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Analysis and Commentary

Rex Tillerson At Hoover

by David R. Hendersonvia Antiwar.com
Monday, January 22, 2018

On Wednesday morning last week, I, as a research fellow with the Hoover Institution, got to attend a speech by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It was followed by a Q&A session with former Secretary of State and my Hoover colleague Condoleezza Rice.

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From Sparta to Saddam

by Barry Strauss via Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Nations that abandon diplomacy enter a realm of violence and confusion.

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No Shortage of Quagmires

by Williamson Murrayvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Seizing the military initiative can lead to success, as history confirms, but only if the party that seizes the initiative is fully prepared to exploit it. Few are. 

In the News

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson To Speak At Stanford

featuring Condoleezza Rice, Hoover Institutionvia Palo Alto Online
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University on Wednesday morning. 

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Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson To Speak Wednesday Morning

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia SF Gate
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University on Wednesday morning.

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The Legacy Of Operation Desert Storm

by Mark Moyarvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

On January 16, 1991, President George H. W. Bush announced the start of armed hostilities with Iraq. Operation Desert Storm, as the Americans called the offensive, followed the five months of Operation Desert Shield, during which American and allied forces from around the world had sailed to the Persian Gulf to evict Iraqi forces from Kuwait.

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Two Forms Of Violent Extremism Pushing Democracies To War

quoting Larry Diamondvia Daily Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Last year tested Africa’s emerging democracies to the limits, but revealed their resilience. But democracy is everywhere haemorrhaging from two forms of violent extremism — one linked to international terrorism and the other to rising opposition authoritarianism — now turning Africa’s rapidly growing young generation into cannon-fodder in post-election disputes.

Analysis and Commentary

Both Sides--BDS And Israel's Government--Are Wrong On BDS

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, January 11, 2018

An appeal to basic principles of freedom explains why.

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Trump Threatens To Deal Another Blow To The Palestinian Cause

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 11, 2018

By cutting off hundreds of millions in American aid to the Palestinian Authority, the president could radically alter the Middle East.

In the News

Judy Asks: Is the EU Putting Stabilization Before Human Rights?

quoting Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Carnegie Europe
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

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