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Thou shalt not covet red lines. Thou shalt not trust “soft power.” Thou shalt mistrust and verify.
Disagreements—and insults. Presidential politics, on the boil.
Why do conservatives believe in free markets and limited government? Because they make life better—especially for those in need.
The long, strange trip of progressivism.
Globalization is buffeting states as never before. The stable systems will be those that best handle rapid economic change.
Get ready for profound changes in economic policy, whoever becomes president.
Presidential candidates have been waving the bloody shirt of protectionism. Why attacking free trade is wrong—and cheap.
The real litmus test of this campaign season is Social Security. Who will save it?
How to focus on what really matters: American interests.
A victory could be worse than defeat—if it showed we had no strategy.
The perils of nuclear proliferation didn’t end with the Cold War.
A common thread runs through US military disappointments: errors at the top.
The Obama administration has quietly embraced a once-controversial doctrine about getting in the first punch.
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?
China taps into the information age to learn everything about—and to control—its people.
The world seems to have forgotten Arabs’ yearning for freedom. Yet real stability can come about only when this yearning is satisfied at last.
Riyadh is at the center of a coming regional storm.
Saudi Arabia both nurtures Wahhabi activism and struggles to tame it.
For families struggling with rare diseases, bureaucracy is in some ways a tougher enemy than the diseases themselves. How to change that.
In enabling the children of the poor to escape low-skill, low-wage work, schools really matter.
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.
California’s biggest crop has transformed farming, marketing, water policies, and even labor practices. That drives the left nuts.
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.”
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.
Hoover fellow Lee E. Ohanian created a better economic model by adding a new variable: exogenous shocks.
In a time of sound and fury and presidential politics, a word on being grateful.
After the Crash of 1929, Herbert Hoover took steps that were vigorous, creative, and even radical—if, alas, ultimately unavailing.
The making of Taiwan.
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.