Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

President Obama's Most Amazing Libyan Achievements

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 31, 2011

By bombing Libya, President Obama accomplished some things once thought absolutely impossible in America...

Analysis and Commentary

Libya, Iraq, and the Balkans: Evaluating the Comparisons

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

...[B]efore we pass historical judgment on two past interventions, let us first ensure that the Libya adventure works...

Analysis and Commentary

Libya: The Genesis of a Bad Idea

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

We should have expected Obama to stay out of Libya, the way he has Iran and Syria...But a perfect storm of events sucked him instead into Libya in a way he never imagined...

Analysis and Commentary

Innovation Arrested By The Law Of Unintended Consequences

by Henry I. Miller, Drew L. Kershenvia Forbes.com Blogs
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wrong-headed regulation often has unintended consequences. A good example is governments’ approach to “genetically engineered” crops...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Imperial Presidency

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Left often accused President George W. Bush of running an “imperial presidency.” But the label fits Barack Obama much better...

Analysis and Commentary

Where Is The Outrage?

by Abbas Milanivia New Republic
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The world cannot forget about the brutality and kleptocracy thriving in Iran...

Graffiti depicts Muammar Gaddafi's demise in Libya
Analysis and Commentary

The Enemies of Our Enemy

by Dr. Joseph Felter , Brian Fishmanvia Foreign Policy
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Libya contributed hundreds of the fiercest foreign fighters to Iraq's al Qaeda-led insurgency. Should Washington be worried that it's now backing these guys against Qaddafi...?

Analysis and Commentary

WikiLeaks has altered the leaking game for good. Secrets must be fewer, but better kept

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

For whistleblowers, government and press, the age of digileaks cries out for new rules on what to hide – and reveal...

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Garrison

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Victor Davis Hanson looked at the overall governing of the administration...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

GUESTS: Adam Nossiter, NYT; Lizzie O'Leary, Bloomberg; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

The Effects of Spending and Deficits on Job Growth

by Edward Paul Lazearvia U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Testimony of Edward Paul Lazear Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means...

In the News

Happy Birthday EPA?

by Henry I. Millervia Regulation (Cato Institute)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

...Many critics believe that the 40-year experiment with a free-standing EPA has been a failure and that the agency should be abolished and its essential functions reassigned to other, less scientifically challenged government organizations. But that is unlikely to happen...

In the News

Corn Ethanol: Who Pays? Who Benefits?

with Ken G. Glozervia Heritage Foundation
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
In the News

The Debate Over U.S. Libya Intervention

by Matthew Waxmanvia Council on Foreign Relations
Monday, March 28, 2011

With the UN Security Council-authorized military strikes on Libya in full swing, legal debate in the United States is focused on whether, as a matter of U.S. constitutional law, the president may unilaterally order U.S. forces to participate in those operations without going to Congress for permission...