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Interviews

Michael McFaul: US And Russia: 'A Very Confrontational Moment'

interview with Michael McFaulvia CNN
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the US relationship with Russia as well as his new book, From Cold War to Hot Peace.

Interviews

Michael McFaul: U.S. And Russia: How It Came To This

interview with Michael McFaulvia WNYC
Monday, May 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul examines how the US/Russia relationship went from the thaw at the end of the Cold War to the current tensions over Syria, Ukraine, and interference in the 2016 elections.

Analysis and Commentary

An Ancient Trap Awaits China And US

by Niall Fergusonvia The Boston Globe
Monday, May 7, 2018

A hundred years ago, World War I was entering its final phase. No one in either Berlin or London had set out to expend so vast a quantity of blood and treasure on four years of industrialized slaughter. As I argued 20 years ago in “The Pity of War,” World War I was perhaps the greatest error of modern history.

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Trump And The ‘Chimerica’ Crisis

by Niall Ferguson, Xiang Xuvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, May 6, 2018

The countries’ divergence began in 2015, as Beijing took defensive steps against financial risk.

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The Libertarian: North Korea, Iran, And American Foreign Policy

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Has President Trump brought the world nearer to chaos or safety?

In the News

Now Available! Europe And The World: World War I As Crisis Of Universalism

quoting Niall Ferguson, Russell A. Bermanvia Telos
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

With contributions by Étienne Balibar, Annette Becker, Russell Berman, Jörn Leonhard, among many others, Europe and the World: World War I as Crisis of Universalism focuses within Europe on the conflicts between nationalism and cosmopolitanism as a universalist political project and globally on the conflicts between European imperial politics and universal ideals.

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Analysis and Commentary

To Promote Nonproliferation, Kill The Iran Deal Now

by Jamil Jaffervia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Europeans won’t do business with Tehran if that means losing access to American banks.

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Area 45: North Korea – No Nukes?

interview with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Area 45
Thursday, April 26, 2018

What is at stake on the Korean peninsula? Can we trust AND verify?

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Area 45: Melania - Citizen And Friend Of The World

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Area 45
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Central Europe – Melania’s Next Mission?

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Preserving A Great Scholar’s Legacy

by Tunku Varadarajan featuring Robert Conquestvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, April 21, 2018

The widow of Robert Conquest talks about the life and work of the historian, including three books still forthcoming.

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.