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Pacific Century: Japan's New Leader And New Role In The Pacific With Senator Bill Hagerty

interview with Bill Hagerty, Michael R. Auslinvia The Pacific Century
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Senator Bill Hagerty explains who Japan’s new leader is and why Japan remains critical to US strategy.

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GoodFellows: Stable . . . And Stagnant?

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMastervia Fellow Talks
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Europe’s future includes a post-Merkel Germany, the fallout over the AUSUK technology deal, a shaky NATO alliance post-Afghanistan, Ukraine’s uncertain outlook, plus Russian control of natural gas supplies. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane discuss the mood on the other side of the Atlantic, as well as President Biden’s UN address and China’s financial reckoning.

Caravan Notebook Podcast
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The Syrian Crisis: A Focus on Daraa, ‘Cradle of the Revolution‘

interview with Joel D. Rayburn, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Friday, September 10, 2021

A discussion with Col. (Ret.) Joel Rayburn, former US Special Envoy for Syria.

USS Bataan (LHD-5), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship.

How To Operationalize The Quad

by CDR Jeffrey Vanak, CDR John “Jack” Souders, Lt Col Kenneth J. del Mazovia The Diplomat
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Through deepening maritime partnerships, the Quad nations can amplify their mutual naval power in the Indo-Pacific.


The Immorality Of 'Open Borders' For Children

by Timothy Kanevia The Hill
Thursday, March 18, 2021

The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children churning through detention centers at the southern border is a turning point for the Biden administration.

In the News

Biden Attempts To Stretch The Quad

cited General Jim Mattis, Michael R. Auslin, Joseph Feltervia Foreign Policy
Friday, March 12, 2021

The leaders of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States meet virtually this morning for a summit, as the Biden administration seeks to make good on its commitment to multilateralism, as well as sending China a signal of unity among the regional powers.

In the News

State’s Influence On Foreign Policy: Is This Really As Good As It Gets?

cited George P. Shultzvia American Foreign Service Association
Monday, March 1, 2021

Since I entered the Foreign Service three decades ago, I have heard the constant refrain that State’s influence in foreign policy is eroding due to the entry of other players, mistrust by political leaders, its own institutional weaknesses and its failure to keep up with the accelerating pace of information.


The Significance Of Macron’s War On Islamism

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia American Spectator
Friday, October 16, 2020
Emmanuel Macron recently announced that he wanted to end ‘Islamic separatism’ in France.
Analysis and Commentary

Europe’s Futile Search For Franco-German Leadership

by Josef Joffevia Project Syndicate
Thursday, October 15, 2020
For decades, France and Germany have been known as Europe’s ruling “tandem” or “couple,” even its “engine.” Together, they aimed to work to unify the continent. But, to pile up the metaphors, the French want to drive the jointly leased Euro-Porsche, while the Germans insist on rationing the gas money. As a long list of crises – from Belarus to Nagorno-Karabakh – now shows, the two countries are not following the same road map.
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H. R. McMaster: The Policy “Battlegrounds” He Has Won, Lost, And Continues To Fight

interview with H. R. McMastervia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, US Army, ret., the former national security advisor and the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution discusses his latest book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World, a re-examination of the most critical foreign policy and national security challenges that face the United States, and an urgent call to compete to preserve America’s standing and security.


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