There has been no more critical time in US-Sino relations since 1949. Michael Auslin’s latest book, Asia’s New Geopolitics, prepares us for what we need to know and explores the breadth of geopolitical dangers that will inform and educate the future of the Indo Pacific. Watch the book's launch event "Competition for Dominance" recorded on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 1 p.m. PDT.
Since the election of President Tsai Ing-wen in 2016, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has ramped up efforts to divide Taiwanese society, erode its democratic institutions and create conditions favorable to “peaceful unification.” Following Tsai's landslide re-election this past January, observers were expecting that CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping would continue such efforts against Taiwan. When the COVID-19 outbreak hit the PRC in late December 2019, it seemed that contentious cross-Strait politics would be temporarily set aside. But were they?
Bloomberg View columnist Lanhee Chen discusses the status of immigration reform following the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and how it plays into midterm elections and the 2016 presidential campaign. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”
Hoover research fellow Russell Roberts discusses the housing market on Wall Street Journal Live. Topics include mortgage loans for “underserved” borrowers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, home ownership, and the relationship between housing and the economic recovery.
Hoover research fellow Russell Roberts discusses House of Cards on Wall Street Journal Live. Topics include why Frank Underwood, the main character, is a Democrat, political parties and the moral high ground, and the Republican Party’s image.