Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

America's Alibis for Not Helping Syria

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Friday, February 24, 2012

We can lend a hand to its tyrannized people or risk turning the country into a devil's playground of religious extremism...

Analysis and Commentary

Teacher ratings are a vital step forward

by Eric Hanushekvia Daily News (NY)
Friday, February 24, 2012

But this is just one battle in the war for school reform...

Analysis and Commentary

The Rescue

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 23, 2012

An irresistible force has clashed with an immovable object, and the stalemate will have to be broken by outsiders...

Analysis and Commentary

The Turkish Option

by Russell A. Bermanvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 23, 2012

As much as the Syrian crisis represents a chapter in the history of the Arab spring, it is also a power struggle between two non-Arab adversaries, Turkey and Iran, competing for regional hegemony. Of these two, there is little question as to which is an enemy of the US and which has a history as an ally...

Analysis and Commentary

Now What?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Obama administration’s real problem is existential: What if it gets what it wants, but then finds that either it or the country really is uncomfortable with what it got?...

Analysis and Commentary

“Rattle The Turbans” – Defeating Iran in Syria

by Charles Hillvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 23, 2012

With American re-involvement, considerable potential exists for shaping an informal Saudi-Arab League-Turkish-UN coalition that can stop the slaughter in Syria, oust Assad, and hasten the end of the Ayatollah rule over Iran...

Analysis and Commentary

Syria and Iran: Kindred Souls?

by Abbas Milanivia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 23, 2012

In spite of their apparent differences, the Syrian and Iranian regimes are kindred souls...

Interviews
Interviews

Colvin's death amid Syria's growing war

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Thursday, February 23, 2012

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks with Christiane Amanpour and Fouad Ajami about Marie Colvin and growing conflict in Syria...

Interviews

Money for Nothing?

with Michael J. Petrillivia Wall Street Journal TV
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Michael Petrilli of the Fordham Institute on states that received Race to the Top money but haven't implemented education reforms...

Interviews

John Taylor's Spending Rules to Live By

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal TV
Thursday, February 23, 2012

John Taylor on the U.S.'s spending binge and how America has lost its economic principles...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents; Taegan Goddard, Political Wire; Bill Whalen, Hoover; Ash Jain, Washington Institute...

In the News
In the News

California GOP out of sync with most state voters

with Hoover Institution, Morris P. Fiorinavia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, February 24, 2012
In the News

The Dark Side of the Payroll Tax Cut

by Charles Blahousvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, February 24, 2012

The left wants to bail out Social Security with income redistribution...