Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Beyond the Legend of Syria’s Moderation

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Syrians know beyond the shadow of doubt the stuff of which their ruling cabal – and their president – are made. And the rulers have looked in wonder as unarmed young people have braved armor and tanks in the hope that can break out of the grip of this monstrous regime...

Analysis and Commentary

The Emerging Law of Detention 2.0

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, May 12, 2011

It is with great pleasure that we announce the second edition of the The Emerging Law of Detention: The Guantanamo Habeas Cases as Lawmaking...

Analysis and Commentary

A Dangerous Neutrality

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Opinionator (New York Times)
Thursday, May 12, 2011

Why Britain and France refused to choose sides at the outbreak of the Civil War...

Analysis and Commentary

The great fuel fail: ethanol from corn

by Henry I. Millervia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, May 12, 2011

The US's vast subsidy of ethanol production for petrol is a disastrous case of special-interest capture of public policy...

Analysis and Commentary

Social Security and Longevity Increases: Getting the Facts Right

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Thursday, May 12, 2011

Reasonable people can differ on whether the Simpson-Bowles commission’s recommendations represent optimal policy. But while there is clearly not universal understanding of these issues, the president’s commission is not the place where the knowledge gaps lie...

Interviews
Interviews

Panetta and Petraeus Get New Jobs

with Kori Schakevia National Security Review (PJTV)
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Will the Latest White House Shake Up Make America Safer? Bill Whittle talks to the Hoover Institution’s Kori Schake for an in-depth look at these issues...

In the News
In the News

GMU professor helps create viral rap videos — about economics

with Russell Robertsvia State of NoVa (Washington Post)
Thursday, May 12, 2011