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Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

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Stephen Haber Discusses The Political Origins Of Banking Crises On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Stephen Habervia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Stephen Haber examines banking crises and discusses his book "Fragile by Design."

In the News

North Korean Missile Test Raises Questions About Why Allies Didn'T Try To Shoot It Down

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia Stars and Stripes
Sunday, September 17, 2017

The United States and its allies knew the North Koreans had fired a missile and tracked its path over Japan last week. Sirens blared in Hokkaido, and the Japanese government urged people to take cover.

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To Shoot Down Or Not Shoot Down A North Korean Missile

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia NPR
Saturday, September 16, 2017

The U.S. military has multiple systems that could potentially take down a North Korean test missile. But despite dozens of North Korean tests over the years, including 15 this year, the U.S. has not taken that step.

In the News

Why Were We In Vietnam?

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Saturday, September 16, 2017

Watching Victor Davis Hanson’s PragerU short course on the war (video below) elicited a flood of memories, of which that was not the only one by any means. I recalled the North Vietnamese Army tanks rolling toward Saigon in the spring of 1975. I thought that they contradicted one or two of the key talking points I had been taught by the antiwar crowd in the heyday of the movement against the war.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: How A Border War In Europe Led To World War II

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hillsdale College
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses World War II.

Foreign PolicyAnalysis and Commentary

Chinese Attitudes Toward The U.S. Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accords

by Michael D. Swainevia China Leadership Monitor
Monday, September 11, 2017

China’s leaders strongly oppose President Donald J. Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords.

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Germany’s Boring Election Is Nothing To Snore At

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 7, 2017

A bland and predictable campaign should be admired in the midst of a chaotic Continent.

Trade and immigration are good for the U.S. economy
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Trade And Immigration

interview with John H. Cochrane via Policyed.org
Friday, September 1, 2017

Trade and immigration are good for the U.S. economy. Free trade allows Americans to buy better goods at lower prices and provides bigger markets where we can sell our own goods. More immigration leads to economic growth and improvements in our standard of living. The logic that isolation and protectionism will create more American jobs is misguided and detrimental to economic growth.

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Make China Responsible For North Korea

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Such a “grand bargain would effectively transfer America's dominance to China,” Hoover Institution scholar Michael Auslin writes...

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.