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Interviews

Doug Rivers: Republicans Struggle To Criticize Trump

interview with Douglas Riversvia WBUR
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Doug Rivers weighs in on how Republicans have struggled with whether or not to criticize the more controversial actions of President Trump and his administration. River's notes that the president's handling of the Russia meeting in Helsinki has been a real test for them.

Interviews

CAALive! Interview With Ambassador Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia CAALive!
Friday, July 20, 2018

Hoover Institution Michael McFaul talks to Senator Jim Rosapepe about Putin, Russia, and US relations.

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Interviews

John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture With Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Council on Foreign Relations
Friday, May 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul provides an insider’s perspective on Russia during his time as US ambassador, including his analysis of Russia’s foreign policy from the end of the cold war to the presidency of Vladimir Putin and the future of US-Russia relations.

Analysis and Commentary

The Double Meaning Of Helsinki

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, July 23, 2018

I have many friends who hate Donald Trump. Most are liberal academic types who hate him the way their parents or grandparents once hated Richard Nixon. Their hate is tempered by the fact that Trump is not currently bombing or invading a foreign country. Remember, it was the anti-Vietnam movement that elevated hating Nixon above the realm of party politics.

Analysis and Commentary

We Are Behaving Like A Silly People

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Monday, July 23, 2018

The hysterical reactions to Donald Trump’s comments in Helsinki show how we are becoming what David Lean’s T.E. Lawrence called the Arabs: “a little people, a silly people.” The difference is, we are the richest, most powerful, freest people in the history of the world, yet like children we are obsessing over words rather than paying attention to meaningful deeds.

In the News

Ex-Russia Ambassador: Time For Trump To 'Understand Putin’s Tactics And Reject Them'

quoting Michael McFaulvia The Hill
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Michael McFaul, a former U.S. ambassador to Russia, on Sunday urged President Trump and other world leaders to "reject" Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to spread disinformation about his critics.

Michael McFaul gives the Class Day lecture to the Stanford class of 2007
In the News

Stanford Professor Among Intelligence Officials Vladimir Putin Wanted To Question

quoting Michael McFaul, Robert Servicevia KTVU
Thursday, July 19, 2018

A Stanford professor is at the center of a fallout following comments from Monday's Helsinki Summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian authorities named Michael McFaul as one of several American intelligence officials they want to want to question.

In the News

Who Is Michael Mcfaul, The Ex-U.S. Envoy Drawn Into The Center Of Another Trump-Russia Flap?

featuring Michael McFaulvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, July 19, 2018

McFaul’s two-year tenure as ambassador ended in 2014. But the 54-year-old ex-envoy, now an academic at Stanford University, got a jolting reminder this week that the Russian president hasn’t forgotten him — far from it.

In the News

Ex-Ambassador Thanks Senate For Resolution Against Trump Handing Over Officials

quoting Michael McFaulvia The Hill
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Former Ambassador Michael McFaul, who represented the U.S. in Russia under the Obama administration, thanked the Senate on Thursday after its members passed a resolution warning President Trump against handing former U.S. officials over to foreign countries for questioning.

In the News

Interrogation Off: White House Backs Off Allowing Russians To Question Hoover Fellow

featuring Michael McFaulvia The Mercury News
Thursday, July 19, 2018

A former U.S. diplomat and fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution on Wednesday found himself at the center of the latest outrage over President Donald Trump’s summit with Russia’s Vladamir Putin.

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