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U.S.-Saudi Arabian Relations

by Hoover Institutionvia C-SPAN
Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Hoover Institution held a discussion on the future of U.S.-Saudi relations as the investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post columnist and Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi continues.


Exceptions To The Rule: The Politics Of Filibuster Limitations In The U.S. Senate

by Hoover Institutionvia R Street Institute
Friday, December 8, 2017

Hoover Institution hosts an event with author Molly E. Reynolds on her latest book, Exceptions to the Rule: The Politics of Filibuster Limitations in the US Senate.


Islamism, Refugees and the European Crisis

by Hoover Institutionvia The Caravan
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The past several months have seen Europe reeling from ISIS attacks in Paris and Brussels. The European security forces have been called to task for their lack of coordination – this compulsion to keep secrets from other services has led in part to the success of these terror attacks.  

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Invitation To The Hoover Book Soiree: Gen. Michael Hayden On "Playing To The Edge: American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror"

by Hoover Institutionvia Lawfare
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The sixth in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution's Washington offices will take place on March 11, when Benjamin Wittes will interview Gen. Michael Hayden on his new book, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.

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Hoover Institution: Remarks By General Mattis On State Of Middle East

by Hoover Institutionvia TMCnet.com
Monday, February 22, 2016

On Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 5:00pm ET, General James Mattis and Admiral Gary Roughead will participate in a panel discussion entitled: "2016: International Security Challenges and U.S. Readiness." The discussion, moderated by Hoover Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz, will analyze international security challenges in the year ahead, including the Middle East and Indo-Pacific regions, and how the United States is prepared to deal with them.

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Law As A Weapon Of War

by Hoover Institutionvia Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group
Friday, February 12, 2016

The Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group, along with Hoover's Washington, DC office, invite you to a discussion about "lawfare" - the use of law as a substitute for armed force to accomplish international security objectives. Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Working Group Member Jack Goldsmith will interview author Orde Kittrie on his new book, Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War along with Major General Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. (USAF ret.).


The Shifting Saudi Strategy

by Hoover Institutionvia The Caravan
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

America has been in Arabia for well over six decades, yet the American access to the inner workings of the Saudi world has been limited at best.  There is an opaqueness to the Saudi realm, and that ambivalence has run through its tangled relationship with its American protector.

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The US And The ISIS Challenge

by Hoover Institutionvia The Caravan
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Caravan was conceived as a vehicle for thoughtful and elevated discourse on the Middle East, especially the dangers that Islamism poses to the international order. This time we turn to the terrorist attacks in Paris which demonstrated the capacity of ISIS to cause devastation in Western capitals, even as it remains a formidable force in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East.


A Tribute, A Relaunch And A Reckoning

by Hoover Institutionvia The Caravan
Tuesday, October 13, 2015

We launched our first Caravan in February 2012 under the leadership of our friend and colleague Fouad Ajami. Fouad spent his life studying, teaching and writing about the rich culture and history of the Middle East. He was a man of the East and of the West – a son of Lebanon who proudly became a US citizen. He loved his adopted country and was a patriot in the truest sense of the word.