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A New Tool For Avoiding Big-Bank Failures: ‘Chapter 14’

by Emily C. Kapur, John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders is right, Dodd-Frank doesn’t work, but his solution is wrong. Here’s what would work.

George P. Shultz
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Steadfast

featuring George P. Shultzvia Stanford Magazine
Friday, March 11, 2016

With a long life of service to his credit—in education, government and public affairs—George Shultz is still on active duty.

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Why Can’t America Win Its Wars?

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, March 10, 2016

America’s military is like Germany’s in the twentieth century—a tactically and operationally brilliant force that cannot think strategically.

Rita Ricardo-Campbell
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Hoover Institution Celebrates The Life Of Fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced today that renowned economist and senior fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell died on March 7, 2016, at the age of ninety-five.

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Analysis and Commentary
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ACLU Takes First Step Towards Prepublication Review Reform

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, March 11, 2016

In December, Oona Hathaway and I wrote an op-ed and series of posts on the broken pre-publication review process. 

Analysis and Commentary

Did Kansas Err In Going It Alone On Standardized Testing?

by Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondisciovia The Wichita Eagle
Thursday, March 10, 2016

A wise old African saying cautions: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Analysis and Commentary

Whatever is Abnormal Is Suspicious

by Mark Harrisonvia University of Warwick
Friday, March 11, 2016

China is investing heavily in its capacity to monitor and evaluate the attitudes and behavior of the population. On 14 June 2014 the State Council issued a Notice concerning Issuance of the Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Republican Debate In Miami: A Tame Trump Makes For Lame TV

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, March 10, 2016

By now, you’d think a sleazy law firm (redundant, I know) would be on late-night television trying to cash in on Republican debate fatigue.

Analysis and Commentary

Jerry Taylor's Sleight Of Hand On Freedom Of Association

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center and John Stossel of Fox Business Network have been arguing about, among other things, freedom of association. Taylor is against it; Stossel is for it.

Analysis and Commentary

“Children, Be Quiet And Watch Your Lesson”

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, March 11, 2016

A few years into my experience as a public school parent, I can confidently say that I know what angers us moms and dads the most: when a teacher puts on a movie during the school day.

Analysis and Commentary

The Government Responds To Apple

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Here's the brief, which I haven't read yet.

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David Brady On The John Batchelor Show (19:12)

interview with David Bradyvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow David Brady discusses his American Interest article "Globalization And Political Instability."

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who could tighten his grip on the Republican presidential nomination battle if he wins Florida and Ohio on Tuesday.

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American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror

Friday, March 11, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror" on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. The event is livestreamed and can be viewed below.

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Chen Bulei, Chiang Kai-shek’s confidential assistant from the mid-1920s to the late 1940s.
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Hoover Opens Personal Diaries Of Chen Bulei, The Generalissimo’s Confidential Assistant

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hoover Library & Archives has recently acquired and made available the personal diaries of Chen Bulei, (1890–1948), Chiang Kai-shek’s confidential assistant, who put into words the policies of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the government under Chiang. Hoover also houses the personal diaries of Chaing Kai-shek.

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We Need To Know More About How The Government Censors Its Employees

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Just Security
Thursday, March 10, 2016

In December, in a series of editorials published in The Washington Post and Just Security, Jack Goldsmith and Oona Hathaway made the case for reforming the government’s broken prepublication review system. 

In the News

Trump University’s Ex-Students Give Enterprise A Failing Grade

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, March 10, 2016

[Subscription required] Trump University spelled hope in 2008 for George Hanus of Fremont, whose startup information technology business was crumbling under the weight of the sinking economy.

In the News

Merkel Risks Bruising In Crunch German Votes

quoting Josef Joffevia Reuters
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Isolated in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a big test at home on Sunday when three German states vote in elections that risk eroding her base and undermining the migrant policy on which she has staked her legacy.

In the News

Freedom In All Cases

quoting George P. Shultzvia City Journal
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nancy Reagan’s passing takes me back in memory to some visits with the president and first lady in the White House during the early 1980s.

William J. Perry
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Former U.S. Secretary Of Defense William J. Perry Addresses Parliamentarians On Nuclear Threat And Relationship With Russia

featuring William J. Perryvia Nuclear Threat Initiative
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, an emeritus NTI Board member, addressed members of Parliament in London earlier this month on a variety of nuclear security issues, concerns about deteriorating relations with Russia, and plans for nuclear modernization.

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interview with John B. Taylor Monday, February 1, 2016
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by James W. Ceaser Monday, February 8, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Thursday, January 28, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, January 29, 2016
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by Lee Ohanian, Harold L. Cole Thursday, January 28, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Thursday, January 28, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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cartoon of Statue of Liberty with worried look on her face

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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interview with Niall Ferguson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Friday, November 13, 2015
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Kiron K. Skinner
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CMU's Kiron Skinner Reflects On Nancy Reagan

featuring Kiron K. Skinnervia Carnegie Mellon University
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University’s Kiron Skinner met Nancy Reagan in 1994 when the former first lady gave Skinner nearly exclusive access to President Ronald Reagan’s private papers.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump, Cruz And The 62 Million Question (That Would Be Votes, Not Dollars)

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Sunday, March 6, 2016

What’s great about taking a look at the mirrored funhouse that is the GOP presidential contest: anything said in the moment stands a good chance of being taken back – this post being no exception.

Analysis and Commentary

Reverse Swing: The Beauty Of Sedition

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Indian Express
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Let us hail Kanhaiya. If not for his politics, then certainly for the eloquence of his language.

The state of pensions
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US Public Pension Deficits Squeeze City And State Budgets

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Financial Times
Sunday, March 6, 2016

The health of the US public pensions system is deteriorating. The latest figures reveal that retirement plans have less than three-quarters of the assets they need to pay current and future retirees.

President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan at Checkpoint Charlie, 1982 (Berlin: Checkpoint Charlie Album, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)
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Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies At 94

quoting George P. Shultzvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Former first lady Nancy Reagan died of congestive heart failure at her Bel-Air home Sunday morning. She was 94.

Analysis and Commentary

The Lawfare Podcast: Apple V. FBI At The Wilson Center

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Saturday, March 5, 2016

This week on the Lawfare Podcast, the Wilson Center takes on the Apple v. FBI controversy in a panel entitled “Will They or Won’t They? Understanding the Encryption Debate.”

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Bill Whalen On The Larry Kudlow Show (19:40)

interview with Bill Whalenvia Larry Kudlow Show
Saturday, March 5, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Donal Trump, Romney, and the future of the Republican party.

Analysis and Commentary

Silencing ‘The Cannon,’ A Social Media Phenom

by Markos Kounalakisvia Sacramento Bee
Saturday, March 5, 2016

Social media made him a star. He is a real estate mogul whose followers believe he speaks truth to power. As a result of his outspoken anti-establishment political posture and popularity, his party wants to shut him down.

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Trump, Cruz Keep On Winning. Four Reasons Why 'Super Saturday' Matters

by Bill Whalenvia Fox News
Saturday, March 5, 2016

After Super Tuesday and Thursday’s candidate brawl at the 11th GOP presidential debate, let’s call this latest experiment in democracy “Stop-by Saturday” – four states in the northeast, southeast and Midwest holding GOP primaries and caucuses.

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Whole Woman’s Health In The Supreme Court: When Does Regulation Count As An Undue Burden?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Saturday, March 5, 2016

In its first major argument since the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the newly constituted eight-member Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt had a spirited session on whether the twin requirements of Texas Law H.B. 2 constituted an “undue burden” on a women’s constitutional right to have an abortion set out in 1992 Supreme Court decision in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.

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