Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Hundred Years' German War

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Europe that Kaiser Wilhelm lost in 1918, and that Adolf Hitler destroyed in 1945, has at last been won by German Chancellor Angela Merkel without firing a shot...

Analysis and Commentary

The Uganda Intervention and the WPR 60-Day Clock

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

This is not nearly as remarkable as the Libya intervention’s WPR-narrowing, attack-from-a-distance precedent, but it is a small narrowing-in-practice of the WPR nonetheless...

Analysis and Commentary

Fallujah in the News

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The entire history of the two battles of Fallujah has yet to be written...But at this early juncture it at least can be said that there was far more to the first assault than the single noun “failure”...

Analysis and Commentary

In Praise of Performance Pay—for Online Learning Companies

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Personally, I’d like to see performance-based pay for all schools. That won’t fly anytime soon, but performance-pay for online learning (at the least the full-time, virtual charter school version) could. Which state is ready to give it a try...?

Analysis and Commentary

Obama should apologize to Iran

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

By not apologizing for what is a clear infraction of an (often compromised) norm of international behavior, President Obama both justifies Iran's attempts to conduct espionage inside the U.S., and makes us look like a brutish superpower that flaunts the rules...

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Guests: Eric Trager, Washington Institute; Richard Epstein, Hoover; David Livingston, The Space Show; Ken Crosswell, Science Magazine...

Interviews

Bill Evers on American Conservative Hour

with Williamson M. Eversvia American Conservative Hour (Blog Talk Radio)
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tonight we are talking with Dr. Bill Evers from the Hoover Institution, Stanford University to talk about: The Top Ten Best and Worst Events in American Education of 2011...

In the News
In the News

Europe with James Delingpole: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, December 15, 2011
In the News

Poison pill, veto bait and Social Insecurity

with Charles Blahousvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, December 15, 2011
In the News

Why Are Indian Reservations So Poor? A Look At The Bottom 1%

with Terry Andersonvia Forbes.com
Tuesday, December 13, 2011