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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Snowden v. Ledgett at TED

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, March 21, 2014

Edward Snowden gave a TED talk at TED2014: After it, TED folks offered NSA a chance to respond---and Rick Ledgett, deputy director of the agency, showed up by video conference to answer questions:

Analysis and Commentary

California: CEOs Rate It Worst U.S. Business Climate For 8 Years Running

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Friday, March 21, 2014

California's economy continues to experience a tepid recovery since the Great Recession.

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Analysis and Commentary

Crimea and Punishment

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Friday, March 21, 2014

It's time for a reset for U.S. policy toward Russia. The original Obama reset has now run its course, and President Vladimir Putin has thoroughly dashed all hope of Russia emerging as a partner of the United States and a constructive contributor to a liberal international order. The armed takeover and annexation of Crimea and the threat of further military incursion into eastern Ukraine have established beyond doubt that the United States needs to approach Russia first and foremost as a security challenge.

Analysis and Commentary

What if Boxer and Feinstein Decide to Pass the Baton When Their Terms Expire?

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, March 21, 2014

There are several women in California who could be potential candidates for the U.S. Senate seat

Analysis and Commentary

The Curriculum Wars

by Tom Lovelessvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, March 21, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Snowden Disclosures and Norms of Cyber-Attacks

by Matthew Waxmanvia Lawfare
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Secrecy---of the sort that typically shrouds cyber-defense and cyber-attack capabilities and doctrine---complicates the development of international norms.  Secrecy makes it difficult to engage in sustained diplomacy about rules.  Officials can talk about

Analysis and Commentary

Why Calling Out Russia is No Substitute for a Good Missile Defense

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Washington Times
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Politicians who proclaim eagerness to defend Ukraine from Russia but who are not even thinking of protecting the American people from Russia's nuclear-tipped missiles combine "the unbridled tongue and the unready hand" — Theodore Roosevelt's definition of ultimate stupidity in foreign policy.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on The Don Kroah Show (14:00)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia WAVA-AM Radio
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Interviews

David Davenport on the John Batchelor Show (20:01)

with David Davenportvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack. Jody Shenn. David Davenport, Hoover and  Forbes.com. George Galdorisi, author, The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli on the Lars Larson Show

with Michael J. Petrillivia Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Interviews

Michael Petrilli on the Gil Gross Show

with Michael J. Petrillivia Gil Gross Program (KKSF)
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Michael Petrilli, executive vice president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, speaks with Gil about why we should not push all students to go to college.

In the News
In the News

A Ukrainian-American Watches Putin from Kiev and Wonders What’s Next for Ukraine

with Paul R. Gregoryvia Daily Beast
Friday, March 21, 2014

Hearing Putin’s speech on Wednesday, and how disconnected from reality it seemed, a Ukrainian-American in Kiev wonders how far Russia will go and what’s next for Ukraine.