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Former Top CIA Official Warns That U.S. Intel Faces "Moment Of Reckoning" After 2016 Failure

quoting Amy Zegartvia CBS News
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The U.S. intelligence community's failure to grasp the magnitude of the social media influence campaign Russia waged ahead of the 2016 presidential election may be one harbinger of a larger and more complex set of challenges its agencies will face, according to a new essay co-authored by former CIA deputy director Michael Morell.

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Steve Bannon Declares War On China

quoting Stephen Kotkinvia The American Conservative
Friday, April 12, 2019
Despite its dispiritingly anti-intellectual president, the Trump era has paradoxically been the Age of the Think Tank.
Michael McFaul gives the Class Day lecture to the Stanford class of 2007
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Ex-Ambassador To Russia Comes To Carroll College

featuring Michael McFaulvia KPVI
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Michael McFaul, the former American ambassador to Russia appointed by President Barack Obama, appeared at Carroll College on Thursday afternoon to answer questions from students.
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China Should Fear This Killer Combo: The U.S. Marines And F-35s

quoting H. R. McMastervia National Interest
Thursday, April 11, 2019

The U.S. Marine Corps is practicing a new method of speeding firepower across a war zone. And that could have big implications for America's military strategy in the western Pacific. And the F-35 could help.

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The Threat Of Nuclear War Is Still With Us

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Sam Nunnvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

[Subscription Required] The U.S., its allies and Russia are caught in a dangerous policy paralysis that could lead—most likely by mistake or miscalculation—to a military confrontation and potentially the use of nuclear weapons for the first time in nearly 74 years.

 

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Pacific Century: China Challenges Japan And Taiwan

interview with Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Friday, April 5, 2019

China Flexes Its Muscles; Will President Trump Respond?

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The Pacific Century: Niall Ferguson On The Coming Cold War With China

interview with Michael R. Auslin, Niall Ferguson, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Hoover fellow and historian Niall Ferguson on China, Trump, and Trade.

Interviews

Michael Auslin - Is North Korea Likely To Denuclearize Or Are They Just Stringing America Along?

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses North Korea and whether they will denuclearize.

In the News

“From Cold War To Hot Peace: An Ambassador In Putin’s Russia,” A Book Talk For Educators By Ambassador Michael Mcfaul

featuring Michael McFaulvia Stanford Program On International And Cross-Cultural Education
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ambassador McFaul has described From Cold War to Hot Peace as “three books in one.”
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The History Of Nuclear Warfare And The Future Of Nuclear Energy

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 15, 2019

The first atomic strike in 1945 changed the world forever.

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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.