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If Democrats Want To Protect The Rule Of Law, They Can’t Rush The Mueller Report

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Friday, March 29, 2019

Democrats demanding the release of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s complete and unredacted report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election should pipe down, at least if they want to preserve a reputation for consistency. They spent over two years reminding us how important the rule of law is. They, more than anyone, should know that the law does not permit Attorney General William P. Barr to give them what they desire.

In the News

Pompeo Warns China’s Management Of Haifa Port Threatens U.S.-Israel Intel Sharing

quoting Admiral Gary Rougheadvia World Tribune
Friday, March 29, 2019

A lease agreement allowing a Chinese company to manage an Israeli port where U.S. Navy ships dock could undermine U.S.-Israeli intelligence sharing, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned.


How Putin Outmaneuvers A Blundering United States On The World Stage

by Stephen Kotkinvia The Washington Post
Friday, March 29, 2019

The United States and its allies won the Cold War, a prolonged struggle across the globe, but news accounts nowadays give the impression that the West has lost the post-Cold War “peace” amid a resurgence of authoritarianism. Exhibit A: Russia.


Crunch Time For U.S.–China Relations?

by Michael R. Auslinvia National Review
Friday, March 29, 2019
The Trump administration’s full-court press against China is going strong, buttressed by a dramatic shift in opinion among the foreign-policy community, now increasingly critical of Beijing. Trade talks are continuing, and for the nonce, the administration does not seem to setting itself up for a quick deal that will be all smoke and no fire
Analysis and Commentary

Brexit Has Become A Royal Pain. Queen Elizabeth Needs To Step In And Take A Stand

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Queen Elizabeth II may be the only person who can fix the Brexit mess. She has the power to wave her scepter and declare a solution. It’s a power that the royals have not exercised in years, but at 92 years old and with her nation riven, the Sovereign should step in and decide on the United Kingdom’s sovereignty.

In the News

Facebook Still Has A Content Problem—And It’s A Real Issue For Democracy

quoting Michael McFaulvia Observer
Thursday, March 28, 2019

White supremacists sharing content online is how other white supremacists become sufficiently radicalized to murder dozens of worshipers in a black church, a synagogue and a mosque.


Michael McFaul Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee

interview with Michael McFaulvia Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence at a hearing titled "Putin’s Playbook: The Kremlin’s Use of Oligarchs, Money and Intelligence in 2016 and Beyond."


Victor Davis Hanson: The Continuing Threat Of The Russiagate Fraud

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Late, Not-So-Great Mueller Investigation."

Bytes, Bombs, and Spies

by Herbert Lin, Amy Zegartvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Offensive cyber operations have become increasingly important elements of U.S. national security policy. From the deployment of Stuxnet to disrupt Iranian centrifuges to the possible use of cyber methods against North Korean ballistic missile launches, the prominence of offensive cyber capabilities as instruments of national power continues to grow. Yet conceptual thinking lags behind the technical development of these new weapons. How might offensive cyber operations be used in coercion or conflict? What strategic considerations should guide their development and use? W

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The Pacific Century: Niall Ferguson On The Coming Cold War With China

interview with Michael R. Auslin, Niall Ferguson, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Hoover fellow and historian Niall Ferguson on China, Trump, and Trade.


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