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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 discusses the threat China poses to the US.

Arthur Herman discusses the threat China poses to the US.

Arthur Herman discusses the future of the US-Israel relationship and the challenge of China’s rise.

Arthur Herman discusses the future of the US-Israel relationship and the challenge of China’s rise.

Mosaic Magazine

Arthur Herman discusses President Trump’s decision making style from the historical perspective.

Arthur Herman discusses President Trump’s decision making style from the historical perspective.

Sinclair

Arthur Herman discussed his recent op-ed on the Moscow-Beijing-Tehran axis.

Arthur Herman discussed his recent op-ed on the Moscow-Beijing-Tehran axis.

Fox Business

Glenn Beck, Blaze Radio

Arthur Herman on Fox & Friends, October 29, 2018

Arthur Herman on Fox & Friends, October 29, 2018

Arthur Herman on Fox News, November 17, 2017

Arthur Herman on Fox News, November 17, 2017

Arthur Herman at Hillsdale College, October 1st, 2017

Arthur Herman at Hillsdale College, October 1st, 2017

Arthur Herman on Fox News Radio, August 3, 2017

Arthur Herman on Fox News Radio, August 3, 2017

Pearl Harbor's Isolationist Lessons, Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2016

Pearl Harbor's Isolationist Lessons, Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2016

Why Everybody Loves Israel, Tikvah Podcast, November 28, 2016

Why Everybody Loves Israel, Tikvah Podcast, November 28, 2016

Who Killed RadioShack?, Hudson Institute TEN Talk

Who Killed RadioShack?, Hudson Institute TEN Talk

After Emperor Akihito, Wall Street Journal Video, August 9, 2016

After Emperor Akihito, Wall Street Journal Video, August 9, 2016

What Leadership Qualities Do We Look for in Presidents?, Face the Nation, July 3, 2016

What Leadership Qualities Do We Look for in Presidents?, Face the Nation, July 3, 2016

Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, The Bookmonger with John J. Miller, July 4, 2016

Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, The Bookmonger with John J. Miller, July 4, 2016

Wanted: A Modern-Day MacArthur, Wall Street Journal Video, June 23, 2016

Wanted: A Modern-Day MacArthur, Wall Street Journal Video, June 23, 2016

Wanted: A Modern-Day Churchill, Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2016

Wanted: A Modern-Day Churchill, Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2016

Arthur Herman Talks with T. Boone Pickens, Pickens Plan Podcast, September 10, 2015

Arthur Herman Talks with T. Boone Pickens, Pickens Plan Podcast, September 10, 2015

Why We Still Need Nuclear Weapons, WSJ Live, August 6th, 2015

Why We Still Need Nuclear Weapons, WSJ Live, August 6th, 2015

Opinion: The Great War’s Strategic Lessons, Wall Street Journal Live, August 1, 2014

Opinion: The Great War’s Strategic Lessons, Wall Street Journal Live, August 1, 2014

Opinion: What Really Triggered World War I?, Wall Street Journal Live, August 1, 2014

Opinion: What Really Triggered World War I?, Wall Street Journal Live, August 1, 2014

How Private Entrepreneurs Won WWII, Wall Street Journal Live, June 6, 2014

How Private Entrepreneurs Won WWII, Wall Street Journal Live, June 6, 2014