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Michael McFaul, A Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia, Speaks Out

interview with Michael McFaulvia KERA Think
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the current state of US-Russia relations as well as his book From Cold War to Hot Peace.


Michael McFaul: When The President Takes Putin's Side Over Yours (8:07)

interview with Michael McFaulvia Slate
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about how he ended up in Putin's sights, Trump not confronting Putin, how the Kremlin abuses Interpol, and more.


The Trade War To End All Trade Wars Will End In Economic Carnage

by John H. Cochrane via The Hill
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

One hundred and four years ago this August, the war to end all wars broke out. It was a war that nobody wanted. The world stumbled in to it almost by accident and then could not get out.


Lee Ohanian On Armstrong And Getty Discussing Trade

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Armstrong and Getty
Saturday, July 28, 2018

(1:01) Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses the trade talks between the US and the European Union, renegotiating NAFTA, and what to do with China on trade.

Michael Auslin 2018

Auslin Tapped As Royal Historical Society Fellow

Monday, July 30, 2018

Michael Auslin was recently elected as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

The honor recognizes Auslin for his original contributions to historical scholarship. The inaugural Williams-Griffis Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution, Auslin specializes in global risk analysis, U.S. security and foreign policy strategy, and security and political relations in Asia.

Analysis and Commentary

Alberto Alesina On Immigration And Redistribution

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 30, 2018

Alberto Alesina of Harvard University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how people in the US and five European countries perceive the population and characteristics of legal immigrants.

In the News

John Brennan

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Eurasia Review
Sunday, July 29, 2018

In a previously published article in December 2016 I detailed the disastrous tenure of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan and his quest to appease President Obama, John Kerry and Obama’s former national security apparatus by pushing for the Iran nuclear deal.


Putin Wanted To Interrogate Me. Trump Called It ‘An Incredible Offer.’ Why?

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Friday, July 27, 2018

I thought I was done worrying about Vladimir Putin. I left Moscow in 2014 as the departing U.S. ambassador, after Putin spent my two-year stint deploying state-controlled media outlets and their surrogates to propagate disinformation about me.

In the News

Helsinki Fallout

featuring Michael McFaulvia The New Yorker
Friday, July 27, 2018

Vladimir Putin would like the U.S. to turn over the former Ambassador Michael McFaul for interrogation in Russia. The White House has refused, for now, but McFaul is concerned for his safety.


Michael McFaul: Trump Admin Russia Policy Better Than Obama's

interview with Michael McFaulvia KBUL News Talk
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the US-Russia relationship and McFaul notes that he thinks the Trump Administration's policy toward Russia is good, and in many ways it is better than the Obama Administration.


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