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In the News

US China On The Verge Of Entering Into A “Cold War” On Trade Tariffs

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Industry News Info
Thursday, September 12, 2019

A senior fellow from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution named Niall Ferguson commented that the two leading economies in the world have already brought themselves to the first step of a long Cold War. Ferguson said this on September 6, 2019 to Steve Sedgwick at Italy’s Ambrosetti Forum. He further said that under the current circumstance, it was impossible for President Trump to put a stop to the trade conflict between U.S and China and mend the damage done.


Is England Still Part Of Europe?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Britain has a last chance to re-embrace the free-market democratic world that it once helped to create.


Condoleezza Rice Talks New Book That Compares The Cold War To Present Day

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox Business
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses her new book To Build A Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth, as well as the issues with China and the trade war.  

Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
In the News

U.S. Must Challenge China Over Hong Kong, James Mattis Says: 'We Have To Stand With Them'

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Newsweek
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has urged the U.S. government to offer more support to anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, arguing that the ongoing unrest in the territory is an international, rather than an internal, issue.

Analysis and Commentary

Britain Could Lead The Fightback Against Nationalist Populism

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Parliament has stopped the Brexit bullies in their tracks. And pro-Europeans can win the democratic showdown

In the News

U.S. Should Side With Hong Kong Protesters, Says Ex-Pentagon Chief Mattis

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Reuters
Monday, September 9, 2019

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday anti-government protests in Hong Kong were “not an internal” Chinese matter and that the United States should offer at least moral support to the demonstrators.

In the News

Russian President Vladimir Putin's Party Suffers Major Losses In Moscow Elections

quoting Michael McFaulvia Salon
Monday, September 9, 2019

But experts agree that the Communist and A Just Russia parties are both controlled by the Kremlin, to some extent.

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In the News

Boris Johnson Has Lost The Brexit Game, Only Escape Is To Resign

quoting Niall Fergusonvia News Agree
Monday, September 9, 2019

According to senior fellow at Stanford University Niall Ferguson, Boris Johnson the current prime minister of Britain has no alternative left before him except to resign as he has lost. There is already immense pressure on Mr. Johnson to complete formalities of Brexit within 55 days followed by political uncertainty within the country.

In the News

Draghi Under Pressure To Deliver Fresh Stimulus Package

quoting Melvyn B. Kraussvia Financial Times
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Growing opposition to easing will heighten tension at this week’s ECB meeting.


Boris Vs. Jo — Oh Brother

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, September 9, 2019

To lose 21 members of Parliament may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose your own brother looks like carelessness. Back in 2010, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson mocked David and Ed Miliband after the latter defeated his elder brother in the Labor party’s 2010 leadership race.


Research Teams

The Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy explores an array of foreign policy topics to develop orienting principles about the most important policy challenges that face the United States.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.