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Washington's Defense Burden-Sharing Demands Must Consider Allies' Current Strategic Support

by Jim Hartnett, CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Asking allies to shoulder their fair share can damage some of our strongest relationships.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Israel And America: Parallel Success Stories

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

How Washington and Jerusalem have followed similar roads to policy success.

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The Classicist: Time To Leave The Middle East?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Would America be better off ignoring the region?

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Pacific Century: The Epidemic Hits

interview with Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Friday, January 31, 2020

The Coronavirus, Taiwan Elections, and the Trade Deal.

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Area 45: Richard Epstein: Do Cheaters Prosper?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Area 45
Friday, January 24, 2020

The balance of virtue and rules flaunting in modern society.

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Ex Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Speaks At Utah State University

quoting General Jim Mattis, Condoleezza Ricevia Cache Valley Daily
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Retired Marine Corps General Jim Mattis spoke to a large crowd at Utah State University Tuesday afternoon about his military service, his nearly-two year term as Secretary of Defense to President Donald Trump and about the importance of allies here and around the world.

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Law Talk With Epstein, Yoo & Senik #129: “The Bottle Episode”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Friday, January 17, 2020

The legality of the Iran strikes, an update on impeachment, whether DOJ can compel Apple to unlock phones, and the First Amendment implications of personalized license plates.

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“If You Don’t Read, You Can’t Lead”

by Peter M. Robinson interview with General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 20, 2020

Jim Mattis, warrior-scholar and Hoover fellow, on his new book, Call Sign Chaos.

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How to Win by Losing

by Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 20, 2020

The mullahs have their pride—and their reasons for pursuing nuclear status. America should seek careful, face-saving compromises.

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Tehran Won’t Disarm

by Josef Joffevia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 20, 2020

Iran’s strategic ambitions depend on its threat to get the bomb—or “almost a bomb.” The US won’t go to war to prevent this from happening, and Tehran knows it.

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