Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The U.N. Can't Deliver a Palestinian State

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The General Assembly vote that created Israel was the culmination of decades of hard work on the ground...

Analysis and Commentary

Submission to the ICC on Jurisdiction and the Palestinian Declaration

by David Davenport, Kenneth Anderson, Edwin Meese III, Abraham D. Sofaer, Julian G. Kuvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Here is a letter to Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court...

Analysis and Commentary

Medicare’s Elusive Search for the Ideal Success Criterion

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Medicare has a new success criterion for rewarding hospitals: “Medicare spending per beneficiary...”

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s National Security Appointments

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Obama Administration is to be commended for resisting the temptation to pick guys they like instead of leaders that have the respect of their military community, command responsibilities in the wars we are fighting, and diversified experience...

Analysis and Commentary

Can we afford the Afghan war?

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

...[I]t is dangerous to argue the cost of prosecuting a war that, while high, is marginal to our expenditures and by no means the driver of our debt, cannot be afforded...

Analysis and Commentary

Splitting Difference Would Reduce Federal Spending By $4 Trillion

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Currently there are two budgets on the table..[T]he bipartisan agreement should be to reduce spending by between $2 trillion and $6 trillion over ten years. Simply splitting the difference would be $4 trillion...

Analysis and Commentary

Taylor Rule Recommends Raising Rates

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Over here at Economics One, I can report that the Taylor Rule says that the fed funds rate should now be 1 percent, and I can provide the calculations...

Analysis and Commentary

Why No Veto Threat Here?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The administration just issued a Statement of Administration Policy on a DHS appropriations bill (H.R. 2017), which contains a spending restriction similar to one of the Guantanamo transfer restrictions that provoked the administration’s recent veto threat with respect to the McKeon legislation...

Analysis and Commentary

Global warming lawsuit twists concept of public trust

by James Huffmanvia Missoulian
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Montana Supreme Court would do well to stick with the law and leave the creativity to the academy...

Interviews
Interviews

Ajami: Syrian regime 'strange beast'

with Fouad Ajamivia In the Arena (CNN)
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fouad Ajami says Arab states are "very committed" to the Syrian regime, despite the brutal death of a teen protester...

Interviews

Q&A on the global economy with Nobel Prize-winning economist Michael Spence

with Michael Spencevia Global Public Square (CNN.com)
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

[Amar C. Bakshi] sat down with Spence to get his take on China's economic rise and the future of the global economy...

Interviews

Michael Spence on the Two-Speed Global Economy

with Michael Spencevia WSJ.com
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

In an interview with WSJ's Justin Lahart, Nobel Laureate Michael Spence, author of "The Next Convergence," discusses what the world will look like once the world's emerging economies finally catch up with, and in some cases surpass, the United States...

In the News
In the News

Boehner Cites Support of Economists in Debt Limit Fight

with Michael J. Boskinvia Caucus (New York Times)
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
In the News

War & Security with Michael Chertoff: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
In the News

Northern Exposure

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

A prudent Canada shows up debt-ridden America...

In the News

Ahead of White House meeting, economists write to Boehner

with George P. Shultzvia 2chambers (Washington Post)
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
In the News

First Rate Hike in 2013?

with John B. Taylorvia MarketBeat (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
In the News

Money for Nothing

with Eric Hanushekvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 31, 2011