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Decades Of Being Wrong About China Should Teach Us Something

by Amy Zegart quoting Michael Spencevia The Atlantic
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Thirty years ago this week, I watched the news from Beijing and started shredding my bedding. It was the night before my college graduation, I had been studying Chinese politics, and news had broken that college students just like us had been gunned down in Tiananmen Square after weeks of peaceful and exhilarating democracy protests—carried on international TV. In the iconic square where Mao Zedong had proclaimed the People’s Republic decades before, bespectacled students from China’s best universities had camped out, putting up posters with slogans of freedom in Chinese and English. A “goddess of democracy” figure modeled after the Statue of Liberty embodied their hopes—and ours—for political liberation in China.


Victor Davis Hanson On China

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hillsdale College
Friday, June 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses China.

Analysis and Commentary

Americans Are Real Victims Of Our Trade War With Mexico And China

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, June 7, 2019

America has declared war on China and Mexico, but it is a new style of warfare. Or at least it seems so. With the latest volley of levied and threatened tariffs on Chinese and Mexican exports, POTUS has thrust the U.S. into a new phase of economic warfare against both competitors and friends.

In the News

Could Tiananmen Square Happen Today?

mentioning Michael R. Auslinvia NewsMax
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Thirty years after the massacre of Tiananmen Square, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is at its weakest state, despite appearances it is stronger than ever, according to Claremont McKenna professor Minxin Pei.

Michael Auslin On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses his Foreign Policy magazine article "China’s Complacent Generation."


Greece Finds New Footing As A Player On The World Stage

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

After Greece temporarily hosted a pair of U.S. military drones, Greek Defense Minister Panagiotis Kammenos said last fall that, “It’s very important for Greece that the United States deploy military assets in Greece on a more permanent base.”

In the News

Russia's Ability To Manipulate Twitter? It's Far Worse Than We Previously Thought

quoting Michael McFaulvia Salon
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A new report reveals that Russia's ability to manipulate Twitter before and during the 2016 presidential election is far worse than previously thought.

In the News

Are US Households Losing The Trade War?

quoting Robert E. Hallvia Chicago Booth Review
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Over the course of 2018, the Trump administration imposed tariffs on approximately $283 billion of US imports, with rates ranging between 10 percent and 50 percent. In response, US trading partners, especially China, retaliated with tariffs averaging 16 percent on approximately $121 billion of US exports.

In the News

Japan Forward Launches Japanese Page, Holds Forum On 2nd Anniversary

mentioning Toshio Nishivia Japan Forward
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

JAPAN Forward, the news and opinion website showing “the real Japan” to the world, celebrated its second anniversary on Saturday, June 1, with the launch of its Japanese homepage. This is the first time that most of its original articles in English will be available in the Japanese language.


David Mulford On India, China, And Economic Trends

interview with David C. Mulfordvia The Federalist
Monday, June 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Mulford weighs in on populism in Indian elections, major concerns over relations with China, Brexit, and his time as US Ambassador to India as it emerged as an economic power.