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Kori Schake: Did Gen. Flynn Break The Law By Not Disclosing His Russian Ties?

interview with Kori Schakevia Lars Larson Show
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses whether General Michael Flynn may have violated federal law by not fully disclosing his business dealings with Russia when seeking a security clearance to work in the administration as well as Flynn possibly accepting funds without permission.


Authoritative Putin Think Tank Could Not Choose Between Clinton And Trump

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Monday, April 24, 2017

A Reuter’s exclusive cites seven anonymous “informed sources” with access to the confidential reports of the Moscow-based Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS). Reuters claims that these reports “provided the framework and rationale” for the Kremlin’s “intensive effort …. to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system.”

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The Many Lives of Babi Yar

by Norman M. Naimarkvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

One of the blackest chapters of World War II: the German massacre of Kyiv’s Jews. The horror of Babi Yar, suppressed in the Soviet era, may be finding its proper place in European memory at last. 

Analysis and Commentary

Truckers' Strike Pits The People Against The Kremlin

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russia’s long-haul truckers began a work stoppage on March 27. Their goal is to force the Russian government to withdraw the road tax (platon in Russian) that they claim threatens their livelihood. The road tax of 1.53 rubles per kilometer (raised to 1.93 rubles on April 15) was levied on long-haul trucks in November of 2015 as a source of new state revenue.

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Farewell to a Citizen-Scientist

by David Hoffmanfeaturing Sidney D. Drellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Hoover fellow Sidney Drell worked with science’s deepest and most dangerous nuclear secrets, and generations of American leaders benefited from his guidance. An appreciation of a physicist, a scholar, and a patriot. 

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Trump Versus the Spies

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

All presidents clash with their intelligence experts, but the hostility the new administration has displayed is unusual—and risky. 

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Red Dawn

by Ellie Cawthorneinterview with Robert Servicevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A hundred years ago, Russia’s last czar pondered revolution, the modern world, and the end of the Romanovs. Historian Robert Service explores the mind of Nicholas II. 

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Chicken Soup for the Russian Soul

by Ralph Petersvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A strongman with a messianic streak, Vladimir Putin might almost have stepped from the pages of Russian history. 

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“It’s Best Not to Mess with Us”

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The nuclear poker game with Moscow has already begun—or, rather, resumed. 

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Break Up the Bromance

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Just getting along with Russia isn’t going to be good enough. If the new administration wants a “reset” of its own, it will need to demonstrate clarity and strength.