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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 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

Arthur Herman interviewed on The Bookmonger Podcast on his new book 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

Arthur Herman quoted in The New York Post on the legacy of President Wilson

Arthur Herman quoted in Newsweek on plans to combat North Korean missiles

Arthur Herman quoted in The New York Times on intercepting North Korean missiles

Arthur Herman quoted by Newsmax on U.S. Cybersecurity infrastructure

Arthur Herman quoted by Forbes on the USPS and China

Arthur Herman quoted by Nikkei Asian Review on Japanese research on Quantum Computing

Hudson event on Quantum Computing quoted by FCW and Ciodive

Hudson Institute Conference on Quantum computing quoted by McClatchy

Upcoming book by Arthur Herman reviewed by Kirkus Reviews

Arthur Herman quoted by National Review Online on Boost Phase Intercept missile defense

Arthur Herman’s article on the anniversary of World War I written up in Fox News

Arthur Herman’s recent Wall Street Journal op-ed on North Korea’s missile launch quoted in Fox News

Kenneth Weinstein and Arthur Herman quoted in Agence France-Presse on the US, Japan, and the current global security environment

Arthur Herman’s book, The Idea of Decline in Western History, cited in David Brook’s New York Times article

Arthur Herman’s book Douglas McArthur: American Warrior reviewed in National Review

Arthur Herman’s new book about Douglas MacArthur cited on Team USA’s website regarding General Douglas MacArthur’s involvement in the 1928 Olympic games

Arthur Herman quoted in Canadian Free Press on the accuracy of Senator Joseph McCarthy’s charges

Arthur Herman’s new book, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, reviewed in Kirkus Reviews

Hudson’s event on the natural gas economy written up in Bloomberg Government, Washington Examiner and Yahoo! News

Hudson Institute’s all-day panel on the natural gas economy featured in Bloomberg and The Hill

Arthur Herman quoted in Bloomberg Government on how fracking, directional drilling and deep seismic testing could help wean European nations off dependence on Russia

Arthur Herman quoted in The Federalist, dispelling myths about Winston Churchill

Arthur Herman interviewed in Sekai Nippo (Japan) on the impending Australian-Japan submarine deal