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Ten Commandments for the Next President

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Thou shalt not covet red lines. Thou shalt not trust “soft power.” Thou shalt mistrust and verify.

The Facts and the Furious

by James W. Ceaservia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Disagreements—and insults. Presidential politics, on the boil.

Conservativism Is Compassionate

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Why do conservatives believe in free markets and limited government? Because they make life better—especially for those in need. 

Where the Left Is Going

by James W. Ceaservia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The long, strange trip of progressivism.

Trade Winds

by David Bradyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Globalization is buffeting states as never before. The stable systems will be those that best handle rapid economic change.

The Tax Plans Cometh

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Get ready for profound changes in economic policy, whoever becomes president.

Defending Free Trade

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Presidential candidates have been waving the bloody shirt of protectionism. Why attacking free trade is wrong—and cheap.

Candid Candidates

by Charles Blahousvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The real litmus test of this campaign season is Social Security. Who will save it?

Three Principles, Three Challenges

by Stephen D. Krasner, Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

How to focus on what really matters: American interests.

Strategy Matters

by Kori Schakevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

A victory could be worse than defeat—if it showed we had no strategy.

Still a Dangerous Neighborhood

by William J. Perryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The perils of nuclear proliferation didn’t end with the Cold War.

Seven Deadly Strategic Sins

by Mark Moyarvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

A common thread runs through US military disappointments: errors at the top.

“Pre-emption” Comes in from the Cold

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The Obama administration has quietly embraced a once-controversial doctrine about getting in the first punch.

Software Meets Soft Power

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

After the clash between Apple and the FBI, a question: what if forcing a company to yield its secrets strengthens one kind of security but damages another?

Beijing Borrows Moscow’s Playbook

by Mark Harrisonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

China taps into the information age to learn everything about—and to control—its people.

Ghosts of the Arab Spring

by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The world seems to have forgotten Arabs’ yearning for freedom. Yet real stability can come about only when this yearning is satisfied at last.

The Saudis Feel Cornered

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Riyadh is at the center of a coming regional storm.

Riyadh’s Double Bind

by Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Saudi Arabia both nurtures Wahhabi activism and struggles to tame it. 

Hope for Stolen Lives

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

For families struggling with rare diseases, bureaucracy is in some ways a tougher enemy than the diseases themselves. How to change that.

From Working Class to Middle Class

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

In enabling the children of the poor to escape low-skill, low-wage work, schools really matter.

Totalitarian Spin

by Christopher Walker, Marc Plattner, Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Social media and the Internet were supposed to enable democracy to triumph around the world, but now despots are using tech as an instrument of oppression.

Pity the Almond

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

California’s biggest crop has transformed farming, marketing, water policies, and even labor practices. That drives the left nuts.

Libertarian on the Bench

by Damon Rootinterview with Clint Bolickvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Hoover fellow Clint Bolick, just appointed to the supreme court of Arizona, describes his new job: “to give effect to every single word in the Constitution.”

The McKinley Pivot

by Peter M. Robinsoninterview with Karl Rovevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

His rival tried to drive Americans apart—but William McKinley brought them together. Seasoned campaigner Karl Rove sees echoes of the 1896 faceoff in today’s presidential contest.

Shocks to the System

by David Andolfattointerview with Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Hoover fellow Lee E. Ohanian created a better economic model by adding a new variable: exogenous shocks.

To Gratitude

by William Damonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

In a time of sound and fury and presidential politics, a word on being grateful.

Hoover vs. the Great Depression

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

After the Crash of 1929, Herbert Hoover took steps that were vigorous, creative, and even radical—if, alas, ultimately unavailing.

The Accidental State

by Hsiao-ting Linvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The making of Taiwan.

On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Ships ride at anchor and planes fly overhead in this curiously placid sketch of British forces sent to Gallipoli, one of the most bitter battles of the Great War.

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2016 No. 3

by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, July 11, 2016
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by James W. Ceaser Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, July 11, 2016
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by James W. Ceaser Monday, July 11, 2016
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by David Brady Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Michael J. Boskin Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Stephen D. Krasner, Amy Zegart Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Kori Schake Monday, July 11, 2016
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by William J. Perry Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Mark Moyar Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Amy Zegart Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Mark Harrison Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaul Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Charles Hill Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Abbas Milani Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Christopher Walker, Marc Plattner, Larry Diamond Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Damon Root interview with Clint Bolick Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Karl Rove Monday, July 11, 2016
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by David Andolfatto interview with Lee Ohanian Monday, July 11, 2016
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by William Damon Monday, July 11, 2016
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by George H. Nash Monday, July 11, 2016
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by Hsiao-ting Lin Monday, July 11, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 No. 2

by Michael J. Boskin Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John B. Taylor Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael Spence Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Monday, April 18, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 18, 2016
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by David Brady Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Daniel P. Kessler Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Lanhee J. Chen, James C. Capretta Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Charles Hill Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael S. Bernstam Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Josef Joffe Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Frederick W. Kagan Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Mark Harrison Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Henry I. Miller Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Larry Diamond Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jenny Mayfield Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kenji Kato Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Meghan Daum Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Kyle Peterson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, April 18, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Monday, April 18, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

2016 No. 1

by John B. Taylor Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Edward Paul Lazear Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Spence Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Joshua D. Rauh Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bruce Thornton Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Kori Schake Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Scott W. Atlas, John F. Cogan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Gabriella Blum Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Sam Nunn, Andrew Bieniawski Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. West Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondiscio Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Stephen D. Krasner Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Abbas Milani, Michael McFaul Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Carson Bruno Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John B. Dunlop, Norman M. Naimark Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by John O'Sullivan Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Serge Schmemann Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Friday, October 2, 2015

2015 No. 4

by Michael J. Boskin Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Edward Paul Lazear Friday, October 16, 2015
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 16, 2015
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by David R. Henderson Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Mark Harrison Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jack Goldsmith Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Benjamin Wittes Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Lieutenant Colonel Enrique Oti Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Admiral Gary Roughead Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Carson Bruno Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Carol Galante Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Larry Diamond Friday, October 16, 2015
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by General Jim Mattis Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, October 16, 2015
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featuring Robert Service Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Timothy Garton Ash Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Emily S. Chen Friday, October 16, 2015
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by David Davenport Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Clifton B. Parker featuring William Damon Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Clint Bolick Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jeremy Catto Friday, October 16, 2015
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by James W. Ceaser Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Samuel Tadros Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Peter Berkowitz Friday, October 16, 2015
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Friday, October 16, 2015
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The Saudis Feel Cornered

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Riyadh is at the center of a coming regional storm.

Ten Commandments for the Next President

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

Thou shalt not covet red lines. Thou shalt not trust “soft power.” Thou shalt mistrust and verify.

Ghosts of the Arab Spring

by Amr Hamzawy, Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The world seems to have forgotten Arabs’ yearning for freedom. Yet real stability can come about only when this yearning is satisfied at last.

Beijing Borrows Moscow’s Playbook

by Mark Harrisonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

China taps into the information age to learn everything about—and to control—its people.

Software Meets Soft Power

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

After the clash between Apple and the FBI, a question: what if forcing a company to yield its secrets strengthens one kind of security but damages another?

“Pre-emption” Comes in from the Cold

by Jack Goldsmithvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The Obama administration has quietly embraced a once-controversial doctrine about getting in the first punch.

Seven Deadly Strategic Sins

by Mark Moyarvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

A common thread runs through US military disappointments: errors at the top.

Still a Dangerous Neighborhood

by William J. Perryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

The perils of nuclear proliferation didn’t end with the Cold War.

Strategy Matters

by Kori Schakevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

A victory could be worse than defeat—if it showed we had no strategy.

Three Principles, Three Challenges

by Stephen D. Krasner, Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

How to focus on what really matters: American interests.

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