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Raghuram Rajan Bats For Steady Monetary Policy Tightening To Avoid Asset Price Shock

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the steady rollback of the accommodative monetary policy by global central banks amid robust economic growth.


A Lot Of Blood On A Lot Of Hands Created The Iran Threat

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Where is the punishment of the Mullahs for the American blood they have shed?

In the News

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Claims To Have Put Down Protests

quoting Abbas Milanivia NPR
Monday, January 8, 2018

Iran's Revolutionary Guard is claiming to have quelled anti-government protests that began late last month and spread to several major cities, resulting in the deaths of at least 21 people. The demonstrations began on Dec. 28 in the second-largest city of Mashad, followed a sharp rise in food prices against a backdrop of accelerating unemployment.

Analysis and Commentary

Analysis: What Lies Ahead For Syria In 2018

by Fabrice Balanche via News Deeply
Friday, January 5, 2018

The coming year in Syria will likely be marked by reconciliation deals, partial economic recovery and, ultimately, Assad continuing to hold power in the country.

Analysis and Commentary

Iran Riots Boost Haley, Graham Power

by Markos Kounalakisvia McClatchy DC
Thursday, January 4, 2018

California has the largest population of ethnic Persians outside of Iran, but South Carolina’s powerful politicians are the ones aggressively representing Iranian-Americans’ pro-democracy agenda towards Tehran.

The Palestinian People
Analysis and Commentary

Do The Palestinians Really Want Their Own State?

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Thursday, January 4, 2018

The answer has to be: no, not really. They could have had a state 80 years ago, and then again and again. They kept saying no.


Victor Davis Hanson On Ray Appleton

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Ray Appleton
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Iranian protests as well as President Trump's warnings to North Korea.


Don't Oversimplify The Protests In Iran

by Abbas Milanivia NPR
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

For years, Washington's thinking on Iran has fallen into two oversimplified opposing camps. Regime apologists insist the Islamic Republic is strategically invulnerable and the United States must not only accept, but appease, the status quo. On the other side are American jingoists who rightly point to the Iranian regime's egregious behavior — human rights abuses at home and proxy bating of the U.S. and its allies regionally — and then wrongly conclude that no negotiation with the regime is warranted and that the only prudent policy is regime change in Iran.

In the News

Sober-Minded People Hear Drumbeats Of War

quoting Kori Schakevia The Washington Post
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Kori Schake of the Hoover Institution wrote last month: The Trump White House talking about North Korea sounds eerily and increasingly like the George W. Bush administration in the run-up to the Iraq War.

Analysis and Commentary

How To Support Iran's Protesters

by Abbas Milanivia NY Daily News
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Iran is in the throes of arguably the most serious challenge faced by its clerical regime. What to do about it?