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Analysis and Commentary
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Analysis and Commentary

Readings: The Diffusion of Drone Warfare: Industrial, Infrastructural and Organizational Constraints by Andrea Gilli and Mauro Gilli

by Kenneth Andersonvia Lawfare
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Political science graduate students Andrea Gilli (European Union Institute, Florence) and Mauro Gilli (Northwestern University, Evanston) have posted a new and provocative paper to SSRN–“The Diffusion of Drone Warfare: Industrial, Infrastructural and Organizational Constraints.”

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Analysis and Commentary

ObamaCare Invites Unhealthy Doctor-Hospital Collusion

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Liberals and conservatives agree that promoting vigorous competition among doctors and hospitals is essential to reducing spending and improving quality in markets for health care.

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Analysis and Commentary

How in the world can the Los Angeles Clippers be worth $2 billion?

by Lee Ohanianvia Washington Post
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

As the powers that be of the world’s most popular sport gather in Brazil this week for the FIFA World Cup, they ought to offer a toast to Donald Sterling. 

Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader
Analysis and Commentary

Down Goes The Leader

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Takeaways from Tuesday’s surprise in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, where House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the highest-ranking incumbent to surrender his seat since then-House Speaker Tom Foley was ousted in the 1994 GOP landslide.

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Analysis and Commentary

Miles Apart And No Peace In Sight: Putin's D-Day Press Conference Versus Poroshenko's Inaugural

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The United States and Europe do not know how to read Vladimir Putin. He is, for the Western mind, a strange laboratory specimen, who grew up in the KGB world of conspiracy and repression of enemies who are everywhere.

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Analysis and Commentary

The VA Didn't Seem So Bad, Once Upon A Time

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dr. Hal Scherz, a pediatric urological surgeon on the faculty of the Emory University Medical School, recently penned a Wall Street Journal op-ed about the Veterans Administration healthcare system.

Interviews
Eric Cantor, majority leader of Congress, visits the Hoover Institution
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on In The Loop

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Hoover research fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Virginia Congressional primary election on Bloomberg Television.

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Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show (19:15)

interview with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hoover research fellow Bill Whalen discusses the Republican Party on the John Batchelor Show.

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Interviews

Russell Berman on the John Batchelor Show (19:29)

interview with Russell A. Bermanvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Russell Berman discusses recent events in the Middle East on the John Batchelor Show.

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Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (31:50)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Richard Epstein discusses gun control on the John Batchelor Show.

Jerusalem
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show (9:03)

interview with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses Israel on the John Batchelor Show.

In the News
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In the News

A Case Study In Lifting College Attendance

mentioning Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Times
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Sydney Nye was a straight-A student with an SAT score high enough to apply to any college in the country.

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In the News

California's budget deadline looms with a more civil tone in Capitol

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

SACRAMENTO -- The knockdown, drag-out partisan fights, stretching on for months, are history. These days, state budget negotiations are downright cordial.

Immigration Reform
In the News

How Immigration Reform Caused Cantor's Loss

mentioning Bill Whalenvia NewsMax
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Majority Leader Eric Cantor may have lost his congressional seat because his position on immigration reform was "squishy," Slate reported