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Analysis and CommentaryNational Security

The Israel–U.S. Model Has Been A Resounding Success

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 23, 2020

There are many similarities between policies implemented by the two countries.

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Trailer: Economics, Applied

by Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphyvia Economics, Applied
Monday, February 24, 2020

Steven Davis here. Kevin Murphy and I are launching a new podcast called “Economics, Applied.”

Analysis and Commentary

Breaking Out Of The Democratic Slump

by Larry Diamondvia Journal of Democracy
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Since 2006, democracy in the world has been trending downward. A number of liberal democracies are becoming less liberal, and authoritarian regimes are developing more repressive tendencies. Democracies are dying at the hands of elected authoritarian populists who neuter or take over the institutions meant to constrain them. Changes in the international environment, as well as technological developments and growing inequality, have contributed to this democratic slump. 

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The Classicist: The Trump Advantage

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Why the president’s chances for reelection are better than you think.

Analysis and CommentaryNational Security

Beware The Fool’s Gold Of Diplomacy

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Negotiation only gives the Mullahs time.

In the News

Killing Of Top Iranian Military Commander Leads To Intense Fallout

quoting John Yoovia University Times (California State University – Los Angeles)
Monday, January 20, 2020

A condensed recap of the latest chapter in the Iran-U.S. conflict.


A Troubled Transition: Emerging Nuclear Forces in India and Pakistan

by Ashley J. Tellisvia Governance In An Emerging New World
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The competitive and often antagonistic relationships between China and India and between India and Pakistan have deep historical roots that predate their possession of nuclear weaponry. The Indo-Pakistani rivalry dates back to 1947 when both emerged as newly independent states from the erstwhile British Raj in the Indian subcontinent.[i]

In the News

Trump’s Sanctions On Iran Are Working

quoting Abbas Milanivia Yahoo Finance
Friday, January 17, 2020

President Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions is having a big impact on the Iranian government, according to an Iranian expert. Stanford University’s Abbas Milani said the president's move hit Iran hard.

InterviewsNational Security

Abbas Milani: The Economy Is The Iran Regime’s ‘Most Serious Problem’

interview with Abbas Milanivia Fox Business
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses tensions between the US and Iran as well as civil unrest in Iran.

InterviewsNational Security

Iranian Expert Abbas Milani Believes Iranian Sanctions Are Working

interview with Abbas Milanivia Fox Business
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani notes that President Trump's sanctions are working and even more need to be enacted.