Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Al Qaedism, Again

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, May 11, 2007

Why would Albanian-speaking Muslim refugees from the Balkans try to murder American soldiers?

Analysis and Commentary

Dealing with a Nuclear Iran

by Kori Schakevia Policy Review
Friday, May 11, 2007

Lost in the debate about how to prevent Iran from crossing the nuclear threshold is the fact that we lack the ability to prevent it...

In the News
In the News

Royal Mess

with Diane Ravitchvia National Review Online
Friday, May 11, 2007

In a battle of celebrity versus substance, substance almost always loses...

In the News

Town Hall ponders Iraq pull out

with Larry Diamondvia Stanford Daily
Friday, May 11, 2007

Approximately 100 students gathered last night for a town hall-style discussion on the Iraq war in Tresidder Oak Room...

In the News

A Lesson for the Left about Medicine, Money and Motherhood

with Thomas Sowellvia townhall.com
Friday, May 11, 2007

As Mother’s Day approaches, I am thinking about an invitation I received recently to view a film called “The Motherhood Manifesto” at a local library...

In the News

Taking a bite out of victimless crime

with Milton Friedmanvia Palm Beach Post
Friday, May 11, 2007

What secret activity went on in the garage of a seemingly friendly, well-liked, balding 60-year-old West Palm Beach man before police surrounded his house and arrested him on two felony charges?

In the News

What Does South Korea Want?

by Jongryn Movia Policy Review
Friday, May 11, 2007

The North Korean nuclear crisis entered a new phase when Pyongyang detonated a nuclear device on October 9, 2006...

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How Can The GOP Get Its Groove Back?

via Hoover Institution
Friday, May 11, 2007

Governor Haley Barbour reflects on the current state of the Grand Old Party and what it will take for it to regain its prominence in American politics...

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Blair quits, judging begins

with Niall Fergusonvia Chicago Tribune
Friday, May 11, 2007

His approval ratings have tanked, mainly as a result of his fateful entanglement with the Bush administration and its war in Iraq...

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Former top general heading for Hoover

with Stephen D. Krasner, John Abizaidvia Palo Alto Online
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Retired Gen. John Abizaid, the former head of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), is coming to the Hoover Institution at Stanford as a distinguished visiting fellow, effective June 1...

In the News

China Trade Dispute Divides Analysts

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Thursday, May 10, 2007

This week, Congress is hearing from labor interests and economists, urging different agendas for U.S. trade with China...

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Political scientist Stephen Krasner and retired Gen. John Abizaid return to Stanford

with Stephen D. Krasner, John Abizaid, George P. Shultz, John Raisianvia Stanford Report
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Political science Professor Stephen D. Krasner, former director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department, and retired Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, former commander of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), are returning to Stanford...

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Unfurled around the world

with Robert Conquest, Hoover Institutionvia Telegraph
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Although there are three outstanding British and US historians of the Soviet Union, namely Robert Conquest, the late Martin Malia and Richard Pipes, the French have been more active in the comparative history of Communism, a tradition begun by the great sociologist Raymond Aron with such books as Opium of the Intellectuals...

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Is freedom failing?

with Larry Diamondvia Time Magazine
Thursday, May 10, 2007

In 1999 Nigerians did something remarkable: they elected a President...