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Steady and Rising

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The American economy, going from strength to strength.

The Human Side of Trade

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

In a dynamic economy, short-term pain is real. But over the longer term? Free trade leads to better, richer lives. 

Friedman on Freedom

by Milton Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

“A society that puts equality ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom.” Wisdom from the late, great Milton Friedman.

Make America Exceptional Again

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The rule of law, the centerpiece of American exceptionalism, is under assault. How to halt the predations of the regulatory state. 

Rugged Individualism

by David Davenport, Gordon Lloydvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Two of the gravest threats to this distinctively American value: nanny states and helicopter parents. 

The Soft Bigotry of Political Correctness

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

President Trump has never bowed to the culture of victimization. His lack of deference could be liberating.

Winning Women

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Woodrow Wilson at first found himself scandalized by protesting women, but soon he championed their cause. How President Trump and feminists might likewise make common cause.

Ten Ways to Rescue Mideast Policy

by Russell A. Berman, Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

In the Middle East the previous administration established neither democracy nor security—and now Russia is on the scene. 

Before Push Comes to Shove

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

What the president needs to learn—fast. 

The Russia Question

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

American relations with Moscow have become a geopolitical mess—a mess, very largely, of our own making. 

Break Up the Bromance

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Just getting along with Russia isn’t going to be good enough. If the new administration wants a “reset” of its own, it will need to demonstrate clarity and strength. 

“It’s Best Not to Mess with Us”

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The nuclear poker game with Moscow has already begun—or, rather, resumed. 

Chicken Soup for the Russian Soul

by Ralph Petersvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A strongman with a messianic streak, Vladimir Putin might almost have stepped from the pages of Russian history. 

Red Dawn

by Ellie Cawthorneinterview with Robert Servicevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A hundred years ago, Russia’s last czar pondered revolution, the modern world, and the end of the Romanovs. Historian Robert Service explores the mind of Nicholas II. 

Trump Versus the Spies

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

All presidents clash with their intelligence experts, but the hostility the new administration has displayed is unusual—and risky. 

Energy Efficiency: Still Low-hanging Fruit

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

There are still plenty of ways we can use energy more efficiently. Simple changes would produce large effects. 

Time to Count the Costs—And Adapt

by Gary D. Libecapvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Environmental activists must quit playing politics and begin to practice one of the fundamental disciplines of good governance: weighing benefits against costs. 

Inconvenient Math?

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

On climate change, the uncertainties multiply—literally. 

Freedom for Indian Country

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The federal government has long been proven unworthy of Indians’ trust. How the new administration can do better. 

Diplomacy, Not Doomsday

by William J. Perryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

When dealing with North Korea, diplomat and Hoover fellow William J. Perry advises, set aside the big stick—and the Kim regime might actually listen.

License to Hate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The label of “hate crime” is used to score political points, not to end violence. It should be eliminated. 

“The Core of a Just Society”

by Carolyn Pheniciefeaturing Condoleezza Ricevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Hoover fellow Condoleezza Rice calls for the transformation of our schools.

A Chance for Choice

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

By appointing Betsy DeVos education secretary, President Trump shows he’s listening to parents. 

Use Your Words—And Your Ideas

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Arguments over education have divided America. Here’s how reformers can swap acrimony for action.

Farewell to a Citizen-Scientist

by David Hoffmanfeaturing Sidney D. Drellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Hoover fellow Sidney Drell worked with science’s deepest and most dangerous nuclear secrets, and generations of American leaders benefited from his guidance. An appreciation of a physicist, a scholar, and a patriot. 

Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

by Peter M. Robinsonfeaturing Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

There’s never been a level playing field, insists economist and Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell, and we should never have expected one. 

The Many Lives of Babi Yar

by Norman M. Naimarkvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

One of the blackest chapters of World War II: the German massacre of Kyiv’s Jews. The horror of Babi Yar, suppressed in the Soviet era, may be finding its proper place in European memory at last. 

Hoover and the Great Outdoors

by Jean McElwee Cannonfeaturing Herbert Hoovervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A lifelong outdoorsman, Herbert Hoover praised nature as a font of inspiration, relaxation, and American values. Naturally, Hoover played an energetic role in developing America’s national parks. 

Weapon on the Wall

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

As World War I raged, posters encouraged, enticed, and even shamed young Americans into joining the great conflict.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

2017 No. 2

by Edward Paul Lazear Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Russell Roberts Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Milton Friedman Monday, April 24, 2017
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, April 24, 2017
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by David Davenport, Gordon Lloyd Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Shelby Steele Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Russell A. Berman, Charles Hill Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Michael McFaul Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Paul R. Gregory Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Ralph Peters Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Ellie Cawthorne interview with Robert Service Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Amy Zegart Monday, April 24, 2017
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by James L. Sweeney Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Gary D. Libecap Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Michael S. Bernstam Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Terry Anderson Monday, April 24, 2017
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by William J. Perry Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Carolyn Phenicie featuring Condoleezza Rice Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Paul E. Peterson Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, April 24, 2017
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by David Hoffman featuring Sidney D. Drell Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Peter M. Robinson featuring Thomas Sowell Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Norman M. Naimark Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Jean McElwee Cannon featuring Herbert Hoover Monday, April 24, 2017
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by Jean McElwee Cannon Monday, April 24, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017

2017 No. 1

by James W. Ceaser Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Larry Diamond Friday, January 27, 2017
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by David Brady Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, January 27, 2017
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by David Davenport Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Lee Ohanian Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Michael Spence Friday, January 27, 2017
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featuring John H. Cochrane Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Robert J. Barro Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Charles Blahous Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Edward Paul Lazear, Simon Janssen Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Henry I. Miller Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Michael McFaul Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Friday, January 27, 2017
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by General Jim Mattis Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Jack Goldsmith, Matthew Waxman Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Charles Hill Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Katya Drozdova Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Norman M. Naimark, Aleksandar Matovski Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Daniel Corstange Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, Brandon L. Wright Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Peter M. Robinson Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Peter M. Robinson interview with Terry M. Moe Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Graham Allison, Niall Ferguson Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Bill Whalen Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Jean McElwee Cannon, James Sam Friday, January 27, 2017
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by Maciej Siekierski Friday, January 27, 2017
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Friday, October 21, 2016

2016 No. 4

by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 21, 2016
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by George P. Shultz, John F. Cogan Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Charles Blahous Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Douglas A. Irwin Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Josef Joffe, Timothy Garton Ash, Allan H. Meltzer, Niall Ferguson, Stephen Kotkin, Michael McFaul, Andrew Roberts, Richard A. Epstein, Michael Spence Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring James W. Ceaser Friday, October 21, 2016
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by James Huffman Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Rosa Brooks Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Admiral Gary Roughead Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Reuel Marc Gerecht Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Stephen Kotkin Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Miles Maochun Yu Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Paul E. Peterson Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Timothy Garton Ash Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, October 21, 2016
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by Peter M. Robinson Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Russell Roberts Friday, October 21, 2016
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by William Damon Friday, October 21, 2016
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featuring Lee Ohanian Friday, October 21, 2016
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Monday, July 11, 2016

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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Freedom for Indian Country

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The federal government has long been proven unworthy of Indians’ trust. How the new administration can do better. 

Inconvenient Math?

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

On climate change, the uncertainties multiply—literally. 

Time to Count the Costs—And Adapt

by Gary D. Libecapvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Environmental activists must quit playing politics and begin to practice one of the fundamental disciplines of good governance: weighing benefits against costs. 

Energy Efficiency: Still Low-hanging Fruit

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

There are still plenty of ways we can use energy more efficiently. Simple changes would produce large effects. 

Trump Versus the Spies

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

All presidents clash with their intelligence experts, but the hostility the new administration has displayed is unusual—and risky. 

Red Dawn

by Ellie Cawthorneinterview with Robert Servicevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A hundred years ago, Russia’s last czar pondered revolution, the modern world, and the end of the Romanovs. Historian Robert Service explores the mind of Nicholas II. 

Chicken Soup for the Russian Soul

by Ralph Petersvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

A strongman with a messianic streak, Vladimir Putin might almost have stepped from the pages of Russian history. 

“It’s Best Not to Mess with Us”

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

The nuclear poker game with Moscow has already begun—or, rather, resumed. 

Break Up the Bromance

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

Just getting along with Russia isn’t going to be good enough. If the new administration wants a “reset” of its own, it will need to demonstrate clarity and strength. 

The Russia Question

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 24, 2017

American relations with Moscow have become a geopolitical mess—a mess, very largely, of our own making. 

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