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Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

by H. R. McMastervia HarperCollins Publishers
Thursday, July 30, 2020

From Lt. General H.R. McMaster, U.S. Army, ret., the former National Security Advisor and author of the bestselling classic Dereliction of Duty, comes a bold and provocative re-examination of the most critical foreign policy and national security challenges that face the United States, and an urgent call to compete to preserve America’s standing and security.

False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Basic Books
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Hurricanes batter our coasts. Wildfires rage across the American West. Glaciers collapse in the Artic. Politicians, activists, and the media espouse a common message: climate change is destroying the planet, and we must take drastic action immediately to stop it. Children panic about their future, and adults wonder if it is even ethical to bring new life into the world.

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The Crusade Years

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, December 1, 2013

Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover’s career—and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955—The Crusade Years is a previously unknown memoir that Hoover composed and revised during the 1940s and 1950s—and then, surprisingly, set aside.

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Charter Schools and Their Enemies

by Thomas Sowellvia Basic Books
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers’ unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

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Restoring Quality Health Care, 2nd Edition

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Presents key reforms to increase the access and quality of health care, reduce its costs, and empower consumers. Updated for 2020, including facts about single-payer systems.

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Asia’s New Geopolitics

by Michael R. Auslinvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, March 23, 2020

As Asia rises, geopolitical competition once again threatens its future. China’s aggressiveness, Sino-Japanese rivalry, regional territorial disputes, and North Korea’s nuclear weapons are shaping the Indo-Pacific and the world.

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‘Naoroji: Pioneer Of Indian Nationalism’ Review: Portrait Of An Independent Mind

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 8, 2020
When the British government announced in 2014 that it would install a statue of Mohandas Gandhi in London’s Parliament Square, there were complaints in certain quarters that the wrong anticolonial Indian was being honored in the heart of an erstwhile empire. The statue, some said, should be not of the Mahatma—however great his status as tormentor-in-chief of the British Raj—but of Dadabhai Naoroji.

Dynamics of Democracy in Taiwan: The Ma Ying-jeou Years

via Lynne Rienner Publishers
Monday, April 27, 2020

During the Ma Ying-jeou presidency in Taiwan (2008–2016), confrontations over relations with mainland China stressed the country’s institutions, leading to a political crisis. Nevertheless, its democracy proved to be resilient. The authors of Dynamics of Democracy in Taiwan explore key aspects of the complicated Ma era, including party politics and elections, the sources of Ma's governance challenges, changing public opinion, protest movements, and shifts in the regional balance of power.

Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years

via Lynne Rienner Publishers
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

When Chen Shui-bian, Taiwan's first non-Kuomintang president, left office in 2008, his tenure was widely considered a disappointment. More recent events, however, suggest the need for a reassessment of this crucial period in Taiwan's political development. Taiwan's Democracy Challenged provides that assessment, considering key facets of both the progress toward and the obstacles to democratic consolidation during the Chen Shui-bian era.

Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan

via Lynne Rienner Publishers
Sunday, June 1, 2008

How might China become a democracy? And what lessons, if any, might Taiwan's experience of democratization hold for China's future? The authors of this volume consider these questions, both through comparisons of Taiwan's historical experience with the current period of economic and social change in the PRC, and through more focused analysis of China's current, and possible future, politics.

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