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Stable . . . And Stagnant?

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia GoodFellows: Conversations From The Hoover Institution
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Europe’s future includes a post-Merkel Germany, the fallout over the AUKUS 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.

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A Lost War: A Conversation with Victor Davis Hanson and H. R. McMaster on Afghanistan’s Past, Present, and Future

interview with H. R. McMaster, Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 20, 2021

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In this frank, no-holds-barred conversation, General H. R. McMaster and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the United States’ mission in Afghanistan: how it began, how it was conducted, and its ignominious end. 

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Climate Change Saves More Lives Than You’d Think

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 16, 2021

[Subscription Required] Eight times as many people die from cold as heat, and the fix for both is access to cheap fuel.

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‘Science,’ They Said

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Science is dying; superstition disguised as morality is returning. And we all will soon become poorer, angrier and more divided.

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GoodFellows: As California Goes . . .?

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Pre-COVID, California governor Gavin Newsom touted his state’s policies as “America’s coming attractions.” Does that apply to the Golden State’s recall election—its overtones of vaccine mandates, abortion rights, and championing progressive ideals setting the stage for upcoming elections? Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss California’s outlook and whether the pendulum currently swings left or right in America and around the globe.

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Hurricane Ida Isn’t The Whole Story On Climate

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Washington Journal
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

[Subscription Required] The number of landfall hurricanes isn’t rising and the world is getting better at mitigating their destruction.

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The Fractured Himalaya: How The Past Shadows The Present In India-China Relations

via Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Hoover Projects on China’s Global Sharp Power and Strengthening US-India Relations invites you to The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

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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.

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Return Of The Taliban: A Conversation With Yalda Hakim, BBC World Service

via Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, September 9, 2021

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Yalda Hakim discuss her film “Return of Taliban” which explores the Taliban of today, what they stand for and what is at stake in the unfolding situation in Afghanistan.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Yalda Hakim on Thursday, September 9 at 9:00am PT.

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Climate Policy Should Pay More Attention To Climate Economics

by John H. Cochranevia National Review
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Climate policy is ultimately an economic question. How much does climate change hurt? How much do various policy ideas actually help, and what do they cost? You don’t have to argue with one line of the IPCC scientific reports to disagree with climate policy that doesn’t make economic sense.

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