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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.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Iran: Contours Of Conflict

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

What comes next in the tensions between Washington and Tehran?


What Comes After Trump, Disruptor In Chief?

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, January 9, 2020

There is one view of President Trump on which you can find widespread agreement: He is the disruptor in chief. He disrupted the Republican Party to win the nomination, and, since his election, he has disrupted the conventional wisdom about everything from tariffs and free trade to international organizations and what he calls “endless wars.” 

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The Libertarian: Iran, War Powers, And The Constitution

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 9, 2020

How the evolution of war powers has muddled the constitutional balance between the White House and Congress.

Analysis and Commentary

Inconvenient Realities—2020 Edition

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

All universities say they value diversity in ideology and political points of view in addition to diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, etc. Maybe so, but good luck finding more than a handful of Republicans among faculty. Moreover, as older conservative, disproportionately male faculty members retire, they are being replaced with more leftist-leaning women and underrepresented minorities. Political diversity on campus is nothing more than a slogan. 

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Area 45: Abbas Milani On Post-Soleimani Iran

interview with Abbas Milanivia Area 45
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Now that terrorism architect Qassim Soleimani is gone what happens next with Iran?

InterviewsNational Security

Kiron Skinner: Former State Department Official On Iran: We Need Our Allies, ‘We Can’t Do This Alone’

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox Business
Friday, January 3, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses U.S. strategies toward Iran and Skinner encourages a maximum diplomacy campaign to gain support from allies.


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.