John B. Taylor began serving as the head of international finance at the Treasury Department just three months before September 11 changed everything. In this excerpt from his new book, Taylor tells the story of the small band of warriors he led in the financial war on terror.
Hezbollah is Iran’s tool in exporting revolution. But a lot of the power brokers in Tehran don’t want to risk their $70 billion a year in oil loot on a group of crazies in southern Lebanon. By Abbas Milani.
Norman Borlaug changed the face of modern agriculture by combining good science and common sense—a shocking contrast to the naysayers and environmental extremists who are driving the agenda today. By Henry I. Miller.
“Some critics of classical liberalism and libertarianism have suggested that community life is alien to libertarians. Not so. People flourish best among other people, provided those others do not thwart their freedom.” By Tibor R. Machan.
It is a cruel reality of the free marketplace that some individuals are hurt while others prosper. But Richard A. Epstein explains that the state must not intervene to provide protection from competitive losses.
The Hoover Archives contain a large collection of writings by the Russian émigré intellectual Nikolai Berdyaev, many of which were published in obscure Parisian émigré journals. Berdyaev’s writings illustrate the profound paradoxes of Russian messianism, which continue to confound many Russians today. By David Satter.