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Warship Visits To Taiwan Will Show China That The U.S. Holds The Winning Hand

by CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Washington Times
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Navy cruiser or destroyer symbolizes America's ideals and hard power.

Analysis and Commentary

Two Lessons From The Pensacola Murders

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

There are two lessons from the recent murders on the Pensacola base that are staring us in the face, one on gun control and one on an interventionist foreign policy.


Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Popping Point of Maximum Pressure."

Analysis and Commentary

Presidential Candidates Are Rarely Judged On Their Knowledge Of Foreign Policy

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Presidential candidates are rarely judged on their knowledge of foreign policy. They’re often governors or from states where engagement in world affairs is limited to the trade promotion of state products or produce. They’re both salespeople and promoters of their states’ workers, goods and environment, pitching their local and regional corporate interests in global markets.

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Trump's Foreign Policy

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson surveys President Trump’s foreign policy, focusing on China, Iran, and North Korea. Hanson argues that Trump’s recalibration of our policy towards these three nations has succeeded in placing maximum pressure on each to alter its policies. He warns, however, that as the pressure mounts, so does the prospect of dangerous provocations.

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The Libertarian: The China Quandary

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

How much can the U.S. do to protect human rights in China while still advancing our nation interests?


Trade Is The Single Biggest Drag On The Economy, Says Hoover’s Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses trade issues, the economy, and impeachment. Chen notes that trade is the biggest drag on the economy.

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Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Popping Point Of Maximum Pressure

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The U.S. is gaining momentum in our standoffs with China, Iran, and North Korea. So expect dangerous provocations.

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The New Cold War? It’s With China, And It Has Already Begun

by Niall Fergusonvia New York Times
Monday, December 2, 2019

Turning Point: The United States and China intensified their trade war in 2019, plunging global markets into uncertainty.

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Uncommon Knowledge and the Hoover Institution Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

interview with George P. Shultzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, December 2, 2019


The Hoover Institution Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.


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