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How The Widening Urban-Rural Divide Threatens America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, November 1, 2015

Of all the growing divides in America, none is sharper than that between city and country. 

Analysis and Commentary

Large-Scale Geoengineering And Threats To National Security

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Saturday, October 31, 2015

In light of the scientific consensus that substantial increases in atmospheric CO2 will inevitably lead to solar-driven global warming, the nations of the world are seeking to obtain agreement on proposals to reduce the amount of CO2 that their economies produce.

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"New Nuclear's Potential" with George P. Shultz and James O. Ellis, Jr.

by George P. Shultz, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr.via Fellow Talks
Friday, June 26, 2015

Former Secretary of State George Shultz and retired Navy Admiral James Ellis in a conversation about small modular nuclear reactors: why people are interested again today and how they might measure up to the rest of the American energy landscape in terms of security, economics, and the environment.


The Scorching Of California

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Thursday, October 29, 2015

How Green extremists made a bad drought worse.

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. President, Kill The New Cruise Missile

by William J. Perry, Andy Webervia Washington Post
Thursday, October 15, 2015

Because they can be launched without warning and come in both nuclear and conventional variants, cruise missiles are a uniquely destabilizing type of weapon. President Obama can lead the world to a stabler and safer future by canceling plans for a new U.S. nuclear-capable cruise missile.

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Kori Schake On Foreign Policy's E.R. Podcast

interview with Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Monday, October 26, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses whether the US military is still too much of an industrial-era relic to meet the challenges of the moment and adapt to a new world order.


Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show (10:58)

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, October 23, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Forbes article "Kids Need Fruits And Veggies, Not False Alarms About Food Risks."


Drone Registration, Part II

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Friday, October 23, 2015

In principle, there are two approaches to make drone operation safer.  Approach 1 (the approach I took in my original posting) is to maintain a keep-out bubble around airplanes in flight by giving airplanes a transmitter that could deactivate nearby drones.  Approach 2 is to enforce no-fly zones around sensitive areas (such as airports).


John Villasenor On Unlocking The Potential Of The Internet Of Things

interview with John Villasenorvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow John Villasenor discusses the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) both in terms of the number of connected devices and the amount of data they produce. This growth presents some opportunities for some exciting new applications for the IoT as well as some challenges in upgrading wireless infrastructure and securing networks of connected devices.

Analysis and Commentary

Kids Need Fruits And Veggies, Not False Alarms About Food Risks

by Jeff Stier, Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

An article claims that “even small amounts” of the chemical BPA in food packaging can be harmful by causing “hormone disruption” in children. The FDA (which regulates such substances as “indirect food additives”) and other food safety agencies around the world have come to starkly different...


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The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.