost Live

interview with Larry Diamondvia HuffPost Live
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hoover fellow Larry Diamond says Tunisia is still a success, but notes that Tunisia is going through a tough period and needs security assistance and support.

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Victor Davis Hanson On WIBC

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, March 27, 2015

Hoover fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses what consequences may come from Iran having nuclear weapons.