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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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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.

Interviews
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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.

In the News
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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.

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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.

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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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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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interview with Bill Whalen Monday, January 25, 2016
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mentioning Colonel Joseph (Joe) Felter (ret.) Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Sunday, January 24, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Friday, January 22, 2016
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interview with Niall Ferguson Friday, January 22, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Saturday, January 23, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Friday, January 22, 2016
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Friday, January 22, 2016

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by Bruce Cain, Esteban Antonio Guerrero Jaimes Thursday, January 14, 2016
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by James Huffman Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Miles Maochun Yu Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Friday, January 22, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Zoe Bedell Friday, January 22, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Thursday, January 21, 2016
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by Steve Vladeck , Benjamin Wittes Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Michael McFaul Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Thursday, January 21, 2016
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interview with Niall Ferguson Friday, January 22, 2016
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Rubik's Cube of national flags

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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interview with Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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interview with Michael Spence Thursday, January 21, 2016
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Analysis and Commentary

Kleiman On Trade And Taxes

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, March 5, 2016

So when the modern Republican Party (R.I.P), in the name of "small government" and opposition to "class warfare," set its face against policies to redistribute the gains from economic growth, it destroyed the theoretical basis for thinking that a rising tide would lift all the boats, rather than lifting the yachts and swamping the trawlers.

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Could Condoleezza Rice Save The Day?

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia Californian
Friday, March 4, 2016

The GOP is not facing a debate over policy, but rather a hostile takeover by a pernicious force. Traditional Republicans are now presented with a series of deeply flawed options. And serving the party’s ideals may eventually require leaving it, at least for a season.

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Banning The Benjamin Would Reduce Freedom

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, March 4, 2016

Larry Summers is a bootlegger and a Baptist.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: “Can Republicans Live With Trump?”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, March 4, 2016

Will The Donald break the GOP apart?

Analysis and Commentary

Why Does Apple Think Telegram Is "Pernicious"?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, March 4, 2016

I have a lot to say about this week's House Judiciary Committee, at which both FBI Director James Comey and Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell testified. I'll write up some general thoughts over the next few days.

In the News

School Choice Regulation: Friend Or Foe?

mentioning Michael J. Petrillivia Cato Institute
Friday, March 4, 2016

Since Milton Friedman, school choice proponents have argued that vouchers and other private choice programs would improve student performance, and nearly every “gold-standard” study has found they do – until now. Recent studies of Louisiana’s voucher program have found that it actually reduced students’ performance on standardized tests. Why? 

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DOD's Long Path To Creating A Cyber Warrior Workforce

quoting Herbert Linvia Defense Systems
Friday, March 4, 2016

When most all military officials talk about the cyber domain, they don’t focus so much on profound technological advancements and cutting-edge capabilities, but, rather, on the people.

In the News

Stanford Political Scientists Discuss Diplomacy And Foreign Policy Amid Global Turmoil

featuring Condoleezza Rice, Michael McFaulvia Stanford News
Friday, March 4, 2016

Stanford foreign policy experts discussed flashpoints around the world at an OpenXChange event this week.

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Richard Epstein: What’s Wrong With Labor Unions?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Libertarianism.org
Friday, March 4, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the history, economics, and legal theory behind unions, which remain some of the most powerful forces in the modern American political landscape.

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Trump’s Fascistic Order Would Put Troops In Peril

quoting Timothy Kanevia The Washington Post
Friday, March 4, 2016

Ill-equipped to conduct serious journalism at a time of national urgency, the media will obsess about Donald Trump’s vulgar reference last night to his anatomy, ignoring his most important and devastating utterance in a campaign in which he has left little doubt about his contempt for democracy and the moral necessity to defeat him either before or after he gets the GOP presidential nomination.

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