Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Ted Kennedy's Soviet Gambit

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, August 28, 2009

Picking his way through the Soviet archives that Boris Yeltsin had just thrown open, in 1991 Tim Sebastian, a reporter for the London Times, came across an arresting memorandum...

Analysis and Commentary

Smart Child Left Behind

by Tom Loveless, Michael J. Petrillivia New York Times
Thursday, August 27, 2009

AS American children head back to school, the parents of the most academically gifted students may feel a new optimism: according to a recent study, the federal No Child Left Behind law is acting like a miracle drug...

In the News
In the News

Where next for Russia?

with Michael McFaulvia Money Week (UK)
Friday, August 28, 2009

It's been ten years since Vladimir Putin assumed power in Russia...

In the News

What has President Obama Done for Silicon Valley?

with Bill Whalenvia TechNewsWorld
Friday, August 28, 2009

President Obama's inability to fill even half of his major political appointments is in the news this week, but the appointments he's already made are causing some in Silicon Valley to question whether they supported the right candidate...

In the News

The Tragedy of ‘Chimerica’

with Niall Fergusonvia Dong-A Ilbo (Korea)
Friday, August 28, 2009

Imagine if an extravagant man (or woman) and a frugal woman (or man) could get along with each other...

In the News

Market Reaction to Stimulus Programs Largely Undeserved

with Gary S. Beckervia Seeking Alpha
Friday, August 28, 2009

Wednesday’s stronger-than-expected new home sales data was encouraging...

In the News

Iran’s Supreme Leader Softens Tone

with Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Thursday, August 27, 2009

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, appears to have undercut President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s attempt to convict dozens of former government officials, journalists and academics of collaborating with the West to overthrow the government, saying a connection had not been proved...

In the News

Iran's Supreme Leader Says No Foreign Link To Leaders Of Unrest

with Abbas Milanivia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Thursday, August 27, 2009

Iran's supreme leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has played down hard-line accusations that the leaders of the huge opposition protests that followed the disputed presidential election in June were working for foreign powers...