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Michael Auslin On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses his Foreign Policy magazine article "China’s Complacent Generation."

In the News

Library Presents Program On History Of Chinese Railroad Workers

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Leominster Champion
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Join Richard Cheu on a journey of discovery as he presents the program “Debunking Myths About the Chinese Railroad Workers” on Wednesday, June 12 at 3 p.m. in the Leominster Public Library’s Community Room.

Interviews

Elizabeth Cobbs: ‘The Tubman Command’ Explores Harriet Tubman’s Life As A Spy For The Union Army

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WABE 90.1
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her historical novel, The Tubman Command, and talks about how the woman known as “Moses” devised one of the largest plantation raids of the Civil War.

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Cyberspectives: Adam Segal On China, Cybersecurity, And Global Trade

interview with Adam Segalvia Cyberspectives
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In this episode, Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses US-China relations in the context of cybersecurity, the digital supply chain, and trade.

Thinking about the Future

by George P. Shultzvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In a rich and varied career, George P. Shultz has aided presidents, confronted national and international crises, and argued passionately that the United States has a vital stake in promoting democratic values and institutions. In speeches, articles, congressional testimony, and conversations with world leaders, he has helped shape policy and public opinion on topics ranging from technology and terrorism to drugs and climate change. The result is a body of work that has influenced the decisions of nations and leaders, as well as the lives of ordinary people.

The Tubman Command: A Novel

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

It’s May 1863. Outgeneraled and outgunned, a demoralized Union Army has pulled back with massive losses at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Fort Sumter, hated symbol of the Rebellion, taunts the American navy with its artillery and underwater mines.

In the News

Revisiting A Time When War Was The Answer

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia Antelope Valley Press
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

On a bluff above the sand and a half-mile from the ocean’s edge at low tide, which was the condition when the first Allied soldiers left their landing craft, a round circle of concrete 5 feet in diameter provides a collar for a hole in the ground. On the morning of June 6, 1944, the hole was Widerstandsnest (nest of resistance) 62, a German machine gun emplacement.

In the News

Moving Portrait

quoting Williamson M. Eversvia National Review
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

If you asked the average conservative, any time during the last few decades, to sketch a group portrait of his intellectual leaders, he would probably come up with something like this: on the one hand, Whigs, anarchists, economists. On the other, Tories, ultramontanists, and fans of Gone with the Wind. In the middle, Frank Meyer, trying, like the spars of a Calder mobile, to hold the whole thing together.

In the News

Introducing The Volokh Conspiracy Symposium On "Our American Story: The Search For A New National Narrative"

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia Reason
Monday, June 3, 2019

This week the Volokh Conspiracy will be hosting a symposium of posts by contributors the just-published book Our American Story: The Search for a Shared National Narrative, edited by Joshua Claybourn. There will be posts by Claybourn, columnist Eleanor Clift, Prof. Nikolas Gvosdev of the US Naval War College, Jason Kuznicki of the Cato Institute, and legal scholars Richard Epstein (NYU/University of Chicago), Gerard Magliocca (Indiana University), and myself.

30 Years After Tiananmen: Memory in the Era of Xi Jinping

by Glenn Tiffertvia Journal of Democracy
Monday, April 1, 2019

No event in its modern history haunts the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as deeply as the protest movement that swept the country during the spring of 1989. Around the world, millions witnessed a tragedy unfold that is now indelibly linked to the square that was its focal point, establishing Tiananmen as a metonym for a government’s punitive war against a remonstrating citizenry. Not long after crushing the protests as a “counterrevolutionary rebellion,” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) imposed a cone of silence around the entire affair so complete that even to mention it is to touch the third rail of Chinese politics.

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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.