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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why does America defend the weak and small?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Only America is moral and strong enough to protect the world's historically vulnerable but culturally unique peoples. It would be a shame if we forgot that -- either out of desire for profit or because we became fed up with the bother...

Analysis and Commentary

The Imaginarium of Barack Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The presidency of Barack Obama is full of funny things that need not follow any sort of logic. Images and ideas just pop in and out, without worry of inconsistency, contradiction, or hypocrisy...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the New Senate Detention Language Still Stinks

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The bill still authorizes law of war detention. It still seeks to make military detention mandatory for certain categories of cases. And it still seeks to encumber transfers of Guantanamo detainees out of American custody...

Analysis and Commentary

Berezovsky vs. Abramovich: Insecure Oligarchs Spell Bad Russian Economy

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

As long as Russia’s insecure crony capitalists choose profit diversion over value creation, Russia will remain a backward country, reliant on its energy resources to fund its activities and its oligarchs’ and politicians’ insatiable appetites...

Interviews
Interviews

Ying Ma on the Armstrong and Getty Show

with Ying Mavia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Fox News’ Jessica Rosenthal is in Berkeley reporting on Occupy Cal; Jack talks more Occupy SF; Ying Ma, author of "Chinese Girl in the Ghetto," talks Occupy Oakland with us [Interview begins around 30:25]...

In the News
In the News

The Constitution with Paul Rahe: Chapter 4 of 5

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

The Voucher Revolution

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, November 17, 2011

By 2030, K-12 education in America will be completely privatized...

In the News

Adm. Gary Roughead joins Hoover Institution

with Admiral Gary Roughead, Hoover Institution, John Raisianvia Think Tanked (Washington Post)
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
In the News

Freedom Betrayed

by George H. Nashvia First Principles (Intercollegiate Studies Institute)
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

This essay is adapted from the Editor’s Introduction to Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath, just published by Hoover Institution Press...