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Biden’s National Security Strategy Is Undone By Fantasy
[Subscription Required] It acknowledges the threat from China, then makes wholly unrealistic pledges of cooperation.
The Hoover Institution’s Tennenbaum Program For Fact-Based Policy Rolls Out Initial Research Projects
The Tennenbaum Program for Fact-Based Policy is a new Hoover Institution initiative aimed at improving the quality of information that is shaping the nation’s highly debated policy questions, through collecting and analyzing data and providing credible studies and easy-to-digest nontechnical essays and derivative products.
Bread + Medicine: Saving Lives In A Time Of Famine
Discover the American Relief Administration's efforts to stem the tide of disease during the catastrophic famine of 1921 in Soviet Russia and Ukraine.
Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow
Kleinheinz Senior Fellow
More than ten percent of Americans with recent work experience say they will continue social distancing after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, and another 45 percent will do so in limited ways. We uncover this Long Social Distancing phenomenon in our monthly Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes.
October 10, 2022Steven J. Davis
An examination of how the patent system works, imperfections and all, to incentivize innovation
August 20, 2021
In 2021, California business headquarters left the state at twice their rate in both 2020 and 2019, and at three times their rate in 2018. In the last three years, California lost eleven Fortune 1000 companies, whose exits negatively affect California’s economy today. But California also is risking its economic future as much smaller but rapidly growing unique businesses are leaving, taking their innovative ideas with them.
October 25, 2022Lee Ohanian
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Secrets Of Statecraft: Unwrapping The Enigma, Mystery And Riddle: Stephen Kotkin Explains Russia To Andrew Roberts | Hoover Institution
Understanding the psyche of Russia and the Russians has bewildered Westerners for generations; foremost expert Stephen Kotkin gives some penetrating insights into how to do it.
Matters Of Policy & Politics: A Midterm Preview | David Brady, Douglas Rivers, And Bill Whalen | Hoover Institution
Making sense of “waves,” “cubes,” and pre-election narratives.
Lithuania: On The Frontline Of European Security
In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė discuss the future of European security, energy security, the future of NATO, Russia's reinvasion of Ukraine and aggression against Europe and the West, and prospects for strengthening the free world for the long competition against authoritarianism.
Saints, Sinners, And Salvageables: Your Election Night Roadmap | Ben Ginsberg | Hoover Institution
What to watch for in the midterm election returns—and the chances that the battle for Congress goes into overtime thanks to runoffs, slow vote counts, and legal challenges.
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