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America and Strategies For The Future With George P. Shultz

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Former Secretary of State George Shultz discusses the importance of strengthening our nation’s leadership, the impact other countries have on the United States, and the dangers of making empty threats.

Featured

Reasonable Disagreements: Impeachment, And What Trump Meant

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Thursday, October 3, 2019

President Trump, Ukraine, the Bidens, and impeachment.

Featured

If Bernie’s Time Is Up, Will His Followers Try Living On Tulsi Time?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, October 3, 2019

In the aftermath of a heart procedure that put his presidential campaign on pause, this much we know about Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ personal health: he received medical clearance to appear in the next Democratic debate, which is two Tuesdays from now.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: Impeachment Revisited

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 3, 2019

The latest news on the impeachment front looks bad ... for Democrats.

Analysis and Commentary

Area 45: Debra Saunders On White House Press Briefings

interview with Debra Saundersvia Area 45
Friday, October 4, 2019

The “new normal” in Trump-media relations.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Has Robust, Sensible Foreign Policy Goals. But He Doesn’t Have Any Follow-Through

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Donald Trump’s successful 2016 road to the White House was paved with irreverent campaign rhetoric and a world of good intentions regarding American foreign policy. Like Barack Obama before him, he called the Iraq War a mistake and recognized China as a rising global competitor.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Wall Street Journal Reports Ukraine To Review Investigations In Burisma

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, October 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the attacks on President Trump, impeachment, and says the 'mellow drama' has never been about what President Trump says, it's about what Joe Biden and Hunter Biden did.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: How Republicans Are Handling Impeachment Inquiry

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses what Republicans are saying behind the scenes about how the White House is handling the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Charter Schools Lift All Boats

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses a new Fordham study concerning how the charter market share affects student achievement for kids in both charter and district schools.

In the News
In the News

Hoover Archives Acquire The Papers Of Major General Harry L. Gilchrist

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943). Born in Waterloo, Iowa (also the birthplace of Lou Henry Hoover in 1874), Gilchrist graduated from the Medical Department of Western Reserve University (today's Case Western) in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

News
In the News

Hoover Institution Acquires Alla Yaroshinska Papers

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Alla Yaroshinska is a journalist and was a political figure in the late USSR. She served as a member of the Supreme Soviet from 1989 to 1991, deputy to the minister of press and information until 1993, and then adviser to President Boris Yeltsin and member of his Presidential Council.

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Adolf Hitler, courtesy of the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv)
In the News

How To Be A Dictator By Frank Dikötter Review — Top Tips For Tyrants

featuring Frank Diköttervia The Times
Friday, October 4, 2019

[Subscription Required] How to be a dictator? Ruthlessness matters a lot more than talent, but luck most of all. That is the upshot of Frank Dikötter’s elegant and readable study of the cult of personality in the 20th century.

In the News

Dictators: The Great Performers

quoting Frank Diköttervia News Statesman America
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of mass support while turning the population into a nation of terrorised prisoners endlessly condemned to faking enthusiasm for their oppressor.
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Is China Heading For Crisis?

quoting Larry Diamondvia The New York Times
Thursday, October 3, 2019
In 2001, Gordon Chang, an American lawyer who had spent many years in Hong Kong and Shanghai, published a book forebodingly titled “The Coming Collapse of China.” At the time, the thesis seemed improbable, if not preposterous.
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A Breakdown In U.S.-China Relations Would Damage Both Sides

quoting Michael McFaulvia Stanford Business
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
If the tariff dispute between the United States and China continues, U.S. businesses and consumers could suffer, warned top business leaders at the Stanford China Economic Forum on Monday.
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Ukraine President Likely To Face Tough Challenge Selling Peace Deal

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia VOA News
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will face an uphill battle selling a peace deal he approved midweek with Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in Donbas, which would see two breakaway republics become self-governing, although still part of Ukraine, say analysts.
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Hoover Institution Fellow Tim Kane. A New Global Alliance: A Proposition For A 21st Century Political Order

featuring Timothy Kanevia Henry Jackson Society
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Vibrant international engagement has often been suggested to have gone out of the proverbial window in modern nation-state geopolitics. Indeed, the US in its position as global superpower can seem to be battening down the hatches.