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How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness

by Russell Robertsvia Portfolio Hardcover
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Adam Smith may have become the patron saint of capitalism after he penned his most famous work, The Wealth of Nations. But few people know that when it came to the behavior of individuals—the way we perceive ourselves, the way we treat others, and the decisions we make in pursuit of happiness—the Scottish philosopher had just as much to say. He developed his ideas on human nature in an epic, sprawling work titled The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

NAFTA at 20

NAFTA at 20: The North American Free Trade Agreement's Achievements and Challenges

via Hoover Press
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bold and controversial from the start. When first conceived, it was far from obvious that it would be possible given the circumstances of the times. This book presents an expert view of NAFTA from the perspective of economists, historians, and policy makers in the words of those who negotiated it and whose research evaluates it.

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead

by George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunnvia Hoover Press
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era.

World Order

by Henry A. Kissingervia Penguin Press
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Henry Kissinger has traveled the world, advised presidents, and been a close observer and participant in the central foreign policy events of our era. Now he offers his analysis of the twenty first century’s ultimate challenge: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historic perspectives, violent conflict, proliferating technology, and ideological extremism.

Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance

Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance

by Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rayburnvia Hoover Press
Friday, August 1, 2014

More than a decade after the US-led invasion of Iraq, most studies of the Iraq conflict focus on the twin questions of whether the United States should have entered Iraq in 2003 and whether it  should have exited in 2011, but few have examined the new Iraqi state and society on its own merits.

Democracy's Dangers and Discontents: The Tyranny of the Majority from the Greeks to Obama

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Press
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

By democracy we usually mean a government comprising popular rule, individual human rights and freedom, and a free-market economy.

Game Changers: Energy on the Move

Game Changers: Energy on the Move

by George P. Shultz, Robert C. Armstrongvia Hoover Press
Monday, June 16, 2014

The United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests.

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Miles Apart And No Peace In Sight: Putin's D-Day Press Conference Versus Poroshenko's Inaugural

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The United States and Europe do not know how to read Vladimir Putin. He is, for the Western mind, a strange laboratory specimen, who grew up in the KGB world of conspiracy and repression of enemies who are everywhere.

What Lies Ahead, Edited by Chester Finn and Richard Sousa

What Lies Ahead for America's Children and Their Schools

via Hoover Press
Friday, February 21, 2014

The coming decade holds immense potential for dramatic improvement in US education and in the achievement of American children—provided that we seize the opportunities at hand and are not deterred by the obstacles to change.

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Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

by Stephen Haber, Charles Calomirisvia Princeton University Press
Thursday, February 6, 2014

Fragile by Design is a revealing exploration of the ways that politics inevitably intrudes into bank regulation.

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