Reading the Hebrew Bible as the Founding Document of Nationalism

In the first lecture of his online course on the meaning of Jewish nationalism, which moves from the end of the Hebrew Bible, to God’s message to Abraham in Genesis, to a critique of John Locke, Yoram Hazony argues for the centrality of the nation in scriptural political theory.

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Confronting China Must Be a U.S. Priority

July 22 2019

In recent decades, the Peoples’ Republic of China has experienced rapid and dramatic economic growth; under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, it has used its newfound economic might to pursue an aggressive foreign policy, menacing its neighbors while seeking to expand its influence around the globe. Nikki Haley examines the threat posed by Beijing, and how the U.S. can counter it. (Free registration may be required.)

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