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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes column "Let's Start Selecting Presidents By Using A Shultz Standard, By George."

Victor Davis Hanson on grand strategy, immigration, and the 2016 presidential election
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Victor Davis Hanson On Grand Strategy, Immigration, And The 2016 Presidential Election

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Uncommon Knowledge with Victor Davis Hanson.


An Evening With Niall Ferguson On Big Ideas

interview with Niall Fergusonvia ABC
Monday, October 17, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson talks about how the study of history can help us better understand the present.


Hoover Institution Launches, An Educational Platform Designed To Offer Solutions For Today’s Pressing Policy Issues

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Hoover Institution today launched, an online platform that hosts videos and other educational content to equip Americans with an analytical perspective about public policy issues. Based on the research of Hoover Institution scholars, the site offers solutions to today’s challenges in economics, health care, national security, civics, and the environment.

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Willing Accidents To Happen

by Kori Schakevia Military History in the News
Monday, October 17, 2016

One of President Obama’s least attractive attributes is his tendency to disparage his adversaries. Just yesterday, for example, he mocked Silicon Valley executives for the triviality of their achievements compared to his important and complex work. Democrats bewail the obstinacy of Republicans in Congress, but ignore just how much this Obama trait crushes the possibility of compromise (think of President Obama humiliating Paul Ryan at the health care speech in 2011). The effects are visible in foreign policy, as well—especially in regards to Russia.

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The Electoral College And Picking Presidents

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, October 17, 2016

Is the Founders' system for picking a commander-in-chief outdated in the modern world?

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Strategika: "The Iran Time Bomb," with Kori Schake

interview with Kori Schakevia Strategika
Friday, October 14, 2016

The nuclear deal makes conflict less likely in the near future ... but more likely in the long-term.

Analysis and Commentary

The Power To Wage War Successfully

by Matthew Waxmanvia Lawfare
Thursday, October 13, 2016

A little more than 99 years ago, and several months after the United States declared its entry into the Great War against the Central Powers of Europe, Charles Evans Hughes declared in a widely publicized speech that “the [constitutional] power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.”


Medieval America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Pessimists often compare today's troubled America to a tottering late Rome or an insolvent and descending British Empire. But medieval Europe (roughly A.D. 500 to 1450) is the more apt comparison.

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The Cold War’s Pivot

via Hoover Digest
Friday, October 21, 2016

When the Hungarian Revolution took place six decades ago, the world learned the difference between containment, the policy the United States had adopted, and rollback, the policy it had not. 


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.