Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Crusade Years, 1933–1955

by George H. Nashvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Euro Zone
Analysis and Commentary

Reasons Behind the Euro’s Puzzling Strength

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Irish Examiner
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Why is the euro so strong, when the eurozone’s economy is barely out of recession?

Analysis and Commentary

The Progressive Reality is Here

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How many Americans are ready to accept the sacrifices we have to make to right our fiscal ship?

Analysis and Commentary

To Address the Dementia Epidemic, We Need Smarter Research Funding

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dementia, the most common form of which is Alzheimer’s disease, currently affects 44 million people worldwide and is expected to afflict triple that number by 2050.

Analysis and Commentary

Lawfare Podcast Episode #54: Inside NSA, Part III—Wherein We Talk to Lonny Anderson, Chief of NSA’s Technology Directorate

by Benjamin Wittes, Robert Chesneyvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

It’s Day 3 of “Inside NSA: We Brought in a Recording Device So You Don’t Have To”—our special series of podcast interviews with senior NSA officials. In today’s episode, we talk with Lonny Anderson, the agency’s director of information technology and he

Analysis and Commentary

The Army Needs a Better Argument

by Kori Schakevia War on the Rocks
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Admiral Gary Roughead and I wrote an alternative defense budget last year, arguing that our nation could be well defended within the Budget Control Act...

Analysis and Commentary

Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security, by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum

Analysis and Commentary

Krass on Numerous National Security Law Issues

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Caroline Krass had her confirmation hearings today before SSCI to become General Counsel of CIA.  Krass is, in my opinion, wildly qualified for the job, and I hope her confirmation process goes smoothly despite unrelated SSCI-CIA disagreements over the rel

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on the Dan Cofall Show (2:31)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Dan Cofall Show
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Dan talks with Professor Victor Davis Hanson, Historian, Author, Director of Freedom Academy Director, Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in C

Interviews

James Huffman on the John Batchelor Show (39:55)

with James Huffmanvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Guests: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio. Phil Izzo, WSJ lead editor, Real Time Economics blog. Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute. Jim Huffman, Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution).  

In the News
In the News

Rice Stresses the Hard Choices, Decisions

with Condoleezza Ricevia SunHerald.com
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
In the News

Political Scientists Explain How Kim Jong-Un Is Consolidating Power

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Business Insider (NY)
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Coauthors of The Dictator's Handbook detect a pattern.