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Michael Hirsh

National Journal (formerly of Newsweek)

Michael Hirsh appears in the following:

In the Crimea Crisis, the U.S. Turns the Screw

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Is the Ukraine crisis a reassertion of Russian pride and is Crimea becoming the symbol of Russia's reemergence as an empire in Eastern Europe? Many on Capitol Hill and in academia have long argued that the moment would come when Russia would try to get back some of what it lost after the fall of the Soviet Union—is this new crisis an "I told you so" moment from the voices in D.C. who never believed the Cold War is over? Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, and Michael Hirsh, Chief Correspondent for the National Journal, join The Takeaway to explain.

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President Obama's New Nominations

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Michael Hirsh, chief correspondent for National Journal, talks about the president's nominations of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be his new secretary of defense and John Brennan to head the CIA.

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Wall Street and Washington

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Former Newsweek reporter Michael Hirsh, now at the National Journal, explains why presidents, from Ronald Reagan through Barack Obama, have put Wall Street before Main Street. In his book Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future Over to Wall Street, he looks into how that preference has caused numerous economic crises around the world.

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Hillary Clinton Becomes Obama's Best Asset on World Stage

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Two years after a contested and hot-spirited primary campaign, Barack Obama's strongest rival has morphed into a great ally as the president and the secretary of state find their footing on the international stage. It took some time for Hillary Clinton to find her voice in the Obama administration, but is now a strong member of the team.

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What Victory Means

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Juan Cole, professor of modern Middle East and South Asian History at the University of Michigan and author of the blog Informed Comment, and Michael Hirsh, senior editor and author of a weekly column on Newsweek.com, talk about what victory means in Iraq and the significance ...

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A Victory of Words

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

President Bush announced yesterday he will begin a drawdown of troops in Iraq beginning early next year. Newsweek’s Michael Hirsh evaluates how different candidates define success in the region.

Plus, the 17-mile long Large Hadron Collider starts accelerating particles today, but its purpose remains vague to ...

Iraq on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Fawaz Gerges, professor in Middle East and International Affairs at Sarah Lawrence College and author of The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global, offers analysis of the Crocker and Petraeus testimony in yesterday's Congressional hearings. Michael Hirsh, senior editor at Newsweek's Washington Bureau, joins in to comment on Obama's ...

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