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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: The Trump Advantage

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Why the president’s chances for reelection are better than you think.


Ex-WH Economist Kevin Hassett On Why China Trade Deal Was Kept Secret

interview with Kevin Hassettvia CNN
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett discusses the highlights of the US trade agreement with China and why it has been kept secret.


Housing Hope

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Thursday, January 16, 2020

There is a tendency in grumpy land to view the world as heading in the wrong direction. But a believer in our system must be optimistic that it is eventually capable of reform, that we will do the right thing in the end if only after we try everything else, as the saying goes.

National Security

Chaos In Europe – It's Tricky Being World's Largest Importer Of Gas, Oil And Critic, Too

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Despite its cool Green parties and ambitious wind and solar agendas, Europe remains by far the world’s largest importer of oil and natural gas.

Health Care

Setting The Record Straight On America's Health Care With Scott Atlas

by Scott W. Atlasvia PolicyEd
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Health care is an important to everyone, but it is often misunderstood. The health care system in the United States is the best in the world when it comes to quality and access to medical care. Cost remains an issue, however, and effective reform would lower prices without impairing access, quality, or innovation.

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Decision 2020 Report: The Present And Future Of U.S. National Security Strategy; “Phase One” Of The U.S.-China Trade Deal

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The second edition of the Decision 2020 explores the present and future of U.S. National Security Strategy in light of the Trump administration’s stated policy goal of re-establishing deterrence of Iran with the drone strike that killed its military leader Qassim Suleimani. It also covers the potential impact of “Phase One” of the U.S.-China Trade Deal.

National Security

Bruce Thornton On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bruce Thorntonvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bruce Thornton discusses his Front Page Magazine article "False Analogies: The Heart of Fake Foreign Policy News."


Area 45: Victor Davis Hanson: Holding The Trump Card

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Area 45
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Is President Trump on a path to reelection this fall?


Elizabeth Economy: The Third Revolution

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia New Books Network
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses navigating the US-China relationship including trade issues, which have implications for the global economy.

National Security

Lessons From The United States’ Showdown With The Barbary Pirates

by John Yoovia National Review
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Jefferson’s example in dealing with the pirates supports the Soleimani strike.


The purpose of this portal is to host articles and provide links to content written by Hoover fellows that pertain to the prominent ideas of the 2020 presidential election.

Specifically, it will focus on the most recent polling data and the topics that have dominated discussion during this election season. This portal will be a central location for anyone who wants to look into specific policy options, providing Hoover research articles on the issues that matter most.