Central to the 2018 National Cyber Strategy and the 2018 Department of Defense Cyberspace Strategy is how to recruit, retain and utilize a talented cyber workforce. Both strategies tackle talent head-on, calling for programs that streamline hiring, create rotational work opportunities, institutionalize cyber talent as core competencies within the U.S. government, and outline short-term training and long-term educational investments to create, develop and sustain the cyber workforce.
Lieutenant Colonel Warren C. Cook Jr., representing the US Marine Corps, is a National Security Affairs Fellow (NSAF) for the academic year 2019–20 at the Hoover Institution. In this interview, Lt. Col. Cook discusses his 20-year journey in the Marine Corps and many diverse assignments, including serving as aide to General James Mattis (now Davies Family Distinguished Fellow), leading Marines in deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, and commanding Marine recruiters in the greater Los Angeles area. Lt. Col. Cook also discussed his research focus at the Hoover Institution about how the Marine Corps can optimize lethality through best practices used in the sectors of technology and professional sports.
Yes, the stock market is jumping around, but Treasury markets are also going a bit nuts. And the NY Fed is pulling out the Bazookas: Today, March 12, 2020, the Desk will offer $500 billion in a three-month repo operation at 1:30 pm ET that will settle on March 13, 2020.
The Middle East’s conflicts and autocracies—hostile to independent researchers and pollsters—make it one of the most challenging regions of the world to accurately assess public opinion. The competing popular demonstrations in the region both before and after the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani illustrates the confusion.
Scott Alexander, over at slatestarcodex.com, knocks it out of the park yet again with a thoughtful piece titled “For, Then Against, High-Saturated-Fat Diets,” March 10. There’s no way I can summarize it. It’s a typical long Scott Alexander post, walking the reader through a labyrinth of reasoning.
I’ll have a longer piece on the Covid-19 disease in the next few days, but right now I do have one good idea for how to reduce spreading of the virus: furlough the Transportation Security Administration for 30 days.
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the coronavirus as well as his recent lecture at Hillsdale concerning General George Patton, and how history needs more iconoclastic figures like Patton and President Trump.
interview with John Yoovia America's News HQ (Fox News)
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the closure of schools, businesses, travel, etc., in reaction to the coronavirus and whether the closures are the best solutions to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
After the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic, fear began to show in world markets, as major U.S. stocks hit an extreme low since 1987. Many investors now fear that the world is plunging into another recession.
I confess I was initially appalled by the name “Twitter” and vowed never to subscribe to a medium that called itself something so ridiculous. Nor could I understand how any self-respecting person would agree to “tweet” like a canary bird, originally in 140 — now in 280 — reductive characters, sometimes culminating in a catena of staggered entries.
RUSH: Now, there are other things still related to this that we didn’t get into in the first hour. And, you know, Trump’s banning travel from Europe. Democrats not happy about this, folks. They do not like losing their precious travel from their precious European Union even for a day. Some people have asked, “What did you think of the president’s speech last night? You didn’t say.” I thought he gave the right speech at the right time.
Historian and author Niall Ferguson reveals the intersection of social media, technology and cultural movements, demonstrating how human behavior, technology and profit can energize ideas and change the world. In three episodes airing Tuesday, Ferguson untangles issues surrounding social media networks, viral ideas and truth; illustrates how the web shifted to become a profitable network; and explores how democracies are threatened by forces that exploit and weaponize social media.