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Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives

Antz In Hong Kong

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

I spent part of last week in Hong Kong, trying to work out what had triggered the student protests that in recent weeks have set the city’s university campuses ablaze.

Analysis and Commentary

How Much Do The Chinese Fail To Comply With WTO?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My biggest surprise in my economics reading last week.

In the News

Caliph Abu Unknown: Succession And Legitimacy In The Islamic State

quoting Cole Bunzelvia War on the Rocks
Monday, November 25, 2019

Three days after the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State released a short message featuring its newly appointed spokesman, Abu Hamza al-Qurashi, announcing the new “emir of the Muslims” as Caliph Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi. Few outside of the Islamic State’s Delegated Committee and, purportedly, President Donald Trump, know the real identities behind these kunyas (noms de guerre). 

In the News

Reviewing Nigeria’s 20 Years Of Democracy

quoting Larry Diamondvia This Day Live
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Kayode Fayemi gives a incisive insight into Nigeria’s 20 years of democratic journey in a speech delivered at a meeting in Washington DC, the United States, and titled: “Twenty Years of Democratization in Nigeria: Successes and Challenges”


Abbas Milani On The Guy Benson Show

interview with Abbas Milanivia Guy Benson Show
Friday, November 22, 2019

(58:15) Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses Iran.

In the News

Book Review: Learning To Lead

featuring General Jim Mattis, Andrew Robertsvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 22, 2019

Lessons from the likes of Napoleon Bonaparte, Horatio Nelson, Marcus Aurelius, T.E. Lawrence—and Long John Silver.


Arye Carmon On Background Briefing With Ian Masters

interview with Arye Carmonvia Background Briefing With Ian Masters
Thursday, November 21, 2019

(22:02) Hoover Institution fellow Arye Carmon discusses Israel's lack of a Constitution and/or Bill of Rights, which has led to the tyranny of the minority party and a dysfunctional government.

InterviewsNational Security

Bruce Thornton On The John Batchelor Show: The Rising Of The Iranians & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Bruce Thorntonvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bruce Thronton discusses his Front Page Magazine article "Time to Support the Iranian Protestors."

Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
InterviewsNational Security

Kiron Skinner: Protests In Hong Kong And Iran Present Challenges For Trump Administration

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox News
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses the challenges confronting President Trump concerning Hong Kong  and Iran.


Angela Merkel Must Go – For Germany’s Sake, And For Europe’s

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Friday, November 22, 2019

If Germany is the heart of Europe, then it is currently the slow-beating heart of a well-fed businessman resting on his office couch after an ample lunch. For Europe’s sake, and for Germany’s own, that heart needs to beat a little faster.


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