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Rearming Of The World With Lethal Weaponry

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Express Tribune
Monday, February 11, 2019
During his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump had begun to suggest that his immediate predecessor, Barack Obama, had starved the country’s defense establishment of the resources it needed to bring in more people into uniform, give them training to operate in all kinds of situations, and provide them with the equipment they needed to deal with all kinds of emergencies.
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Former Partner Of Maria Butina, NRA-Linked Russian Agent, Indicted

quoting Michael McFaulvia Salon
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Paul Erickson, the Republican operative best known for his romantic relationship with convicted Russian agent Maria Butina, has been indicted on unrelated charges.
Victor Davis Hanson 2019 Pasadena
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Victor Davis Hanson: What’s New and What’s Not in Trump’s Foreign Policy

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Case for Trump’s Foreign Policy.

George W. Bush

George W. Bush

with George W. Bushvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

This week on Uncommon Knowledge President George W. Bush discusses postpresidential life and his work at the Bush Institute. (1:03:21)
“I believe we are a blessed nation; that is, therefore, we have a sense of responsibility to the extent we can to help others. In this case there was a pandemic destroying an entire generation of people. And I didn’t see how I could be president of a powerful, the most powerful, and the richest nation and not lend our support to saving lives. It would have been unconscionable not to act. So I thought it was in our moral interest to act. I also knew it was in our national security interest to act.”

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Herbert Lin: Doomsday Clock 2019: Lin Explains How Cyber-Enabled Information Warfare Risks Humanity

with Herbert Linvia Global News
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin talks about the danger of the cyber-enabled information warfare that breeds rage and fantasy that replaces logic and truth, where online tools target and exploit humans’ thinking, and undermines our ability to deal constructively with the perils facing the world like climate change and nuclear weapons.
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New World Order, We Hardly Knew Ye

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

President Trump didn’t kill the postwar order. He just buried the corpse.

The U.S. Army In The Iraq War – Volume 1: Invasion – Insurgency – Civil War, 2003-2006

by Colonel Joel Rayburn
Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Iraq War has been the costliest U.S. conflict since the Vietnam War. To date, few official studies have been conducted to review what happened, why it happened, and what lessons should be drawn.

Interviews

Adam White: The Democratic Judicial Storm To Block Donald Trump's Border

interview with Adam J. Whitevia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the court's possible involvement concerning the lawfulness of the funding for the border wall.

In the News

Russia's Seizure Of Ukrainian Ships, Sailors Brings Muted U.S. Response

quoting Michael McFaulvia NBC News
Thursday, January 10, 2019
When Russian ships attacked and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in November, the incident unleashed a flurry of international condemnation, but spurred little real-world support for the would-be NATO and E.U. member.
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China Gets Its Message To Americans But Doesn’t Want To Reciprocate

by Orville Schell, Larry Diamondvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, December 21, 2018

[Subscription Required] President Donald Trump insists that China has been ripping off America for decades, but even if the two countries manage to negotiate—and honor—new terms for trade, basic reciprocity will still be sorely lacking elsewhere in the relationship and will continue to create tensions.

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