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Analysis and Commentary

‘The Duchess’ Review: How To Survive A Royal Romance

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 17, 2018

[Subscription Required] Start with a three-part quiz: Which British royal was sent to a hellish boarding school in Scotland, with instructions from his father to the headmaster that the boy’s life be made as tough as possible? Which royal hurled herself down a flight of stairs (in the early stages of pregnancy) in a bid to capture her husband’s attention? Which had a great-grandmother who was a long-term mistress of her present husband’s great-great-grandfather?


Amy Zegart: Businesses Are Bracing For Political Surprise

by Amy Zegartvia KERA
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses how everything from global conflicts and terrorist actions, to hackers and even individual Twitter users can impact our lives and organizations like never before.

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Habeas Corpus In Wartime With Amanda Tyler

interview with Amanda L. Tyler, Benjamin Wittesvia Security by the Book
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Hoover Institution hosted "Security by the Book: Habeas Corpus in Wartime with Amanda Tyler" on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm EST.

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Defending the Nation With Secretary of Defense James Mattis

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 14, 2018

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis discusses the issues facing the United States Armed Forces at home and around the globe.

Analysis and Commentary

To Solve Drug Prices, We Need More Competition, Not More Government Meddling

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Washington Examiner
Friday, May 11, 2018
President Trump has often criticized what he considers to be excessively high drug prices, castigating drug companies and accusing them of “getting away with murder.” He was scheduled to give a major speech on April 26 about initiatives intended to lower prescription drug prices, but it has been postponed until today.
Analysis and Commentary

Fear And Loathing In The Body Politic

by Shanto Iyengar, Neil Malhotravia Stanford Magazine
Friday, May 11, 2018

American politics has become significantly more polarized and contentious over the past three decades. At the level of elected officials, the political parties are so far apart on most issues that gridlock and inaction have replaced bargaining and compromise as standard practice.


Polarization Is Not the Problem

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford Magazine
Friday, May 11, 2018

Since the early years of this century, political commentators have told the American public that the country is coming apart. Although survey data indicates that majorities of the American public believe such claims, a sober look at the data reveals a more complex picture.


Richard Epstein: SEC Bullies Without Justice

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Miscarriage Of Justice At The SEC."

George Shultz

Episode 58: George Shultz

interview with George P. Shultzvia National Review
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow George Shultz discusses the prospects for peace on the Korean Peninsula, what made President Ronald Reagan a great leader, his career, and much more.


Condoleezza Rice Says Leaders Need To Do These Three Things

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Bloomberg
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice says integrity is important to being a great leader. Rice says great leaders are also visionaries who see the world as it should be rather than how it is. Great leaders have humility while arrogance and hubris are recipes for disaster.


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