Sign up for our 8-part course, The Fight to Defend the Free World

Your course instructor is Hoover Institution senior fellow H.R. McMaster, retired lieutenant general, scholar, and former White House national security advisor.  

Each video in the course gives you a five to eight-minute briefing with illustrative maps and graphics. You’ll have access to a written transcript of each lesson, historical timelines, a glossary, and the opportunity to test your knowledge.

The Fight to Defend the Free World investigates America’s overall approach and our six biggest “battlegrounds” in today’s superpower competition:

  • Russia
  • China
  • South Asia
  • North Korea
  • Iran
  • The Middle East

Simply complete the form below and access your free course, The Fight to Defend the Free World, now.

After submitting, watch your inbox for an email within minutes containing a link to Lesson 1 of the course.


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