Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Regulators foil science's vitamin A deficit remedy

by Henry I. Millervia Shanghai Daily
Wednesday, January 14, 2009

A GROUP of multi-national European scientists has used gene-splicing techniques to create an extraordinary tomato...

Analysis and Commentary

Victory Over Islamism?

by Daniel Pipesvia Hawaii Reporter
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Victims caught in terrorist atrocities perpetrated for Islam typically experience fear, torture, horror, and murder, with sirens screaming, snipers positioning, and carnage in the streets...

In the News
In the News

More school tests needed, says report

with Diane Ravitchvia Sydney Morning Herald
Thursday, January 15, 2009

STUDENT performance in external tests is the new "bottom line" in education on which schools and teachers will increasingly be judged, a new policy paper from the Australian Council of Educational Research says...

In the News

How Low Should Euro Rates Go?

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Bond yields around the euro zone (both government and corporate) remain stubbornly high, suggesting traders have given up on bets for deep interest rate cuts...

In the News

Congress' Financial Mess

with David R. Hendersonvia townhall.com
Wednesday, January 14, 2009

News media people, often plagued with little understanding, fail miserably in their duty to inform the public...

In the News

Hoover exhibit explores buildup to World War II

with Hoover Institution, Nicholas Siekierskivia Stanford News Service
Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Italian troops stream into Addis Ababa in May of 1936, setting the stage for a brutal occupation of Ethiopia...

In the News

OSAC: Terrorism main risk for private sector in 2008

with George P. Shultzvia Security Director News (ME)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Terrorism loomed as one of the top security concerns of 2008 for U.S. businesses, nongovernmental organizations and academic institutions operating overseas, according to private sector constituents of the Overseas Security Advisory Council...

In the News

Obama's daunting challenge: A bridge to a brighter future

with Gary S. Beckervia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Etched into rocks along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near Washington, D.C., are subtle reminders of the greatest economic stimulus package in U.S. history - Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal...

In the News

The stimulus rush

with Gary S. Becker, Thomas J. Sargentvia Chicago Tribune
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

In recent weeks, just about every economic indicator has gone from bad to worse—the latest being unemployment, which is now at the highest level in 16 years...

In the News

Economic patriotism in a downturn

with Gary S. Beckervia BBC News
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

"I'm backing Britain…", crooned Bruce Forsyth in 1968...

In the News

Towards a Biden-Putin Commission

with Michael McFaulvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

When Senators Obama and Biden are sworn in next week, they will face immediate challenges ranging from the need to pass a new economic stimulus plan, responding to the Gaza war, implementing a new Iraq/Afghanistan policy, etc., with perhaps the most important being to lower the public's expectations for a quick turnaround...

In the News

Clinton faces touch challenges in new role

with Larry Diamond, Abbas Milanivia ABC 7 News (CA)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Senator Hillary Clinton looks to be headed to an easy confirmation as secretary of state...

In the News

Prof deserves credit for history of 'Money'

with Niall Fergusonvia Daily News (NY)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

If you're not in the mood for "American Idol" yet, Ch. 13 offers a serious, information-packed alternative Tuesday evening...

In the News

The Challenges of Closing Guantánamo

with Matthew Waxman, Benjamin Wittesvia New York Times
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama, in fulfilling a campaign promise, plans to issue an executive order next Wednesday directing the closing of the Guantánamo Bay detention camp in Cuba...

In the News

The Time Clock Has Run Out: Israel Ready to Strike Iran

with William J. Perryvia NewsMax
Monday, January 12, 2009

Informed sources in Washington tell Newsmax that Israel indeed will launch a strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities soon – possibly in just days as President George W. Bush prepares to leave office...