Abraham D. Sofaer, who served as legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State from 1985 to 1990 and was appointed the first George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the end to United States operations in Iraq by the end of 2011 and what the drawdown means for both countries' political, economic, and military futures.
David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that Spanish courts are once again exercising their political muscle in the name of international law. Davenport warns that international courts present a danger to American sovereignty and values.
Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses Middle East affairs and the Ground Zero mosque with Bill Bennett.
David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that today’s federal courts are full of cases in which state and federal powers are squaring off. Cases in California and Massachusetts ask whether state or federal branches should define marriage. The immigration battle in Arizona is primarily a question of federal versus state power; the constitutional battle over health care asks whether the federal government has the power to regulate it…
Charles Hill, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, a career minister in the U.S. Foreign Service, and a diplomat in residence and lecturer in international studies at Yale University, discusses, with NPR producer Brent Baughman, why leaders no longer turn to classic literature for wisdom and guidance.
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses what we need to do to get the economy back on track with Tom Keene on Bloomberg News.
David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, says that this summer Massachusetts became the sixth state to join the national popular vote movement. This end run around the Electoral College requires that a state cast its electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote, disregarding its own outcome…