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Andrew Roberts: ‘We’re Lucky Churchill Was So Egotistical

featuring Andrew Robertsvia The Guardian
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Andrew Roberts is a historian and journalist. He is a visiting professor at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, and also has positions at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the Lehrman Institute at the New York Historical Society. His latest book, Leadership in War, looks at nine leaders from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, examining how they performed in conditions of war.
In the News

30 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, Right-wing Extremism Is On The Rise As The East Lags Behind

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia ABC News
Saturday, November 9, 2019
In the evening hours of Nov. 9, 1989 the world watched as East Berliners climbed over the wall for the first time, celebrating a newfound hope and freedom.

Richard Allen: Remember Ronald Reagan's First Visit To The Berlin Wall, 1978

interview with Richard V. Allenvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 8, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Richard Allen discusses Ronald Reagan's first visit to the Berlin Wall.
The Berlin Wall

Timothy Garton Ash: Witnesses To The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia Daily Local News
Friday, November 8, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash discusses the fall of the Berlin Wall.
In the News

The Berlin Wall’s Chinese Shadow

quoting Niall Ferguson, Timothy Garton Ashvia The Washington Post
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Even more than the commemoration marked a decade ago, the 30th anniversary this Saturday of the fall of the Berlin Wall feels like a reckoning. A full generation of people weren’t alive during the heady days of 1989, when the collapse of a literal and symbolic barrier preceded the implosion of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.
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The Big Winner In Ukraine Scandal? Russia — Just As It Always Wanted

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Vladimir Putin's nightmare is a prosperous, rule-of-law Ukraine integrated into the affluent West on Russia’s border. Such a Ukrainian success story would trace back to its popular revolution on Maidan Square in February 2004. Might Ukraine not give the Russian people ideas to do the same?