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Office Hours: Victor Davis Hanson On The Importance of NATO

by Victor Davis Hansonvia PolicyEd.org
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson responds to your questions related to the importance of NATO.

Office Hours

Office Hours: Kori Schake On Making Empty Threats In Foreign Policy

by Kori Schakevia PolicyEd.org
Friday, July 7, 2017

Hoover Institution Fellow Kori Schake responds to questions related to the making of empty threats in foreign policy.

Office Hours

Office Hours: Kori Schake On Defining Political End States

by Kori Schakevia PolicyEd.org
Friday, July 7, 2017

Hoover Institution Fellow Kori Schake explains what it means to clearly define a political end state in foreign policy.

Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Uncommon Knowledge
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Defending The Nation With Secretary Of Defense James Mattis

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 14, 2018

In his first televised interview in almost a year, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis sits down with Peter Robinson to discuss a wide range of issues facing the United States Armed Forces at home and across the globe.

Featured

From Russia With No Love Lost

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 11, 2018

Anti-Putin crusader Bill Browder on his disillusionment with Moscow’s leader and his tangles with the man behind the Trump dossier.

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Area 45: Iran Nuclear Deal – The Aftermath Of Withdrawing

interview with Abbas Milanivia Area 45
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Abbas Milani explains how the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal affects both the politics of Iran and the Middle East region.

In the News

“I’m Scared Of That World”

featuring Michael McFaulvia Slate
Thursday, May 10, 2018

A former U.S. ambassador to Russia on the disinformation campaign against him—and Russia’s increasingly sophisticated attacks on reality.

Intellections

Think Before You Act: Defining The Political End State

by General Jim Mattis, Kori Schakevia PolicyEd.org
Monday, October 17, 2016
When we decide we need to take military action, how do we make sure we do it right? Whether it’s fighting against ISIS in the Middle East, driving the Iraqis out of Kuwait, or confronting the Axis Powers in World War II, every military campaign should start with a very clear idea of how we want the situation to end – what we call a “clearly defined political end state.”
Intellections

No Empty Threats: Establishing Credibility In Foreign Affairs

by General Jim Mattis, Kenneth A. Schultzvia PolicyEd.org
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Often our words can replace the need for action in foreign affairs, but only if our allies and enemies believe what we say. Strength and diplomacy don’t happen without credibility. That comes from following through on what we’ll say do and never making empty threats.

In the News

U.S.- Russia Relations With Michael McFaul And William J. Burns

featuring Michael McFaulvia Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC)
Thursday, May 10, 2018

As U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, Michael McFaul had a front-row seat as the relationship began to unravel in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency six years ago. What went wrong? Could today’s tensions have been avoided? This event has reached capacity and registration has closed. Watch the livestream on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

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National Security & Law Task Force

 
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.