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Uncommon Knowledge In Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around The World

interview with José María Aznar, Felipe Calderón, Nick Clegg, Stephen Harper, Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Building an Alliance of Democracies.


Lanhee Chen: Obama Sounds Off On Politicians In Speech

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox Business
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses former President Obama’s comments in a speech in South Africa.

In the News

Disrupting The Africa Narrative

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The New Times
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Growing up in Kigali, I used to admire a young man who carried on his shoulders another young man with Lymphedema, a disability of swollen legs. They dwelt around downtown Kigali, begging. The entire time I’d thought the fit young man had sacrificed his life to support the one with disability to make a living, I was wrong! The real beggar, as my aunt explained to me, was the fit young man.


America Has A Lot To Learn From South Africa

by Jim Hoaglandvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at 81 brings a timely if grim reminder of the human costs of white- nationalist rule and intolerance inflicted on South Africa in the 20th century — a reminder that may be particularly useful for Americans right now.

Analysis and Commentary

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Really Poor, Part Two

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. (Click on link) The map reveals that Sub-Saharan Africa encompasses the most corrupt countries of any region or continent in the world.

Analysis and Commentary

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Really Really Poor

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

President Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to take an extended trip to Africa in March 2018. Perhaps the purpose of his trip is to sooth the hurt feelings and anger of African leaders over the unsavory remarks President Trump allegedly made about African countries in discussing U.S. immigration policy.

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Niall Ferguson’s “The Square and the Tower”

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 25, 2018

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Raghuram Rajan Bats For Steady Monetary Policy Tightening To Avoid Asset Price Shock

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the steady rollback of the accommodative monetary policy by global central banks amid robust economic growth.

Analysis and Commentary

How To Grade Trump’s National Security Strategy On A Curve

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

[Registration Required] Strategizing for this president isn’t easy. But that excuse only gets you so far.


Kiron Skinner: 'America First' Has Not Been Abandoned

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia America's News HQ (Fox News)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner notes that President Trump's national security strategy still shares good ideas with the world, but puts America first.