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New World Order, We Hardly Knew Ye

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

President Trump didn’t kill the postwar order. He just buried the corpse.

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Distrust, but Keep Talking

by Ralph Petersvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

US-Russian relations are hardly doomed to an eternal deep freeze, but Vladimir Putin will keep them on ice as long as he’s around.

Hoover’s Telegram to Lou Henry
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The Message

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

The Hoover Institution was born from a telegram: in it, the future president announced he wanted to collect material that might explain—even prevent—war. Since then, the work of the institution has grown ever more urgent.

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Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny

featuring Andrew Robertsvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Andrew Roberts examines the extraordinary life of Winston Churchill in Roberts’s new book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny. 

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Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny

interview with Andrew Robertsvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Andrew Roberts examines the extraordinary life of Winston Churchill in Roberts’s new book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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A President and a Gentleman

interview with Haley Barbour, C. Boyden Grayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Haley Barbour and C. Boyden Gray reminisce about the life and legacy of George H. W. Bush's presidency and how future generations will remember him.  

In the News

An Antidote To Idiocy In ‘Churchill’

featuring Andrew Robertsvia The New York Times
Friday, December 14, 2018
In this season of giving, get (and give) Andrew Roberts’s brilliant new biography.
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The Libertarian: Europe In Turmoil

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, December 14, 2018

As the UK, France, and Germany reel from internal strife, what’s the future of Europe?

Analysis and Commentary

Life After Liberation

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Foreign Affairs
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

[Subscription Required] Welcome to the Wild East. First, there are Bulgarian Gypsies with dancing bears. Then there is a Polish village whose inhabitants dress up as Hobbits from The Lord of the Rings, along with Gandalf, played by a woman, and Gollum—in private life a farmer who receives European Union subsidies. There are hundreds of thousands of communist-era bunkers in Albania, some of them now being demolished by men in search of rebar. 

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson | The Classical Tradition

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia HuffDuffer
Monday, December 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson explains the classical tradition, its importance to the development of western civilization, as well as why it is being forgotten and trodden upon today.

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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.