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For nearly 40 years, Jeremy Rabkin has been a rare conservative voice inside liberal academia: first as a professor at Cornell University, and now as a professor at the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University.
During a long conversation with The Jamie Weinstein Show, Rabkin discussed his opposition to Donald Trump during the 2016 election, how he thinks Trump is doing now that he is in the Oval Office, the state of the conservative movement, his new book on cyber warfare, and his influences. He also dished on what his grad school classmates Bill Kristol and Alan Keyes were like way back when, and how he views his most famous advisee, Ann Coulter, today.
• After opposing his candidacy, how does Prof. Rabkin think Trump is doing?
• Does Prof. Rabkin believe a conservative movement even exists anymore?
• On the idea illegal immigration is number one threat to the U.S.
• Who Prof. Rabkin would like to see run for president
• What three issues Prof. Rabkin sees as America’s most pressing problems
• Prof. Rabkin on knowing Alan Keyes and Bill Kristol as Harvard grad students
• Prof. Rabkin on his most famous advisee: Ann Coulter
• On his new book, with John Yoo, Striking Power: How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War
• When does a cyber attack become an act of war?
• On Trump’s UN speech and his emphasis on sovereignty
• Should conservatives go into academia?
• How should universities handle controversial speakers?
• Closing questions on his influences
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