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Chaos In Europe – It's Tricky Being World's Largest Importer Of Gas, Oil And Critic, Too

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Despite its cool Green parties and ambitious wind and solar agendas, Europe remains by far the world’s largest importer of oil and natural gas.

In the News

21 Years On, Our Democracy Still Sick By Muhammadulfatiu Adepeju

quoting Larry Diamondvia Sahara Reporters
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Nigerians, like many Africans, still believe strongly in democracy. However, voter apathy will only expose the endangered, fragile system to more ruins. Nigerians must not only decide on Twitter, but visit polls to perform their civic duties as and when due; healthy discussions should substitute media whines.

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?

In the News

Talk About Climate, LGBT, And Tyrants At Bangkok Creative Fest

mentioning Frank Diköttervia Khaosod English
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Writers, activists, journalists, and artists will gather next month at a riverside mansion to share provocative ideas and lead workshops that seek to inspire.

In the News

The Iran Plane Crash Is The Big Story

quoting Jacquelyn Schneidervia The Atlantic
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The accidental shoot-down of the Ukrainian passenger jet is a glaring example of how the conflict between the U.S. and Iran can spiral out of control even when neither party wants it to.

InterviewsNational Security

Abbas Milani: To Ease Tensions, The U.S. And Iran Must Soften Their Rhetoric

interview with Abbas Milanivia Futurity
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses US relations with Iran following events that include Iran’s missile strike against Iraqi military bases that house US forces and the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.


Ed Lazear: Phase One Deal With China Very Good News For US Economy

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses phase one of the deal with China, and notes that it is good news but it won't transform the US economy.


A Conversation With Professor Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia FCC HK
Friday, January 10, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses many subjects including Chimerica and Cold War II.


Protecting Trade

by Raghuram Rajanvia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Manufacturing jobs have been moving from advanced to emerging economies for decades, but only recently has the challenge posed by emerging economies fueled a broader political response. Elites who long ignored the problem are finally feeling the competitive pressure themselves, and have responded in the most cynical way possible.

InterviewsNational Security

Soleimani Strike Puts Focus Back On Iran Nuclear Deal

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Yahoo News
Monday, January 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Iran Nuclear Deal as well as the death of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani.


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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.