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ISU In-line With National Trend Of Rising Tuition

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia The Bengal (Idaho State University)
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Rising tuition increases are nothing new, and with the student debt crisis recently reaching 1.5 trillion dollars, most every student can feel the pressure of paying tuition now and paying it off later.


John Yoo: James Comey, Andrew McCabe, And The Office Of The Inspector General

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the release of the Inspector General's report on James Comey and whether Andrew McCabe will be prosecuted.

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The Ghosts Of Past Wars Live On In A Critical Archive

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia War on the Rocks
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The United States will soon deploy soldiers to Afghanistan born after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Next August will mark the 30th anniversary of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, along with the subsequent American-led military buildup leading to Operation Desert Storm in January 1991. The American military has been directly engaged in the “greater Middle East” since. For the people of Afghanistan and Iraq, the experience of war has extended longer, with this December marking the 40th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan and next September the same for Iraq’s invasion of Iran. 

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China Will Emerge As Winner In Trade War, Says Global Strategist

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Business Times
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

China would be the one sounding the trumpet when the ongoing trade war between the two largest economies ends. While currently there is no end in sight for the escalating tit for tat between China and the United States, Independent Strategy's President and Global Strategic David Roche believed it would work out for the best for the Asian powerhouse.


Markos Kounalakis With Larry Diamond: Saving American Democracy

with Larry Diamond, Markos Kounalakisvia World Affairs
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Markos Kounalakis and Larry Diamond discuss Diamond's new book, Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American ComplacencyDiamond argues that we are at a pivotal point where either a new era of tyranny or democratic renewal could be ushered in around the globe. This next era will depend on political reforms and political leadership from the United States and other free republics.


In The Deepfake Era, Counterterrorism Is Harder

by Amy Zegartvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

After failing to detect the 9/11 plot, spy agencies reinvented themselves for an age of terrorism, but a new generation of technological threats requires a new round of reforms.

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New Book Records Harrowing Stories Of Witnesses, Officials In 9/11 Attacks

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Jerusalem Post
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A new book entitled The Only Plane in the Sky: an Oral History of 9/11 records the firsthand accounts of witnesses to the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, including detailed interviews with United States government and military officials who were serving at the time. The book, by former Politico magazine editor Garrett Graff, includes the transcripts of the interviews.

Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
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New 9/11 Account Recalls Harrowing Moments Before Flight 93 Crash: 'I’ll Ram The Cockpit'

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

“They made the decision we didn’t have to make.” Those are the words of Lt. Col. Marc Sasseville, as recalled 18 years later in a new account of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks from the perspective of decision-makers in Washington, survivors, military service members and the families of those aboard United Flight 93, which was hijacked before passengers fought back and brought the plane down.

John F. Kennedy

Bill Whalen: The Kennedy Clan Returns To The Hunt For The Senate And Beyond

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Forbes article "The Torch Has Been Passed . . . But Can A Fourth Generation Of Aspiring Kennedys Run With It?"

Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton speaks on "Threats to American Security: A Cl

Condoleezza Rice: John Bolton Understands That He, Not Trump, Had To Go

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice weighs in on the exit of National Security Adviser John Bolton from the Trump administration, saying that in the end, Bolton had to have known he would have to "go" if he and the president weren't on the same page. Rice says "I'm sure he did his best to give the president his unvarnished advice which is what you're supposed to do as national security adviser, but in the final analysis, if the national security adviser and the president are not on the same page, it's not the president who's going to go and I'm sure that John understands that as a long-serving diplomat, long-serving policy expert."