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Is America Winning Against China?

Is America Winning Against China?

September 27, 2018

President Trump delivered a U.N. address calling for China to change its American trade practices, which was followed by the two nations escalating their tariff war. Michael Auslin, Hoover Institution’s inaugural Williams-Griffis Fellow in Contemporary Asia, estimates what a prolonged trade war would have on the Chinese economy, as well as other aspects of U.S.-Sino relations.

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Seven Weeks To Election Day

Seven Weeks To Election Day

September 20, 2018

The “surf forecast” for the first Tuesday in November – a big “blue wave” or not? Hoover senior fellows and Stanford political scientists David Brady and Douglas Rivers, conductors of a recount poll on political trends, discuss what their survey data suggests about Congress’ fate less than two months from now.

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Michael Anton on “The Flight 93 Election” Two Years Later

Michael Anton on “The Flight 93 Election” Two Years Later

September 17, 2018

In September 2016, an anonymous author penned an essay entitled “The Flight 93 Election”, comparing the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is not unlike the doomed airliner that crashed during the 9/11 attacks. The author of that controversial piece, Hillsdale College political lecturer and research fellow Michael Anton, updates his premise for 2018 and recounts his time as a Trump and Bush 43 national security aide.

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Trump & Conservatism With Matthew Continetti

Trump & Conservatism With Matthew Continetti

September 10, 2018

Nearly two years into his presidency, what’s the status of Donald Trump’s relationship with his conservative base – and the conservative media? Matthew Continetti, a Hoover media fellow and editor-in-chief of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses the President’s approach to communications and whether a  “Trumpslayer” will come along between now and 2020. 

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A Hoover Institution Fellow’s Idea Becomes Law

A Hoover Institution Fellow’s Idea Becomes Law

September 4, 2018

How does a scholar bring policy reforms to legislative life? Tim Kane, the Hoover Institution’s J.P. Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies and a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer, discusses his five-year odyssey with military pension reform, his congressional run in an Ohio House special election, and the rise of a new generation of Senate leaders defined by tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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