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Analysis and Commentary

Turkey’s New Mosque A Monument To Western Decline

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Monday, July 13, 2020

We may think we’re exhibiting high-minded principles, but our enemies know the score.


Still Standing

by Stephen Kotkinvia Times Literary Supplement
Friday, July 10, 2020
Cemeteries are full of presidents for life. Whistling past the graveyard last week, Vladimir Putin forced through a plebiscite to zero out the constitutional limits on his rule.

Richard Epstein: What About Reparations To Japanese-Americans? What About Reparations To Holocaust Survivors?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Black Reparations Parsed."

Analysis and Commentary

China, Russia Aren’t Putting Plans To Exploit Antarctica’s Resources On Ice

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 9, 2020

New York continues to slowly open up after being the nation’s hottest of COVID-19 hotspots while the incidence in Brazil spikes, and cases explode in Latin America and South Asia. There is one place, however, that has been far from infections and safe from the need for serology testing: Antarctica.

In the News

U.K. Pumps Billions Into Its Ailing Economy To Keep Crisis At Bay

quoting Michael Spencevia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The U.K. government announced up to $38 billion in fresh stimulus measures intended to boost the country’s economy as it exits lockdown, a path that is also being considered by other rich nations as they seek to prevent the economic shock of the pandemic from snowballing into a multiyear slowdown that could leave deep scars on their societies, businesses and economies.

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Shelby Steele: Race In America | Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing

interview with Shelby Steelevia Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Shelby Steele Talks About Race In America.

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David Satter's Russia

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, July 2, 2020

A review of 'Never Speak to Strangers and Other Writing from Russia and the Soviet Union'

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Would Do Anything For Putin. No Wonder He’s Ignoring The Russian Bounties.

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Russia’s pattern of hostility matches Trump’s pattern of accommodation.

In the News

Nine Leadership Lessons From Churchill And Bonaparte

cited Andrew Robertsvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Like most of you, I have had to mix up my routine personally and professionally during the pandemic. One escape I have found worthy has been reading epic biographies of two of the most famous leaders in our history: Winston Churchill and Napoleon Bonaparte.


Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, June 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Putin's best-laid plans for lifetime rule."