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Area 45: How To Build Resilience To Catastrophic Events With Alice Hill

Blank Section (Placeholder)Featuredinterview with Alice Hillvia Hoover Daily ReportArea 45Assessing the Climate-Change Climate. Continue Reading....

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Discrimination and Disparities

via Books by Hoover FellowsEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims …

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Six Components of a Syria Strategy

Image credit: istockFeatured Analysisvia The CaravanUS policy toward Syria has been debilitated by an irresolvable conundrum. Empirical research suggests most civil wars are concluded by military victories, not political settlements. Yet in the war between the murderous regime of Bashar Assad—backed by Russia and Iran—and fractured …

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The Square And The Tower: A Conversation With Niall Ferguson

In the Newsfeaturing Niall Fergusonvia GW LibrariesPlease join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson for a discussion of his new book, The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power, and Churchill’s use of …

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US military in Syria must rely on political determination and a Marshall Plan

Image credit: istockFeatured Analysisvia The CaravanIn January 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described American strategy in Syria as including maintaining a troop presence in the region until at least 2021 while building a Kurdish-Arab force of 30,000 men, both with the ultimate objective of blocking …

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Restoring Civility in a Hostile World

Image credit: Barbara Kelleyvia Defining IdeasThe polarized state of America is alarming. But what can ordinary citizens do? Continue Reading....

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Fabrice Balanche: How Sectarianism Can Help Explain The Syrian War

Image credit: istockInterviewsinterview with Fabrice Balanche via Euro NewsHoover Institution fellow Fabrice Balanche discusses the Syrian war and notes that the sectarian conflict between a Sunni majority population and a minority Shiite ruling elite is only one component of a multi-faceted conflict that is also partially …

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New Study: While Most Americans Prefer Democracy, More Than One In Four Express Sympathy For Authoritarian Politics

Image credit: istockIn the Newsquoting Larry Diamondvia Business WireVoter Study Group report questions conventional wisdom that democracy is in decline, but finds concerning trends as authoritarian support consolidates among Trump supporters. Continue Reading....

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The Troubled Legacy of Dodd-Frank

Image credit: istockvia Defining IdeasNew legislation marks a welcome first step in banking reform. Continue Reading....

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'Hello Girls' Faced Uphill Battle, Speaker Tells Reading Audience

Image credit: istockIn the Newsfeaturing Elizabeth Cobbsvia Reading Eagle[Subscription Required] Women who served in World War I were denied benefits and recognition accorded to male veterans. Continue Reading....

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