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Area 45: Mark Tillman: Piloting Air Force One On 9/11

interview with Mark Tillmanvia Area 45
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Choices made securing President Bush on 9/11; and the new security, technology, and features in the next generation 747s.

Featured

Jim Mattis: Duty, Democracy And The Threat Of Tribalism

by General Jim Mattisvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

In late November 2016, I was enjoying Thanksgiving break in my hometown on the Columbia River in Washington state when I received an unexpected call from Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Would I meet with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss the job of secretary of defense?

Featured

Has The G-7 Outlived Its Usefulness?

by Lee Ohanianvia The Hill
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The conclusion of the G-7 economic summit was among the strangest in the group’s history. It produced no significant accomplishments, unless one counts President Trump signaling a willingness to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about Iran’s nuclear program, and chatter about possibly including Russia in next year’s G-7 meeting.

Interviews

Samuel Tadros: Arab Narratives On Zionism Are False

interview with Samuel Tadrosvia Arutz Sheva
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Samuel Tadros discusses the success of Israel.

In the News

Digital Authoritarianism Is On The Rise In The Middle East

quoting Larry Diamondvia The New Arab
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Months ago, despite clear evidence to the contrary, President Donald Trump claimed that "nobody has directly pointed a finger" at Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

EconomyFeatured

How A California Corporation Creates More Social Good Than Any Government

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

There is growing pressure on corporations to stop prioritizing profits and to act in “the best interest of society.” Elizabeth Warren started the ball rolling last year with the Accountable Capitalism Act. If passed, this would dramatically change corporate governance and decision making. Its requirements include that at least 40 percent of board directors be elected by employees and that corporate decisions create a “general public benefit” rather than narrowly benefiting shareholders.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The Remnant With Jonah Goldberg

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses how the West grew rich, the problems with contemporary historical scholarship, and other weighty issues.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 4)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 24, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson explores key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 4)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 24, 2019
(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson explores key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 3 Of 4)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 24, 2019
(Part 3) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson explores key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world.

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