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Markos Kounalakis On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Marko Kounalakis discusses his Miami Herald article "Our troops are dying for a lost cause. We’ve got to get out of Afghanistan."

In the News

Trump Wants To Identify Election Interference Within 45 Days. Here Is How He Can Do It.

quoting Herbert Linvia Fifth Domain
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Sept 12. that allows sanctions on foreign people and states who interfere in U.S. elections, but government reports and industry experts suggest that task may be difficult.

In the News

Our September Movers & Shakers

featuring Michael McFaulvia Nob Hill Gazette
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Talk about timely: McFaul’s book released this summer, “From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia,” comes as new developments in the fraught U.S.- Russia relationship continue unfurl. McFaul, who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration, is now a Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political science, director and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.

In the News

U.S. Foreign Correspondents Once Shaped America’s World View; Now Russian, Chinese Replacements Do

quoting Markos Kounalakisvia World Tribune
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The American foreign correspondent began to disappear as U.S. media outlets began cutting and shutting down overseas bureaus in the late 1990s into the 2010s. That left much of the reporting on global news to state-run and far from free media outlets in places like Russia and China.

In the News

Sanctions On Russia: The Risks For Western Business

quoting Michael McFaulvia Forbes
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The impact of sanctions on Russia -- imposed in response to the Kremlin's annexation of Crimea in 2014 -- has been 'much more moderate than those who imposed them intended,' according to the author of a new book, Russia's Response to Sanctions.

In the News

U.S. Special Envoy Volker To Visit Ukraine This Week, Speak At YES Annual Event

mentioning Niall Ferguson, Michael McFaulvia Interfax-Ukraine
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker is visiting Ukraine this week and is scheduled to speak at the Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting in Kyiv.


New Challenges In Global Politics: A Russian Perspective

by Igor Ivanovvia Governance In An Emerging New World
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The world is going through a very complicated and dangerous period in its development. One does not need to be an expert on global politics or have access to exclusive sources of information to arrive at this obvious conclusion–all you have to do is flick through the latest issue of a newspaper or watch the news on TV.


How Far Have We Come Since 9/11? Only A Short Walk Across Flushing Meadows

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

I offer you two views of the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America.

Analysis and Commentary

John Bolton Is Right To Call Out The International Criminal Court's Political Agenda

by David Davenportvia Washington Examiner
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

National security adviser John Bolton stirred the international waters this week by calling out the International Criminal Court for what it is and has always been — a political institution with an agenda, clothed in the finery of judicial robes. 

Governance In An Emerging New World: The Information Challenge to Democracy

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The communications revolution has surrounded society with information, some right and some wrong, and enabled people to communicate and organize like never before. It gives new dimensions to the old challenge of governing over diversity. Participants will examine the rapid spread of information and means of communicating and suggest responses to the governance challenges posed by social media, fake news, and the decline of confidence in institutions.

Featuring Niall Ferguson and Joseph Nye, and moderated by Condoleezza, the Hoover Institution will host a public panel discussion "The Information Challenge to Democracy" on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST. The event will also be Livestreamed and can be viewed here.



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