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Victor Davis Hanson: Trump's Adamant Foreign Policy With Bad Actors PRC, Iran, Russia And North Korea

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about his National Review article "Trump’s Reactive Engagement."

Analysis and Commentary

There’s Nothing Like Using Cheap Russian Oil And An Iron Fist To Stay In Office

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 23, 2020

All-star authoritarians are a ruble a dozen in Russia these days. Vladimir Putin leads the pack, of course, but there are plenty of local and regional tough guys running their neighborhoods and governments like mob bosses. Many of them are direct offshoots of Putin’s United Russia party, some are even worse.

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George P. Shultz: Learning From Experience | Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing

interview with George P. Shultzvia Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

George P. Shultz Discusses Learning From Experience


Stephen Kotkin: Did Putin Get The Origins Of World War II Right?

interview with Stephen Kotkinvia National Interest
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Stephen Kotkin weighs in on the validity of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s depiction of the diplomacy in the 1930s leading up to the second world war.


Still Standing

by Stephen Kotkinvia Times Literary Supplement
Friday, July 10, 2020
Cemeteries are full of presidents for life. Whistling past the graveyard last week, Vladimir Putin forced through a plebiscite to zero out the constitutional limits on his rule.
Analysis and Commentary

China, Russia Aren’t Putting Plans To Exploit Antarctica’s Resources On Ice

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 9, 2020

New York continues to slowly open up after being the nation’s hottest of COVID-19 hotspots while the incidence in Brazil spikes, and cases explode in Latin America and South Asia. There is one place, however, that has been far from infections and safe from the need for serology testing: Antarctica.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Would Do Anything For Putin. No Wonder He’s Ignoring The Russian Bounties.

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Russia’s pattern of hostility matches Trump’s pattern of accommodation.


Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, June 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Putin's best-laid plans for lifetime rule."

Analysis and Commentary

The US Could Learn From How Eastern Europe Treats Its Soviet Oppressors’ Statues

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, June 26, 2020

Statues and monuments — from Columbus to Confederates, presidents to priests — are heatedly being removed, defaced or destroyed. Police actions and popular protests have rekindled debates over American history that can be informed by how other countries have managed their tortured pasts and controversial memorials.


Putin's Best-laid Plans For Lifetime Rule

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Friday, June 26, 2020
Vladimir Putin cannot afford to be an ex-president. Any successor will blame him for all that is wrong in Russia. There would be a mad dash to recoup (divide) his billions stashed offshore. He might even face international courts on charges of state murder.