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Hoover Digest 2004 No. 1

January 30, 2004

Ripples of Battle

The continuing aftershocks of September 11. By Hoover fellow Victor Davis Hanson.

January 30, 2004

Bush and the Liberal Tradition

Why liberal democracy in America depends on promoting liberal democracy abroad. By Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz.

January 30, 2004

Confronting Anti-Americanism Abroad—and at Home

Why opposition to American policy in Iraq is not really about Iraq but about America itself. By Hoover national fellow Jeremi Suri.

January 30, 2004

We Got Him

How we ran Saddam to ground. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz. Sidebar: Do We Need More Troops? Or Different Troops?: Why we must establish a new, post–Cold War military.

January 30, 2004

What We’ve Done Right

It’s high time for a little perspective on Iraq. By Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara.

January 30, 2004

Legitimacy and Irrelevance

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The United Nations is far less powerful than some—French president Jacques Chirac, for example—would like. Thank goodness. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

January 30, 2004

We Just Saved the United Nations. What For?

Hoover fellow Charles Hill explains how we can put the United Nations to better use.

January 30, 2004

Foreign Aid and the National Interest

How should the United States approach foreign aid? Andrew Natsios and Hoover fellow Larry Diamond recommend tough love.

January 30, 2004

The Gravest Danger

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Nuclear weapons could only too easily fall into the hands of rogue states and terrorists. Hoover fellow Sidney Drell and James Goodby explain how to prevent that from happening.

January 30, 2004

Tehran, Coming Clean at Last?

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Iran recently agreed to grant international arms inspectors greater access to its nuclear facilities. Small comfort. By Hoover fellow Charles Recknagel.

January 30, 2004

The Next Battleground in the Terror War

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The failed states of Africa might only too easily become a breeding ground for terrorism. It is time for us to make certain that they don’t. By Hoover fellow Lisa D. Cook.

January 30, 2004

The Outlook

Former secretary of state George P. Shultz surveys the current Asian political and economic landscape.

January 30, 2004

How’s Hu Doing?

President Hu Jintao continues China’s long march toward political reform. By Hoover fellow H. Lyman Miller.

January 30, 2004

The Grand Strategy of Vladimir Putin

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Vladimir Putin has a plan—to roll back democracy. By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul. Sidebar: An Ominous Trend: Russian nationalism rears its ugly head.

January 30, 2004

The Quagmire

The war in Chechnya shows no sign of ending—and could grow still more brutal. By Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop.

January 30, 2004

Do the Tories Matter?

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With Tony Blair’s popularity plummeting and a strong new leader at the helm of the Conservative Party, could the Tories be making a comeback at long last? By Hoover fellow Gerald A. Dorfman.

January 30, 2004

Surviving Fidel

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The U.S. embargo against Cuba is an abysmal failure. Let’s end it. By Hoover fellow William Ratliff.

January 30, 2004

No Es Fácil

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Life is hard in Castro’s Cuba. By Mike Walker.

January 30, 2004

Can Dr. McClellan Cure the FDA?

Americans are dying for regulatory reform—literally. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

January 30, 2004

A Timely Proposal for Postal Reform

The United States Postal Service amounts to a bloated and inefficient government monopoly. Can it be reformed? By Hoover fellow Rick Geddes.

January 30, 2004

Four More Years?

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Why this fall’s election will be George W. Bush’s to lose. By Hoover fellow Bill Whalen.

January 30, 2004

Making Room at the Inn

Why we need the needy. By Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse.

January 30, 2004

A Case Study in Leadership

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Ronald Reagan made it all look easy. But even for him, it wasn’t. By Hoover overseer Buzz McCoy.

January 30, 2004

Tribute to a Patriot

Edward Teller

How fortunate for the free world that America has served as a haven for immigrants such as Edward Teller. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

January 30, 2004

Edward Teller: A Personal Remembrance

Hoover fellow John H. Bunzel reflects on his late friend.

January 30, 2004

Messages from a Lost World

A collection of thank-you letters from Polish children to Herbert Hoover following World War I offers a glimpse into a lost world of European Jewry. By Hoover Archives director Elena S. Danielson, Zachary Baker, and Maciej Siekierski.