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Panama: Perspectives On Economic Development, Trade, Organized Crime, And The Immigration Crises

via Hoover Podcasts
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and former Panama Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado discuss Panama-US relations, factors affecting Western Hemisphere security and prosperity, and implications for Panamanian and U.S. policy. 

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Ancestors: Where do we come from and why do we care?

via Hoover Podcasts
Monday, May 10, 2021

How did ancestry come to play such a critical role in defining status, and what are the implications of this history for the politics of lineage in the genomic age?

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GoodFellows: Stirring the Melting Pot

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Reihan Salamvia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

For decades, America has struggled to make sense of whom to allow legally into the nation, whether to create pathways to citizenship for those who have slipped across the border illegally, and how to maintain the ideal of a welcoming society. Reihan Salam, president of the Manhattan Institute and author of 2018’s Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane to discuss the present crisis at the southern border and what a 21st-century version of immigration reform should resemble.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: An Immigration War Without End

interview with Clint Bolick, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Why immigration reform remains elusive and what fixes are most sensible.

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The United States, Colombia, And Prospects For Western Hemisphere Security And Prosperity In The Post-Covid Era

interview with Juan Manuel Santosvia Hoover Podcasts
Wednesday, March 17, 2021


H.R. McMaster in conversation with Juan Manuel Santos, former President and Minister of National Defense (of Colombia), on Wednesday, March 17 at 9:00am PT.

In the News

Trump Is Gone, But Democracy Is In Trouble

quoting Larry Diamondvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A new report reveals that democratic governments are in retreat around the globe.

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Libertarian: “Libertarians Against Open Borders?”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Why America needs a welcoming immigration system…that stops short of taking all comers.


Elizabeth Economy And Claudia Trevisan On China's Influence In Latin America

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses China’s influence across Latin America.

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Historical Progression of Cyber Strategy

interview with Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., Michael Warner, Emily Goldman, Jacquelyn Schneidervia Hoover Podcasts
Friday, February 12, 2021

The Hoover Institution hosted a cyber chat session on February 12, which focuses on the Historical Progression of Cyber Strategy and looks at how US defense cyber strategy has evolved over the last ten years and what paradigms might guide future strategy.

Cyber and Information Technology

Articles On: TripAdvisor, Program Targets Xinjiang’s Muslim, Huawei, Twitter, and Anti-China Tech Alliances

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 13, 2020

The Chinese Communist Party seeks to control information technology as a means to shape and censor the communications and opinions of its own people, as well as the communications of individuals beyond China's borders.