Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Condi's rock'n'roll approach has been and gone. Let's try Benita's slow waltz

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, March 1, 2007

In Egypt the US has retreated from its push for democracy in the Arab world. Europe should step into the breach...

Analysis and Commentary

High Court And Low Politics: Part III

by Thomas Sowell with Milton Friedmanvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, March 1, 2007

While there is a tendency to label judges "liberal" or "conservative" -- and the labels may fit, even if somewhat loosely -- the real puzzle are judges who start out one way and move the other way over time...

Analysis and Commentary

Opposing view: Don't negotiate with pariahs

by Victor Davis Hansonvia USA Today
Thursday, March 1, 2007

America should attend regional talks that may include Syria and Iran, in support of stabilizing the democracy in Iraq...

Analysis and Commentary

Iraq War Recalls Past U.S. Conflicts, Controversies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Given all of this country's past wars involving intelligence failures, tactical and strategic blunders, congressional fights and popular anger at the president, Iraq and the rising furor over it are hardly unusual...

Analysis and Commentary

Detainees and Habeas Corpus

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, February 28, 2007

David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey paint with too broad a brush in seeking to discredit the litigation brought against the United States during the current war against terror ("Lawfare," editorial page, Feb. 23) -- in particular, their claim that habeas corpus is an improper form of "lawfare" that wrongly whitewashes legal claims that deserve serious judicial and public attention...

In the News
In the News

Rummy’s big night out

with Hoover Institutionvia Examiner
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Donald Rumsfeld’s public appearances have been rare since he stepped down from the Pentagon in December...

In the News

Utopia and its Discontents

with Robert Conquestvia National Interest Online
Thursday, March 1, 2007

If moral clarity graced our times, the publication of Paul Hollander’s comprehensive compilation of first-hand accounts by former communist victims, From the Gulag to the Killing Fields, would elicit a collective shudder of horror and sorrow...

In the News

Ronald Hilton, professor emeritus of Romance languages, dead at 95

with William Ratliffvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Ronald Hilton, a professor emeritus of Romance languages who shared his passion for international affairs for more than six decades by writing articles, founding journals, starting institutes and organizing conferences, died Feb. 20 at his Stanford home...

In the News

China assembles today, innovates tomorrow

with Henry S. Rowenvia EDN
Wednesday, February 28, 2007

China today is still primarily an assembler of tech products, but no one should underestimate its potential to become a home to world-class innovation...

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Rudy Praises Free Markets

with Hoover Institutionvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The Republican presidential hopeful told the Hoover Institution in Washington that the GOP should be "the party of freedom"—free markets, lower taxes, school choice, and a health care system rooted in free market principles...