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Lee Ohanian: California’s Great Depression 2.0

Lee Ohanian: California’s Great Depression 2.0

April 24, 2020

Not a recession, but an emerging depression. Or so deems Lee Ohanian, a Hoover Institution senior fellow, economist, and weekly contributor to Hoover’s “California On Your Mind” web channel. When will California’s economy restart? Will an anticipated Green New Deal agenda pushed by Gov. Newsom’s economic recovery task force make matters worse?

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Colonel Joseph Felter: Afghanistan Withdrawal

Colonel Joseph Felter: Afghanistan Withdrawal

April 23, 2020

February’s announcement of a potential US withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021 raises the question of the legacy of America’s military involvement in that region – a presence dating back to the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Col. Joseph Felter, a Hoover Institution research fellow and Iraq and Afghanistan counterinsurgency veteran, reflects on lessons learned and what comes next in South and Southeast Asia.  

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Lee Ohanian: California’s COVID Economy

Lee Ohanian: California’s COVID Economy

April 17, 2020

A global pandemic brings the world’s fifth-largest economy – which is California – to a crawl. But will it derail the Golden State’s progressive agenda? Lee Ohanian, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and contributor to Hoover’s “California On Your Mind” web channel, discusses how best to bring California’s economy back to life – and the opportunities (helping the gig economy) that Gov. Gavin Newsom may be ignoring.

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Tevi Troy: The White House “Fight House”

Tevi Troy: The White House “Fight House”

April 13, 2020

The first rule of the movie Fight Club: “you do not talk about fight club.” The first rule of “fight house,” aka the White House: you talk and leak and self-promote, even if it hurts the boss. White House historian Tevi Troy, author of Fight House: Rivalries In The White House, From Truman To Trump, explains what makes for feuds and turf struggles inside the Office of the President and what challenges Donald Trump and Joe Biden face in staffing a White House in 2021.

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Robert Service Assesses Czar Vladimir

Robert Service Assesses Czar Vladimir

April 11, 2020

That’s Vladimir as in Putin, the Russian president who intends to remain in power until at least the next decade’s end – and maybe as long as 2036 – now that Russia’s high court has deemed term limits inapplicable to his current rule. Hoover senior fellow and Russian historian Robert Service offers his thoughts on Putin’s grip on power, the role of oligarchs in maintaining that power, why Putin recently engaged in an oil price war with Saudi Arabia, as well as Putin’s regional and global ambitions.

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