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Analysis and Commentary

Unfortunately, The American KKK’s Brand Of Hate Travels Well

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Film director Spike Lee’s most recent film about a black cop joining the Ku Klux Klan is a caustic reminder of America’s “original sin” of slavery and our raw, homegrown racism. The KKK is truly an American original, but it has not remained within U.S borders. No wall of ideas has corralled this toxic concept from jumping the Atlantic and infecting Europe, where the KKK has found a new home.

Analysis and Commentary

The ECB Should Choose An Italian To Supervise Banks

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Bloomberg Quint
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Melvyn Krauss is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and an emeritus professor of economics at New York University.


Amanpour: Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Amanpour (PBS)
Monday, August 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about Russia, Putin, and his book From Cold War to Hot Peace.

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In the News

US Navy Revives 2nd Fleet As Russians Patrol North Atlantic

quoting Admiral Gary Rougheadvia Fox News
Friday, August 24, 2018

The U.S. Navy formally re-established its 2nd Fleet on Friday, intensifying its focus on the North Atlantic Ocean where the Russian military is operating at a pace not seen since the end of the Cold War.


Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Origins of Our Second Civil War."


A Nuclear Option For Vladimir Putin

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Washington Times
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Back in April 2017, I wrote that “our politics has given (Vladimir) Putin the weapon to create a constitutional crisis.” At that time, pressure for a special counsel to investigate “collusion” between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin was reaching a fever pitch. President Trump’s media critics and opponents on both sides of the aisle would be gratified a month later by the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia’s Got The Gas And Is Ready To Set Fire To Our System Of Democracy

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Every morning I wake up to the smell of fresh brewed coffee from my Moscow-manufactured coffeemaker and commute in my Russian car while making hands-free calls on my latest Siberian smartphone.

Analysis and Commentary

The Bombs Of August

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 23, 2018

It’s easy in retrospect to fault Truman’s decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan, but he had only worse options at his disposal.

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Did Germany Win The 100-Year War?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, August 23, 2018

The country has gradually reassumed its historic continental influence.

Analysis and Commentary

Europe’s White-Knuckle Ride From Defeat To Prosperity And Crisis

by Josef Joffevia Financial Times
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

[Subscription required] Ian Kershaw’s new book offers an expert and meticulous look at the events that shaped the continent as it embarks on a new chapter in history.