Decades of stop-and-start attention from the United States may have done more harm than good. By Cecile Shea.
The assertion that Russia has discovered a new kind of capitalism— “market authoritarianism”—is a myth. Putin and company have no idea how to sustain real growth. By Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss.
When will an American president finally scrap our embargo on Cuba? By Oscar Espinosa Chepe and William Ratliff.
The growing effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. By George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Henry A. Kissinger, and Sam Nunn.
As his classic work is republished, Robert Conquest reflects on how it threw open the doors of the Gulag’s secrets.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
In 1949, Chiang Kai-shek faced both utter defeat and a second chance. What he did next. By Ramon H. Myers and Hsiao-ting Lin.
Paul R. Gregory’s new book, Lenin’s Brain, peers into the nightmare workings of the Soviet state. By Andrew Nagorski.
Boris Pasternak's great work, Doctor Zhivago, has turned 50. The Hoover Institution shared some of its vast collection of documents and photos for an international symposium. By Leonora Soroka.