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Featured

How To Beat A Populist

by Larry Diamondvia The American Interest
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Some lessons for older, more established democracies taken from the struggles of liberals fighting the good fight in younger and less stable democracies.

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Socialism Makes People Do Strange Things

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Friday, February 21, 2020

What does the most troubling political phenomenon of postwar America portend for November and beyond?

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Washington's Defense Burden-Sharing Demands Must Consider Allies' Current Strategic Support

by Jim Hartnett, CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Asking allies to shoulder their fair share can damage some of our strongest relationships.

Breaking Chain
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There’s Always A Way To Get A Country’s Most-Wanted Out Of Hostile Territory

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, February 20, 2020

All countries — whether revolutionary regimes or democratic governments — pursue sovereign justice. National judicial systems reign supreme in the international system. Nations get to decide what to do inside their borders and who is guilty or innocent within their countries.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Coronavirus And The National Debt

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Thursday, February 20, 2020

What do coronavirus and the national debt have in common? The answer is China. Due in part to secrecy and poor management in China, suddenly the world confronts a major pandemic. We’re reminded how interconnected our world is and how vulnerable we are to China.

Analysis and Commentary

Winners, Losers, And Interesting Aspects Of The Dem Debate

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, February 20, 2020

The biggest winner Donald Trump. Reason: His numbers rose.

Interviews
Interviews

The Victor Davis Hanson Show: Old Mike Bloomberg Had A Farm . . .

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Michael Bloomberg’s farming knowledge; the rip-roaring Democrat debate in Nevada; and VDH’s proposal to save higher education by putting colleges and universities on the hook for what they’re charging.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show: Bloomberg

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Michael Bloomberg and the Democratic debates.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show: China's Bind

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson Victor discusses his National Review article "China’s Government Is Like Something out of 1984."

Interviews

John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show: Commerce Clause

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses ending the power of the Commerce Clause.

Interviews

John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show: Federalism

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses whether the Supreme Court can reawaken Federalism.

In the News
In the News

Head Of US Special Operations Forces Pacific Says Countering China’s Soft Power And Propaganda A Priority

Monday, February 3, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

U.S. Army Major General Jonathan Braga, Commander, Special Operations Command - Pacific (SOCPAC) visited the Hoover Institution Monday, February 3, engaging fellows in a roundtable discussion about his command’s biggest threats in region. 

News
In the News

Greek-American Alex Stamos To Appear On Niall Ferguson’s Networld On PBS

featuring Niall Ferguson, Alex Stamosvia The National Herald
Friday, February 21, 2020

The three-part documentary series, Niall Ferguson’s Networld, premieres March 17 on PBS, and provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media’s technology is a battlefield of the future. Greek-American computer scientist Alex Stamos, former head of security at Facebook and now an adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation is among those sharing their insights on the program.

In the News

America’s Youth Losing Interest In Freedom

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Boston Herald
Thursday, February 20, 2020

I happened to listen the other day to then-Sen. John F. Kennedy’s opening remarks in his debate with then-Vice President Richard Nixon during the 1960 presidential election cycle. Kennedy, the Democratic Party candidate, recalled that Abraham Lincoln, in the 1860 presidential election cycle, said the great question facing the nation was whether it could exist “half-slave and half-free.”

In the News

Throng Of Supporters Gather For Trump Rally In Las Vegas

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Las Vegas Review Journal
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Thousands showed up for President Donald Trump’s rally Friday morning, forming a line that stretched nearly a quarter mile around the Las Vegas Convention Center.

In the News

How Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month And LGBT Pride Month Only Polarize Americans

mentioning Condoleezza Rice, Thomas Sowellvia The Washington Times
Thursday, February 20, 2020

A trip to Washington, D.C., over Presidents Day weekend and tours of the various museums of the Smithsonian reminded me in no uncertain terms that it was Black History Month. To be sure, there are countless examples of accomplished, heroic and talented black Americans who have contributed greatly to our nation, just as have Americans of all colors, creeds and sexual orientations.

Secretary of Commerce, Herbert Hoover broadcasts a plea to the nation
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History Lost, Humanity Found

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The University of Vermont
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Douglas Smith unveils the gripping history behind the biggest humanitarian effort you’ve probably never heard about.