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Russell Berman: Hoover Scholar Talks About The Crisis In Syria – And How To Resolve It

interview with Russell A. Bermanvia Stanford News
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Russell Berman talks about the complexities of the Syrian conflict and how peace can be achieved.


Countering A Kleptocratic Kremlin

by Larry Diamondvia The American Interest
Friday, April 20, 2018

With every passing week we have new evidence of the threat that Vladimir Putin’s kleptocracy poses to our democracy, our national security, and the entire liberal world order.

In the News

Trump Is Not Nixon And North Korea Is Not China

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia Bloomberg
Friday, April 20, 2018

The key difference from Beijing in 1972: After any summit, North Korea will remain a weak client state.


Listen: Abbas Milani – Will The Recent Syrian Attacks Mean Increased Hostilities Between Iran And Israel?

interview with Abbas Milanivia KXL-FM
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses the recent Syrian chemical attacks and whether these attacks will lead to an escalation in tensions between Iran and Israel, and if so what does that mean for the US and the rest of the world?

In the News

Why Bezos Really Bought The Washington Post And Other Comments

quoting Adam J. Whitevia New York Post
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cuba finally has a new president with a new name, Miguel Diaz-Canel. But, assert The Daily Beast’s Christopher Dickey and Ingrid Arnesen, “the notion that a new face in Havana means a new Cuba” is “sadly mistaken.”

In the News

Jilted Kurds Ignore Western Hand-Wringing Over Syria Gas Attack

quoting Fabrice Balanche via Al-Monitor
Thursday, April 12, 2018

As stakeholders in Syria’s seven-year conflict remain glued to US President Donald Trump’s tweets, one group has remained noticeably silent: Turkey’s biggest bugbear and the United States’ top ally, the Kurds.

In the News

Former U.S. Defense Chief William Perry Urges Trump To Learn From Past Successes And Failures On North Korea

featuring William J. Perryvia Japan Times
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

As one of the key individuals who brought the United States and North Korea closer than ever before to a deal on Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons, former U.S. defense chief William Perry has a lot to say about dealing with the regime of Kim Jong Un and a planned landmark summit with President Donald Trump — and what it might mean for Japan.

In the News

McFaul: Trump Would Look 'Weak' If He Meets With Putin

quoting Michael McFaulvia NewsMax
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

It is not a bad thing President Donald Trump wants to talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but a White House summit meeting would not benefit the national security interests of the United States, and it makes Trump look "weak," former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said Tuesday.

Analysis and Commentary

Putin’s Power, Arrogance Lead To Costly Russian Miscalculation That Unites West

by Markos Kounalakisvia McClatchy DC Bureau
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Vladimir Putin has spent years trying to divide the West by undermining elections, invading neighbors and aggressively using Russian oil and gas as a ham-handed bargaining tool. These concerted and clever efforts have suddenly, however, revealed the New Putin: Despite his best efforts and plans, he’s become a uniter, not a divider of the West.


Samuel Tadros: Syria Transforms Into Much Worse

interview with Samuel Tadrosvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow  Samuel Tadros discusses his Caravan article "The Descent Of Syria Into The Abyss."


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