Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Real Threat to Civil Liberties

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Monday, July 2, 2007

A common liberal complaint against the Bush administration is its supposed trampling of civil liberties....

Analysis and Commentary

The Orange Grove: Nice view, but you aren't entitled to it

by Tibor R. Machanvia Orange County Register
Monday, July 2, 2007

In many communities throughout the world, especially in such highly desirable regions as Southern California, a great attraction for living in them is the wonderful view one can enjoy from one's home – be it an apartment or a house....

Analysis and Commentary

Everyone wins from a compromise

by William Ratliffvia International Herald Tribune
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Twenty-five years ago, two nations a third of the world apart concluded one of history's most foolish wars in one of the most isolated regions on earth....

Analysis and Commentary

A Red Army Memoir of World War II

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, June 30, 2007

It is June 1944, and the Red Army is pressing its offensive against the German Wehrmacht in the Soviet Republic of Belarus, roughly 200 miles east of what is now the Polish border....

Analysis and Commentary

New school plan has promise

via St. Petersburg Times
Saturday, June 30, 2007

After 35 years of busing to achieve racially integrated classrooms, Pinellas County's new pupil assignment plan will make its schools much more racially monolithic....

In the News
In the News

Taking the Copyright Fight Into a New Arena

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Monday, July 2, 2007

AFTER 10 years, four books, a high-profile appeal to the Supreme Court, countless lectures and slide shows, Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Stanford Law School, announced last month on his blog (www.lessig.org) that he would no longer lead the fight to ease copyright restrictions in the Internet age....

In the News

Ever the Speaker

with Newt Gingrichvia Washington Post
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Newt Gingrich might be too huge to be president....

In the News

Trying to Revive Bond With a Bolder Putin

with Michael McFaulvia Washington Post
Sunday, July 1, 2007

The first time Vladimir Putin met President Bush's dog at the White House, the Russian president seemed distinctly unimpressed....

In the News

Putin and Bush Look to Lower Tensions with Meeting

with Michael McFaulvia NPR
Saturday, June 30, 2007

When Russian President Vladimir Putin visits President Bush at the Bush family summer home in Maine on Sunday, they will try to revive some of the personal rapport the two seemed to have early in their relationship....

In the News

Benjamin Wittes looking very prescient in Supreme Court decision to revisit Guanantamo detentions

with Benjamin Wittesvia Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog
Saturday, June 30, 2007

The announcement by the Supreme Court that it has again decided to take up the terms of Guantanamo detention - WaPo article here - makes Benjamin Wittes' brilliant, new Policy Review essay, "Terrorism, the Military, and the Courts," look ever more prescient....

In the News

Big Powers Skirt Anti-Nuke Terrorism Treaty

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Inter Press Service (Italy)
Friday, June 29, 2007

But most of the major powers, including those with nuclear weapons, are giving it a miss -- at least so far....