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H.R. McMaster – “A Warrior Thinker”, Pt. 2

H.R. McMaster – “A Warrior Thinker”, Pt. 2

October 31, 2018

Prior to his appointment as the Hoover Institution’s Fouad and Michelle Ajami senior fellow, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster served as the 26th Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In the second installment of this Area 45 podcast, McMaster discusses why he joined the Trump White House, how he oversaw the National Security Council, and grades himself on his performance.

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H.R. McMaster – “A Warrior Thinker”, Pt. 1

H.R. McMaster – “A Warrior Thinker”, Pt. 1

October 29, 2018

For 34 years, Army Lt. Gen H.R. McMaster served his country in times of war and peace – scoring victories on the battlefield and figuring better ways to prepare for future conflicts. Now the Hoover Institution’s Fouad and Michelle Ajami senior fellow, McMaster recounts what attracted him to military service and lessons learned from a career as a pre-eminent “warrior thinker”.

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Is the Republican Party the “Party of Trump?” With Lanhee Chen

Is the Republican Party the “Party of Trump?” With Lanhee Chen

October 19, 2018

If Democrats regain the House, it’s not President Trump’s fault – or so the President tells the media. His son accuses the Republican establishment of a “losing” mentality. As this administration approaches its midpoint, is the Republican Party the “Party of Trump”, or more a temporary (and uneasy) alliance? Lanhee Chen, the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, assesses the state of this political marriage.

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