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Biden Vs. Trump: A Snapshot From 2016

by David Bradyvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

As the campaign enters the homestretch, the Democrat’s lead remains narrower in the battleground states.

Analysis and Commentary

A Craving For Normalcy Spells The End Of A Populist Presidency

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, October 4, 2020

There are nine reasons Trump may still win, but none seems likely.

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Area 45: A Healthy Amendment?

interview with John Yoovia Area 45
Saturday, October 3, 2020

The 25th Amendment to the US Constitution clarifies presidential succession in the event of death or resignation. What’s not so clear is prolonged incapacitation.

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The Rise Of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights | Day 2

via Hoover Podcasts
Friday, October 2, 2020


The 2nd day of The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights Conference featured a keynote address by Eric Schmidt, former executive chairman and CEO, Google and Cofounder, Schmidt Futures and a panel discussion on "The Ethics of Doing Business with China and Chinese Companies." 
Opinion Pieces

Articles On: China, Transparency, Hong Kong, University, History, Cold War, Indo-Pacific, Coronavirus, and Queensland

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, May 24, 2020

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight to the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

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The Rise Of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights | Day 1

featuring Condoleezza Rice, Larry Diamond, Glenn Tiffertvia Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, October 1, 2020

The 1st day of The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights Conference featured opening remarks by Condoleezza Rice, director of the Hoover Institution and a panel discussion on "How AI is powering China's Domestic Surveillance State How is AI exacerbating surveillance risks and enabling digital authoritarianism?" This session will examine both state-sponsored applications and Chinese commercial services.

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The History of Socialism and Capitalism

interview with Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hansonvia Fellow Talks
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Hoover Institution fellows Niall Ferguson and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the history of socialism and capitalism.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: A Debate Like No Other

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dissecting the raucous first presidential debate — and the state of the race.

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Colonialism and War

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Military History in the News
Thursday, October 1, 2020

“In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” And, after 33 days of dead reckoning navigation, he bumped into the Western Hemisphere on October 12. Spain’s colonization began as a military conquista, coupled with the extraction of precious metals. Within fifty years, Spanish colonists had built cathedrals and libraries in Mexico and Peru. A century later, British civilians colonized North America.

In the News

Turning The Clock Forward

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia American Thinker
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
If America returned to 1950s family values with obvious improvements (constitutional civil rights and reasonable environmental regulations), would we be turning the clock back or forward?


Military History Working Group

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.