Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Voting Present on Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Immigration activists and Hispanic groups are demanding that President Obama deliver on his promised comprehensive package of immigration reform...

Analysis and Commentary

Video of my testimony

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Video of my testimony on Capitol Hill yesterday, talking about executive compensation (and the financial crisis) is here...

Analysis and Commentary

Truman and the Principles of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Upon entering office, Barack Obama knew little about foreign policy...

Analysis and Commentary

Understanding the bombings and the good news about Iraq

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sunday was another tragic day in Iraq, more than 150 people were killed and another 500 injured in attacks on the Ministries of Justice and Interior in Baghdad...

Analysis and Commentary

This EU job is no presidency. It will rely on another. And it won't be Blair

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Now the European Union is damned if it doesn't and damned if it does...

Analysis and Commentary

Karzai’s Brother and Washington’s Kept Politicians

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Ahmed Wali Karzai, brother of the Afghan president, “a go-between between the Americans and the Taliban,” and “a suspected player in the country’s booming illegal opium trade,” the New York Times informs us, “gets regular payments from the Central Intelligence Agency, and has for much of the past eight years.”...

Interviews
Interviews

The Iran Problem with Hanson & Baer: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Will Israel strike first against Iran?...

Interviews

Is An Economic Relapse Coming?

with Niall Fergusonvia CNBC
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Discussing whether the economy should brace itself for a relapse, with Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report; Niall Ferguson, Harvard University and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management...

Interviews

Ferguson, Rogoff Speak

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Harvard University professors Kenneth Rogoff and Niall Ferguson talk with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Ken Prewitt about the outlook for the global financial crisis...

In the News
In the News

Asian Stocks Fall on Growth Concerns; PetroChina, ICBC Slump

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Asian stocks fell, extending a global sell-off, as companies from PetroChina Co. to Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. posted lower-than-estimated profit and China moved to tighten lending rules...

In the News

Rogoff, Ferguson Say Global Financial Crisis Is Not Yet Over

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Thursday, October 29, 2009

The global financial crisis hasn’t ended, said Harvard University professors Kenneth Rogoff and Niall Ferguson, who challenged assertions made by Group of 20 leaders at their meeting in Pittsburgh last month...

In the News

Economy in U.S. Expands for First Time in More Than a Year

with Robert E. Hallvia Bloomberg
Thursday, October 29, 2009

The U.S. economy grew in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year, propelled by stimulus-driven gains in consumer spending and home building...

In the News

After the Wall: A Debate Over Democracy's Reach

with Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 29, 2009

To many observers, the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989, symbolized the triumph of liberal democracy and free markets over their last serious ideological rival...

In the News

Expert tells the Rotary Club of Los Altos incentives key to improving education

with Williamson M. Eversvia Los Altos Town Crier (CA)
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

An education expert and research fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University said that immigrants and a lack of funding are not excuses for substandard education in California...

In the News

House Oversight Cmte. Hearing on Executive Compensation

with Russell Robertsvia C-SPAN
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Recently, TARP Adviser Kenneth Feinberg announced plans to revise compensation packages for the highest-paid executives at banks receiving federal bailout money...

In the News

Late Activist’s Writings Saved

with Hoover Institutionvia Radio Free Asia
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The literary work of an outspoken Chinese political activist who was executed for her beliefs has been presented to a university for further study, in a private ceremony attended by her only living relative...

In the News

McCain exhorts Obama to make Afghan decision now

with George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sen. John McCain is exhorting President Barack Obama to make a decision quickly on sending additional troops to Afghanistan, saying U.S allies are nervous and military commanders are frustrated...

In the News

Salon Luncheon with Former Secretary of State George Shultz

with George P. Shultzvia Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC)
Monday, October 26, 2009

From foreign challenges like the war in Afghanistan and nuclear proliferation in Iran to domestic challenges like the economy and healthcare, the United States is facing a particularly tumultuous moment in its history...

In the News

Is it morning in America, or has hope given way to malaise?

with Martin Andersonvia CNN
Sunday, October 25, 2009

Nearly a year after the presidential election, the excitement of Barack Obama's campaign has faded into the reality of an Obama White House...