Carl von Clausewitz, the Prussian philosopher of war, wrote in the early nineteenth century that “courage is of two kinds: first, physical courage, or courage in the presence of danger; and next, moral courage, or courage before responsibility.” The late U.S. Senator John McCain demonstrated both types.
The political divide over the insurance provisions of the Affordable Care Act looks to be unbridgeable for now, but out of public view, Republicans and Democrats are quietly forging a consensus on an even more consequential aspect of medical care: improving its value for all Americans by increasing its quality and lowering its cost.
Intended as a counterpoint to the US Department of Defense-sanctioned press such as Stars and Stripes,Overseas Weekly (OW) was first published in 1950 by enterprising Stanford University graduates Cecil and Marion von Rospach. We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam, edited by Lisa Nguyen (The Hoover Institution Press; on sale August 1, 2018; 978-0-8179-2164-4; $49.95) unearths the important role of this publication in one of the most controversial periods of American history.
All states today worry about the coming of the machines - the artificial intelligence revolution. Ohio more than most other states has already seen much of the potential for automation changing the face of employment. The answer for the future is investing in "automation insurance" - quality education.
Film director Spike Lee’s most recent film about a black cop joining the Ku Klux Klan is a caustic reminder of America’s “original sin” of slavery and our raw, homegrown racism. The KKK is truly an American original, but it has not remained within U.S borders. No wall of ideas has corralled this toxic concept from jumping the Atlantic and infecting Europe, where the KKK has found a new home.
Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses the Russian trolls that promulgate anti-vaccine messages to create discord on divisive issues in the US, and to discourage parents from vaccinating their children and thus affecting the health and well-being of the US population.
Faculty affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) have apparently moved on from the usual summer reading of spy thrillers and detective mysteries. Instead, they offer some serious reading recommendations about subjects ranging from national security policies to the Vietnam War to post-Soviet Union reality.
President Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster is among several high-profile public figures set to join a fellowship program at the University of Pennsylvania, linking him with the city's academic community and with wider public events in Philadelphia.