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A photo of Ronald Reagan and Chao Tze-chi (right), with Reagan’s inscription at the bottom, 1991
In the News

Hoover Institution Acquires Personal Papers Of Chao Tze-chi, A Prominent Political Leader Who Served Four Presidents Of Taiwan

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The Chao papers include more than sixty volumes of personal diaries, ranging from the late 1940s to the early 2010s, photo images of Chao’s political and diplomatic activities, news clippings, and other miscellaneous materials dating back as early as the 1930s.


The Rise and Fall of Osama Bin Laden: A Conversation with Peter Bergen

via Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Peter Bergen discuss the history and evolution of jihadist terrorist groups, their objectives, and the implications for international security.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Peter Bergen on Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00am PT.

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Pacific Century: Around The Horn With Ken Juster

interview with Ken Juster, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, September 2, 2021

The latest on US-India relations with the US Ambassador.

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The Libertarian Podcast: Did Texas Just Find A New Way To Ban Abortion?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, September 2, 2021

A new Texas abortion law comes with an unusual enforcement mechanism that is designed to flummox the Supreme Court.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Who Calls Whom The President Calls Upon?

interview with Debra Saunders, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Monday, August 30, 2021

The behind-the-scenes choreography of the media's relationship with Biden.


None Of My Students Remember 9/11

by Amy Zegartvia The Atlantic
Monday, August 30, 2021

For coming generations of students, September 11 is history rather than memory. How does that affect how they learn about it?

Analysis and Commentary

Bret Devereaux On Ancient Greece And Rome

interview with Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 30, 2021

Historian Bret Devereaux of the University of North Carolina talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about our understanding of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Devereaux highlights the gap between the reality of Greece and Rome and how they're portrayed in popular culture. The conversation focuses on the diversity of ancient Rome and the military prowess of Sparta.

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Climate Change And Conflict

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Military History in the News
Monday, August 30, 2021

On August 9, the UN-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a sobering report on the warming of the Earth’s atmosphere, noting that substantial effects of a 1.1-degree Celsius rise in global temperature since the 19th century are already apparent—as anyone suffering through floods in Europe, wildfires in California, record-breaking heat, or increasing numbers of extreme weather events could probably attest.

William F. Buckley Jr. and Allen Weinstein, on Firing Line
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Civil Discourse: The Cold War on Firing Line

Friday, August 27, 2021

Explore topics related to the Cold War as seen on William F. Buckley Jr.’s television show Firing Line.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Business (Hostility) As Usual?

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, August 26, 2021

The plight of California’s business climate and the Golden State’s gubernatorial recall election.


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.