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Condoleezza Rice: We're Not Going To Abandon The Women Of Afghanistan

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice offers her insight into some key issues faced by the United States as it attempts to end the war in Afghanistan.

In the News

Condoleezza Rice Backs Trump In Cancelling Taliban Camp David Peace Deal Meeting: 'Whatever The Reason, It Was A Good Decision'

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Newsweek
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has come out in defense of President Donald Trump's dramatic u-turn on an imminent peace agreement with the Taliban, suggesting that the militant group had become overly confident during recent negotiations.

In the News

Mattis Says U.S. Needs ‘Boots On The Ground’ In Afghanistan

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Bloomberg
Monday, September 9, 2019

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said America needs to keep forces in Afghanistan for now to prevent terrorists including al-Qaeda from regrouping and posing a threat to the U.S.

Analysis and Commentary

Let’s Not Make A Deal With The Taliban

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, September 9, 2019

A minefield is ahead if we do.


James Mattis Says Trump Should "Verify, Then Trust" In Negotiations With Taliban

interview with General Jim Mattisvia CBS News
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jim Mattis said he supports efforts by the Trump administration to secure a diplomatic end to the 18-year conflict with Taliban militants in Afghanistan, but cautioned against a peace agreement that doesn't prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for terrorist groups determined to harm the US.


General James Mattis: Verify Then Trust Before Agreeing To Any Peace Deal With The Taliban In Afghanistan

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Fox News
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow James Mattis talks about his new book Call Sign Chaos: Learning To Lead. Mattis explores the life lessons he never forgot from his time in jail, why he chose to join the Marines, learning to delegate responsibility to lower ranking personal in the military, why he was not in agreement with the Obama Administration's decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, and much more.


Jim Mattis On Leadership And Staying Mum On Trump

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Amanpour (CNN International)
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow James Mattis discusses his latest book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Leadand his time as secretary of defense.

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Jim Mattis On Call Sign Chaos: Learning To Lead

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Call Sign Chaos is Jim Mattis’s memoir of his lifelong journey from marine recruit to four-star general and secretary of defense. It’s also the story of his quest to learn from every experience and pass on those lessons, so that future generations can plan better, lead better, and do and be better, thus creating a safer and more successful United States and world.

In the News

James Mattis Gives The Country A Warning

quoting General Jim Mattisvia National Review
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Making the click-through worthwhile: A warning from former secretary of defense James Mattis about what really threatens our country; House Democrats conclude that what the country really needs right now is high-profile hearings about the payments to Stormy Daniels; and Bill de Blasio loses interest in his day job.


Israel’s Good And Bad New Realities

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

New alliances with Arab nations are positive but unstable, and old enemies are most dangerous when in a weakened state.