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Arthur Herman

Senior Fellow

Arthur Herman is a senior fellow and director of the Quantum Alliance Initiative at Hudson Institute. His research programs analyze defense, energy, and technology issues.

Dr. Herman is the author of nine books, including the New York Times Best Seller How the Scots Invented the Modern World, the Pulitzer Prize Finalist Gandhi and Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age, Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II (which the Economist named one of its Best Books of 2012), To Rule the Waves, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, and 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder.

Dr. Herman is a frequent contributor to Commentary, Mosaic, National Review, the New York Post, and the Wall Street Journal. He was also the first non-British citizen to be named to the Scottish Arts Council from 2007 to 2009. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in history and classics.

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Arthur Herman was quoted in American Thinker about America’s STEM crisis and its threat to our National Security.

Arthur Herman was quoted in American Thinker about American education.

Arthur Herman was quoted in CCJ Digital about the history of U.S. industrial policy.

Arthur Herman was mentioned in Nikkei Asian Review about the Five Eyes.

Arthur Herman was quoted in Townhall Magazine about the loss of American manufacturing jobs.

Arthur Herman was mentioned in The Japan Times about the Five Eyes intelligence alliance.

Arthur Herman was quoted in Japan Today about Douglas MacArthur.

Arthur Herman was mentioned in First Post about U.S. energy interests in the Middle East.

Arthur Herman was mentioned in Mosaic Magazine about a recent essay on US-Israel relations.

Arthur Herman was mentioned in National Review about the need for American Industrial Policy.

Arthur Herman is quoted in Monterey Herald on the chance of China surpassing the U.S. as the new leader in technological advances.

Arthur Herman is interviewed by RealClear Politics on why shipping subsidies that create low prices for Chinese products are killing American businesses.

Arthur Herman is quoted in National Defense on a Senate bill to fund quantum computing research

Arthur Herman is quoted in Maclean’s on 5G and China’s access to Huawei data

Arthur Herman is quoted in The Washington Times on increasing US-Israeli friction.

Arthur Herman’s recent research on defense technology is quoted in The Epoch Times.

Arthur Herman’s recent report on quantum computing is mentioned in Semiconductor Engineering on the technology’s cryptographic applications

Arthur Herman quoted in The New York Times on the race to build a quantum computer

Arthur Herman quoted in “The Portland Press Herald()”: on on 1968 Chicago riots

Arthur Herman quoted in Axios on the future of cybersecurity

Arthur Herman interviewed on The Glenn Beck Show on his book “Freedom’s Forge.”

Arthur Herman quoted in The Scotsman on the Scottish enlightenment

New Hudson Quantum Computing report quoted in Fedscoop

Arthur Herman quoted in The National Post on Winston Churchill

Arthur Herman quoted in Fedscoop on Quantum Cryptography

New book by Arthur Herman reviewed by The Wall Street Journal

Arthur Herman’s new book “1917” reviewed by National Review Online and The New York Journal of Books

Arthur Herman quoted in PJ Media on President Trump’s first year in office