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GoodFellows: Viewer Mail—Ukraine Edition

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMastervia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

This week’s episode is devoted to audience questions—viewers and listeners from over two dozen nations and five continents asking Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane for their thoughts on the war in Ukraine, America’s future involvement in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, China’s plans for Taiwan, plus the impact of Russia’s acts of aggression on oil prices and global economics.

GoodFellows: Yes or No Fly Zone: Congressman Mike Gallagher on Ukraine Policy and Politics

interview with Mike Gallagher, John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Have “false flags” given way to false hope in Ukraine? Despite the images of bold resistance, will Russian military setbacks eventually lead to a bad outcome for the citizens of that nation? Rep. Mike Gallagher, a member of the Armed Services and Intelligence committees, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane to discuss the latest news in Eastern Europe, US strategic choices, the war’s economic ramifications, plus China’s short-term (peacemaker?) and long-term (absorb Taiwan) aspirations.

International Women's Day @ The Hoover Institution | Notes From The U.S. State Department

interview with Katharine M. R. Beamer, Jendayi Frazer, Condoleezza Rice, Kiron K. Skinner, Jacquelyn Schneidervia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

To celebrate International Women’s Day, please join us for a conversation with Katharine BeamerJendayi FrazerCondoleezza Rice, and Kiron Skinner on March 8 from 3:00 - 4:30PM PT. Moderated by Jacquelyn Schneider, the group will discuss their experiences when working at the State Department and their roles in affecting change in America’s foreign policy through diplomacy and advocacy on the national and global stage. We celebrate the women who increasingly influence and shape the priorities, rules, and assessments of U.S. foreign policymaking.

Hoover Book Club: Tim Kane on The Immigrant Superpower

interview with Timothy Kane, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, March 8, 2022


A discussion with Tim Kane on his latest book, The Immigrant Superpower moderated by Bill Whalen on Tuesday, March 8 at 10AM PT/1:00PM ET.

GoodFellows: Vlad the Impaled?

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Friday, March 4, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine produces a ripple effect across the globe militarily, diplomatically, and economically. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss a vaunted Russian war machine that’s seemingly slipped a cog, an altered geopolitical landscape, plus the effectiveness of economic sanctions in ending both Russia’s presence in Ukraine and Vladimir Putin’s tsarist ambitions.

GoodFellows: “One Pill Can Kill”

interview with John H. Cochrane, Bill Whalen, H.R. McMaster, Barrye Pricevia Fellow Talks
Monday, February 28, 2022

Drug overdoses kill more Americans annually than vehicle crashes and gun deaths combined, with the intake of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl rampant across social and economic lines. Retired army major General Barrye Price, president and CEO of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, joins Hoover senior fellows H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane to discuss how the US can kick its drug habit, plus a few thoughts on Critical Race Theory and better avenues to equality of opportunity as the nation celebrates Black History Month.

Spies, Lies, And Algorithms: A Conversation With Amy Zegart And Condoleezza Rice

interview with Amy Zegart, Condoleezza Ricevia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The Hoover Institution hosts Spies, Lies, and Algorithms on Tuesday, February 22 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PT.

GoodFellows: Free-Speech Archipelago

interview with Bari Weiss, John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMastervia Fellow Talks
Saturday, February 19, 2022

How to navigate the shoals of cancel culture when the p.c. mob comes your way? Bari Weiss, proprietor of the Common Sense newsletter and “Honestly” podcast, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane to discuss Joe Rogan’s Spotify drama and Substack’s role as journalistic haven, plus her belief that COVID restrictions constitute a “catastrophic and moral crime” upon the younger generation.

GoodFellows: Black Swans & Pink Flamingos

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H.R. McMaster, Amy Zegartvia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

As opposed to the fictional exploits of James Bond and Jason Bourne, what are the realities of modern-day intelligence-gathering—and how does the US compete in a new age of cyber-espionage? Amy Zegart, the Hoover Institution’s Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow and author of the newly released Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H .R. McMaster, and John Cochrane for a closer look at intelligence gathering, national security, and geopolitics.

Hoover Book Club: Amy B. Zegart On "Spies, Lies, And Algorithms"

interview with Amy Zegartvia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

A discussion with Amy B. Zegart on her latest book, Spies, Lies, and Algorithms moderated by Bill Whalen on Tuesday, February 1st at 10AM PT/1:00PM ET.


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