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Niall Ferguson: This Is What Happens If China Wins The New Cold War

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Financial Review
Friday, March 8, 2019

The winter of a new cold war is coming between the US and China, renowned Hoover Institution and Harvard historian Niall Ferguson warned The Australian Financial Review Business Summit this week.

Analysis and Commentary

Michael McFaul: Trump’s Puzzling Iran-North Korea Divide

by Michael McFaulvia Akron Beacon Journal
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

For years now, President Donald Trump and his administration have been advancing a fundamentally illogical contradiction in their nuclear diplomacy toward Iran and North Korea. In both cases, the stated public goal of Trump administration policy is the same: denuclearization. Yet the strategies for achieving this worthwhile U.S. national security objective are diametrically opposed depending on the country in question.


Michael Auslin On Trump-Kim Summit: Neither Side Is Going To Choose War Wilfully

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia WGN Radio
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses President Donald Trump’s recent visit to North Korea and the meetings he had with Kim Jong Un. Auslin talks about the potential fallout, and whether denuclearization is a possibility in the near future.


Surveillance Special: China’s Economic Slowdown With Elizabeth Economy

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses the third revolution and notes that there's a sense of political malaise in China.


US And China Locked In Cold War 2.0, Historian Niall Ferguson Warns

interview with Niall Fergusonvia ABC News (AU)
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses whether the world is entering a new Cold War as China and the US go head-to-head for the title of dominant economic superpower.


Victor Davis Hanson On Cohen Hearing And Trump-Kim Summit

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Trevor Carey Show
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Trump presidency, Cohen's testimony to Congress, and the Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam.

Trump’s Pyongyang Pivot

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

[Subscription Required] As President Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Hanoi for a second summit in as many years, he is leading a revolution in U.S. policy toward North Korea. While hanging on to the diplomatic fig leaf of Pyongyang’s permanent, irreversible denuclearization, Mr. Trump appears to have come to terms with North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Instead of denuclearization, the White House is pursuing the de facto normalization of relations so as to reduce the potential of a military conflict. The president is betting that his new strategy will make America safer. It also runs the risk of undermining the U.S. position in Asia.

In the News

China Watchers In US Debate ‘Strategic Competitor’ Label Donald Trump Has Pinned On Beijing

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia South China Morning Post
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Prominent China policy analysts clashed on Tuesday in New York over Washington’s portrayal of the country as a strategic competitor, a designation that has defined US President Donald Trump’s hard-line approach to Beijing since he started a bilateral trade war last year.

In the News

Will Catastrophe Strike The World Economy?

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Friday Times
Friday, February 15, 2019

Back in 2005, some of the world’s top economists gathered at Jackson Hole, Wyoming (USA). This place is known for gathering of top central bankers around the world. 

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Hoover Receives Pushback At Panel On Chinese Influence On US Institutions

featuring Hoover Institution, Larry Diamondvia Stanford Daily
Friday, February 15, 2019

The authors of a November 2018 report by the Hoover Institution that called for “constructive vigilance” against Chinese influence on U.S. institutions faced an oftentimes critical, predominantly Chinese audience in a panel discussion on their findings, which ranged from Chinese propaganda in U.S. media to illicit technology transfer.