As Israel and Ukraine struggle for survival, a newer “axis of ill will”—formed by Russia, China, and Iran—sows discord around the globe. Stephen Kotkin, the Hoover Institution’s Kleinheinz Senior Fellow and a vaunted historian, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson and John Cochrane to assess options abroad and parallels to the past (are we reliving the 1930s, the 1970s, or both?). The trio then don their speechwriters’ hats to suggest how President Biden can capture the moral high ground when he makes public statements about the crisis and America’s response to it.

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