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Chinese Views on the Singapore Summit Between Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-un

by Michael D. Swainevia China Leadership Monitor
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Chinese observers generally view the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a positive step towards denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

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How To Fix The Intelligence Community

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia PJ Media
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson, as he so often does, gives us an excellent and concise bird’s-eye view of where we stand with the intelligence community.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Democrats, Republicans Continue Back And Forth On Border Wall Funding

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia FOX
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Trump’s threat to shutdown the government if there is not a solution to border security and border wall funding.
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Michael McFaul: A Former U.S. Ambassador Is Back In Putin’s Crosshairs

interview with Michael McFaulvia WNYC Studios
Friday, July 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul notes that Putin’s increasingly assertive behavior—and Trump’s reverential attitude towards Putin—has him concerned for his safety.

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What Is Election ‘Meddling’ And When Did Everyone Start Using That Term?

quoting Michael McFaulvia Lawfare
Monday, July 30, 2018

The answer turns out to be amusing: The word “meddling” in this context entered the American lexicon because of a rare partnership between an unlikely duo: Russian President Vladimir Putin and former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul—a man Putin now famously wants to interrogate.

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Auslin Tapped As Royal Historical Society Fellow

Monday, July 30, 2018
Stanford

Michael Auslin was recently elected as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

The honor recognizes Auslin for his original contributions to historical scholarship. The inaugural Williams-Griffis Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution, Auslin specializes in global risk analysis, U.S. security and foreign policy strategy, and security and political relations in Asia.

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Area 45: The Enigmatic Russian President

interview with Robert Servicevia Area 45
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

From Russia . . . With Love?

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US, Australian Officials Tout Cooperation On North Korea

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The Seattle Times
Monday, July 23, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis and top Australian officials on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons and touted the strong relationship between the two countries as they ended two days of meetings.

Interviews

Markos Kounalakis: World Affairs

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Friday, July 20, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis discusses how the US can protect itself in the age of cyberweapons.
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Putin’s False Equivalency

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, July 19, 2018

We are in dangerous times. Amid the hysteria over the Russian summit, the Mueller collusion probe, nonstop unsupported allegations and rumors, the Strzok and Page testimonies, the ongoing congressional investigations into improper CIA and FBI behavior, and a completely unhinged media, there is a growing crisis of rising tensions between two superpowers that together possess a combined arsenal of 3,000 instantly deployable nuclear weapons and another 10,000 in storage.

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The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.