Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Putin Takes an Electoral Shellacking and No One Notices

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Russia’s regional and municipal elections on Sunday resulted in a shellacking of Putin’s United Russia that few noticed...

Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Doctrine

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The problem with Obama’s Middle East policy is that there is no policy...

Analysis and Commentary

Effect of Monopoly Unions on Income Distribution

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Let's look here at the effect of unions on owners of businesses that are unionized...

Analysis and Commentary

The Schumer maneuver

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Last week Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) made news by proposing a “reset” of FY11 appropriations negotiations...

Analysis and Commentary

Say Hello to More Greenhouse Gases

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Japan’s nuclear crisis has unnerved many political leaders around the globe...

Analysis and Commentary

Gaddafi Mocks Obama and the West

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Now that the west has refused to take any military action to help the rebels fighting Gaddafi, the Crazy Colonel has been emboldened...

The White House
Analysis and Commentary

The brackets presidency?

by Kenneth E. Scottvia Arena (Politico)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The only one of the three issues that will likely reach a definitive outcome in a matter of days is Libya, and there his "dithering" is a decision...

Analysis and Commentary

Saudi Arabia and the King’s Dilemma

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

As it has always done, [Saudi Arabia] will adjust the pace of its reforms in an attempt to satisfy reformists while balancing the dominant conservative trend in society...

Analysis and Commentary

President Hamlet

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

...Obama is chief executive, and learning, as did Prince Hamlet, that thinking out every possible side of a question can mean never acting on any of them...

Analysis and Commentary

Jobs and Structure in the Global Economy

by Michael Spence, Sandile Hlatshwayovia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

All countries, including the successful emerging economies, have addressed issues of inclusiveness, distribution, and equity as part of the core of their growth and development strategies. Morally, pragmatically, and politically, that is the right course...

Analysis and Commentary

Germany can show reborn Arab nations the art of overcoming a difficult past

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The purges and trials of Nazis and the opening of Stasi files have lessons for Arab countries struggling out of dictatorship...

Analysis and Commentary

NIH Pharma Co. Is a Bad Idea

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Remedy for the shrinking number of new medicines is not more government involvement...

Interviews
Interviews

Ajami reflects on Libya, Bahrain

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

After weeks of anti-government protests, Prof. Fouad Ajami reflects on the popular movements in Libya and Bahrain...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Garrison

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Victor Davis Hanson talked about Donald Rumsfeld's tenure and the different forces behind the Bush foreign policy...

Interviews

Kori Schake on the World Tonight

with Kori Schakevia World Tonight (BBC)
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Radio 4's daily evening news and current affairs programme bringing you global news and analysis...

Interviews

Mubarak 'borrowing from book of Saddam'?

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

International studies professor Fouad Ajami talks about how Egyptian President Mubarak is handling the uprising...

In the News
In the News

Politics and Policy with Mitch Daniels: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, March 17, 2011
In the News

Euro Zone Confronts Limits of 'One-Size-Fits-All' Policies

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, March 17, 2011
In the News

Social Security: Chronicle of a Death Foretold?

by Charles Blahousvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, March 17, 2011

The crafters of the 1983 reforms did not intend to pay in advance for today’s shortfalls...

In the News

Obama’s rhetoric-reality gap on schools

with Eric Hanushekvia Washington Post
Wednesday, March 16, 2011