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Trade: Parade Of Broken Promises

by Elizabeth Economyvia Democracy Journal
Thursday, March 14, 2019
The trade war between the United States and China has not given either side much to cheer about. As of January, Washington has levied 10 percent tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods, and China has reciprocated with similar tariffs on $110 billion in U.S. goods.
In the News

“From Cold War To Hot Peace: An Ambassador In Putin’s Russia,” A Book Talk For Educators By Ambassador Michael Mcfaul

featuring Michael McFaulvia Stanford Program On International And Cross-Cultural Education
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ambassador McFaul has described From Cold War to Hot Peace as “three books in one.”
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The History Of Nuclear Warfare And The Future Of Nuclear Energy

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 15, 2019

The first atomic strike in 1945 changed the world forever.

In the News

Why The 'Reset' Didn't Last

quoting Michael McFaulvia Russia Matters
Friday, March 8, 2019
Ten years ago this week, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton followed up on Vice President Joe Biden’s proposed “reset” in relations with Moscow by giving her Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, a symbolic red button marked “RESET.” While the English version of the word was correct, the Russian, famously, was not, saying “OVERLOAD” instead, due to two missing letters. The misspelling proved to be a bad omen: Within a few years, the relatively low-hanging fruit available to policymakers on both sides had been picked and relations soured again quickly.

Conserving International Order

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, March 9, 2019

In the United States, conservatism and liberalism — often to the consternation of conservatives and liberals — are ineluctably intertwined. This turns out to be true of foreign affairs as well as of domestic affairs. Attention to this entwinement helps bring into focus the key question concerning the contemporary dispute about the post-World War II international order and the United States’ role in maintaining it: What policies best advance America’s interest in conserving freedom?

In the News

Niall Ferguson: This Is What Happens If China Wins The New Cold War

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Financial Review
Friday, March 8, 2019

The winter of a new cold war is coming between the US and China, renowned Hoover Institution and Harvard historian Niall Ferguson warned The Australian Financial Review Business Summit this week.

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Introducing The Pacific Century: China, North Korea, And The US

interview with Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Friday, March 1, 2019

The voyage begins when you push away from the shore.


Markos Kounalakis: Expert: Trump Improved North Korea Relations

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia CBS News
Friday, March 1, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis talks about the improving relationship between the US and North Korea.

Victor Davis Hanson On Cohen Hearing And Trump-Kim Summit

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Trevor Carey Show
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Trump presidency, Cohen's testimony to Congress, and the Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam.
Analysis and Commentary

President Donald Trump, Global Peacemaker. Really.

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, February 28, 2019

War is the ultimate test for nations and their leaders. History is full of great leaders who fought and won military victories, from Revolutionary War hero George Washington to Abraham Lincoln’s civil war and World War II’s FDR.


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