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John O'Sullivan

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John O'Sullivan is the editor-at-large of National Review and author of The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World.

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John O’Sullivan: Brexit’s Past and Future Paths

interview with John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 29, 2018

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The history of Britain and the European Union.

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John O’Sullivan: Brexit’s Past And Future Paths

interview with John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 29, 2018

The history of Britain and the European Union.

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European Disunion

interview with Michael McFaul, John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 13, 2016

What is happening in Europe?

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This Be His Verse

by John O'Sullivanvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

As a poet, Robert Conquest could be subtle, blunt, or blue—or all three at once. A brief testament to a great talent.

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John O'Sullivan remembers Margaret Thatcher on Uncommon Knowledge

with John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 18, 2013

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, journalist and author John O'Sullivan discusses the unique and memorable career of the late Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of the United Kingdom. (44:12)
“Mrs. Thatcher loved people who argued with her. She loved debate. She loved rhetorical combat. That was all important to her. People who argued with her went up in her estimation and she tended to like them.”

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Jonah Goldberg and John O’Sullivan on Uncommon Knowledge

with Jonah Goldberg, John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, AEI scholar and National Review Online founding editor Jonah Goldberg and National Review’s editor-at-large John O’Sullivan on the election and the GOP’s future. (45:10)

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The Cold War

by Peter M. Robinsonwith John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, June 11, 2010

John O’Sullivan explores three competing explanations for the causes of the cold war and the three fundamental explanations for its end. Along the way, he offers in the Soviet Union a cogent analysis of the roles played by Mikhail Gorbachev and by Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II in the West. Video transcript

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS: The Future of the European Union

with John O'Sullivan, Adrian Wooldridgevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 25, 2004

For some six decades, the continent of Europe has enjoyed remarkable peace and prosperity. What role has the European Union played in this success? And what role should the European Union play in the future? According to some European leaders, the purpose of the European Union is to create a superpower capable of counterbalancing the United States. Is the goal of a superpower Europe a good idea? Is it even possible? Peter Robinson speaks with John O'Sullivan and Adrian Wooldridge.

God Save the Queen

by John O'Sullivanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Why a thousand-year-old monarchy remains relevant today. A reflection on the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II by one of her subjects, John O’Sullivan.

CONTINENTAL DIVIDES: Are Europe and America Parting Ways?

with Coit Blacker, Richard Falk, John O'Sullivanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, July 29, 2002

Throughout the latter half of the Twentieth Century, the United States and Western Europe seemed the staunchest of allies, united in NATO in defense against the common threat of the Soviet Union. With the end of the cold war and the loss of that common enemy, however, signs of emerging tensions have appeared in the friendship between America and Europe. How serious are the spats between Europe and the United States over issues such as the International Criminal Court, the conflict in the Middle East, and the U.S. conduct of the war on terrorism? With the formation of the European Union, Europe has become an economic rival to the United States. Will it become a political and military rival as well?

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