Senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford, and the Center for European Studies, Harvard. He has published fourteen books, the latest of which is The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power.
Historian Niall Ferguson joins Michael Auslin to discuss whether the United States is entering a new Cold War with China. Ferguson explains the quick change in public and government attitudes toward China and steps that the Trump administration is taking toward Chinese economic and military aggressiveness. Hoover fellows John Yoo and Auslin then discuss the pros and cons of the Cold War analogy, or whether the rise of Germany before WWI is the better comparison.More