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Hoover Digest by topic: Foreign Aid

January 21, 2014

Crazy Like a Fox

Nice to have, suicidal to use: the bizarre logic of Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.

April 26, 2013

Mission Never Quite Accomplished

April 26, 2013

Our Man in Africa

August 13, 2012

Curse of the Goebbels Diaries

Joseph Goebbels “the first ‘spin doctor’
Image credit: Hoover Archives

The war was over, but the battle to publish the papers of the Nazis’ master propagandist was just beginning. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.

August 13, 2012

Hearts and Minds: Counting the Costs

Brenda Dwiggins
Image credit: U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia

The American way of winning popular support is now a well-oiled—and very expensive—strategic machine. By Thomas H. Henriksen.

August 13, 2012

A New Grand Strategy

The greater Mideast is being transformed. Now the United States must transform its Mideast policy just as dramatically. By Charles Hill.

April 6, 2012

Herbert Hoover's Road Not Taken

George H. Nash cartoon
Image credit: Taylor Jones

Completed forty-eight years ago, his magnum opus appears at last. George H. Nash discusses its insights into our thirty-first president. By Charity Nebbe.

April 6, 2012

Europe's Only Choice

No longer able to devalue its way to competitiveness, Europe can save itself in just one way: reforming its welfare states. By Michael J. Boskin.

April 6, 2012

Tragedy of the Commons, in Two Acts

Man with goats
Image credit: Taylor Jones

A classic parable of shared resources explains the woes besetting both the euro and U.S. debt. By Gary D. Libecap.

April 6, 2012

Scrap the Euro Now

Euro flag
Image credit: Taylor Jones

The common currency was doomed from the start. By Robert J. Barro.