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An Order Aligned With Chinese Values

by Elizabeth Economyvia Lowy Institute
Friday, September 25, 2020
There is no mystery around Chinese president Xi Jinping’s global ambitions. His oft cited “community of shared destiny”, “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation”, and aspiration to “lead in the reform of the global governance system”, all speak in one form or another to his desire to transform the rules-based order in ways that will align it more closely with Chinese values, norms, and policy preferences.
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Former South Korean Ambassador To The United States Spotlights Challenges To Stability In Indo-Pacific Region

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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South Korea’s former ambassador to the United States, Ahn Ho-Young, outlined the security threats for his country posed by North Korea, as well as the challenge of attaining a peaceful and stable Indo-Pacific region amid old national rivalries and the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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Navalny Poisoning Just A Bump In The Road For Nord Stream 2

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, September 25, 2020

Trying to figure whither Nord Stream 2 (hereafter NS2) – the undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany – is akin to solving five complicated jigsaw puzzles at once.

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Two Acquisitions Tell The Tale Of Nationalist China’s Obliterated Histories

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The discovery of new archival materials can sometimes bring new historical findings and interpretations. Two recent acquisitions at the Hoover Archives related to modern Chinese history demonstrate such a feature.

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Disarming The Atom: The Race To Stop Nuclear Proliferation

via Hoover Institution Library & Archives
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The world first witnessed the enormous destructive power of nuclear weapons in August 1945, when the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. In the following decades, the Cold War spurred an arms race between the Soviet Union and the United States that created enormous nuclear arsenals.

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Analysis and Commentary

Is It Time For A “490 B.C. Project”?

by Morgan E. Hunter, Williamson M. Evers, Victor Davis Hansonvia Independent Institute
Friday, September 25, 2020

When Americans knew classical history, they could reach beyond partisan differences by drawing on the shared roots of our civilization.

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Trump Scapegoats China, But Banks And Businesses Operating There Are The Real Thieves

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, September 25, 2020
China was America’s whipping boy again this week. President Donald Trump used his United Nations General Assembly speech to accuse and to threaten Beijing for its role in covering up the early stages of the pandemic. He said that the U.N. “must hold China accountable for their actions.”
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A Partial Defense Of Milton Friedman's 1970 NYT Essay

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Thursday, September 24, 2020
To understand my story, you first need to understand Friedman’s basic point. Here it is in a nutshell: Managers are employees of corporations. In the decisions they make with corporate resources, they should be responsible to the corporation.
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Dr. Scott Atlas Schools Media On Coronavirus Data

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Friday, September 25, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses and explains the scientific facts of COVID-19.
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H. R. McMaster On New Book, Biggest Threats

interview with H. R. McMastervia CBS
Friday, September 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses the upcoming presidential election as well as his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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Shelby Steele: Sound On: Economic Stimulus, SCOTUS Nominee, 2020 (38:31)

interview with Shelby Steelevia Bloomberg
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses the potential Supreme Court nominee as well as the racial and political divisions in the US.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our Experts And Our Elite Miss Out On Common Sense

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses hisNational Review article "Civilization Requires Collective Common Sense."

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John Yoo: The Cyberlaw Podcast: Dumpster Fire In Cyberspace

interview with John Yoovia Lawfare
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the TikTok and WeChat cases.
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Dr. Scott Atlas: ‘Distressed’ Dr. Birx Story Is A ‘Media Distraction’

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia MSN
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the rapid development of vaccines without cutting corners.

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H.R. McMaster On Trump, Trust And The Russian Threat

interview with H. R. McMastervia PBS
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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Raghuram Rajan: Need To Make Bank Boards More Responsible For Their Performance

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is set to burden the already burdened Indian banking system with more non-performing assets and what can be done.

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Lanhee Chen: Biden Is Most Progressive Major Presidential Candidate Since George McGovern

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses his CNNarticle "Biden may seem like centrist, but his platform is progressive."

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John Yoo: Conservatives Slam Media For 'Attacks' On Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Faith

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the attacks on the potential Supreme Court nominees based on their religious faith.
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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: How The Pandemic Could Lead To Smarter School Spending

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses Rick Hess’s and Brandon Wright's newly edited volume, Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck.

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H.R. McMaster: Trump's 'Unwise' Policy Choices 'Will Result In Greater Danger To Americans'

interview with H. R. McMastervia MSNBC
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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John Yoo: Now That Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Passed, Who Should Get The Coveted Seat?

interview with John Yoovia KTSA
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Now That Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Passed, Who Should Get The Coveted Seat?

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Gen. H.R. McMaster Upends Anti-Trump Insider Narrative

featuring H. R. McMastervia The Washington Times
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Anti-Trump forces expecting another insider’s tale on how awful the president is will be disappointed by retired Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.

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Philip Cross: The Sensible Approach To Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Financial Post
Thursday, September 24, 2020
With so much talk about green energy in the run-up to this week’s speech from the throne, it is timely to summarize Bjorn Lomborg’s sensible perspective on climate change policies, as detailed in his latest book, “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts The Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet.”
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New Hoover Institution Stories Feature The Battalion Artist

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In remembrance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to present a new series of HI Stories in the online exhibition, The Battalion Artist: A Sailor’s Journey Through the South Pacific.

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President Trump Says New FDA Standards On COVID Vaccine Are Politically Motivated

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia OANN
Thursday, September 24, 2020

President Trump has said the health of the American people is his primary concern when considering new FDA guidelines on a vaccine. On Wednesday, the President announced the White House may not approve tougher guidelines on the emergency use authorization of a coronavirus vaccine.

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Trump's Former National Security Adviser Says President's Refusal To Commit To Peaceful Transfer Of Power Is Disappointing

quoting H. R. McMastervia CNN Politics
Thursday, September 24, 2020

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster lamented Thursday the President's refusal to commit to providing a peaceful post-election transition of power on Thursday and dismissed the notion of potential military involvement.

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Bakersfield College Introduces Virtual Distinguished Speaker Series

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia 23ABC News
Thursday, September 24, 2020

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The third distinguished speaker in a series of six takes place on September 29 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Releases "Liberty-Minded" SCOTUS Short List

mentioning Clint Bolick, Edward Epsteinvia Reason
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Judge Willett, Eugene Volokh, Randy Barnett, and others make the cut.

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The TikTok Dumpster Fire

mentioning John Yoovia Reason
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

It's episode 329 of the Cyberlaw Podcast.

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Five Years At The Keyboard

mentioning Peter M. Robinson, Hoover Institutionvia Prince George Citizen
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

I do not watch televised news except on election night. For YouTube, I enjoy the Hoover Institution's Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, the Munk Debates, and The Mark Steyn Show, among others.

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EdNext Podcast: Identifying The Colleges That Successfully Recruit Low-Income Students With Caroline Hoxby

interview with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia EdNext Podcast
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 Hoover Institution fellow Caroline Hoxby discusses her latest research piece, “The Right Way to Capture College “Opportunity.”

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Richard Epstein: Rent Control Is A Curse Of The Administrative State (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "New York’s Self-Inflicted Housing Crunch."

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Richard Epstein: Rent Control Is A Curse Of The Administrative State (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "New York’s Self-Inflicted Housing Crunch."

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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam has published Let's Speak Tigrinya: A Multidimensional Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Tigrinya as a Foreign Language with with the National African Languages Resource Center (NALRC) Press at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.The textbook is the twenty-second African language volume to be published by the press, and is intended to be used in university language classes around the world.

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3 Ways The Pentagon Could Improve Cyber Intelligence

quoting Amy Zegartvia Fifth Domain
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The United States needs to expand its cyber intelligence authorities and capabilities to meet the Trump administration’s new cybersecurity strategy, according to top current and former government officials and academics.

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State Of The Union: Trump To Call For Unity As He Tries To Reboot Presidency

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Guardian
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Trump will tout economic strength and border security as he faces an audience with an unprecedented number of women.

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The Kavanaughing Of Neomi Rao

by Jeremy Carlvia The National Review
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Rao is an outstanding nominee who, like many other conservatives, is not being attacked for her faults, but for her virtues.

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Fireside Chat: Elizabeth Economy And Mary Kay Magistad On 'Made In China 2025'

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Asia Society
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy talks about the US-China relationship. 

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Larry Diamond: How Chinese Sharp Power Takes Aim At American Democracy

interview with Larry Diamondvia War on the Rocks
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond breaks down Beijing’s efforts to direct “sharp power” against democratic institutions in the United States. The key battleground appears to be American educational institutions and China’s main instrument is its United Front Work Department, a critical part of the Communist Party apparatus that aims to enlist, coerce, and induce support for the party around the world.

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