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Hoover Digest by topic: Arms Control

January 21, 2014

Return of the Bear

Russia is back in the Middle East. How did we let this happen?

January 21, 2014

Best Frenemies

Nations have interests, not friends. Neither the Syrian war nor the Snowden case should deter the United States from working with Russia.

October 26, 2012

The Language of Force

Hint to Tehran that it has nothing to fear from us? Not a good idea. By Thomas H. Henriksen.

October 26, 2012

Chessboard or Puzzle

Chess match
Image credit: Taylor Jones

What are America’s next moves? Candidates Obama and Romney offer opposite answers. By Henry R. Nau.

August 13, 2012

"Leading from Behind Is an Oxymoron"

Peter Robinson Uncommon Knowledge logo

Condoleezza Rice weighs America’s failures, successes, and diplomatic challenges yet to come. An interview with Peter Robinson.

April 6, 2012

Threat for Threat

Korean man with bombs
Image credit: Taylor Jones

How South Korea might deter its nuclear neighbor without going nuclear itself. By Dimitri Landa.

April 6, 2012

Taiwan's Secret Ally

Retired admiral Charles M. Cooke
Image credit: Hoover Archives

In Chiang Kai-shek’s darkest hour, he turned to a retired U.S. admiral. By Hsiao-ting Lin.

October 12, 2011

In Reagan's Footsteps

Reagan statue
Image credit: © Agence France-Presse/Attila Kisbenedek

As the Reagan centennial year draws to an end, Europeans honor the man who, as Margaret Thatcher put it, “won the Cold War without firing a shot.” By Edwin Meese III.

October 12, 2011

An Inconvenient Woman

woman holding frame
Image credit: Taylor Jones

Homage to a dissident who insisted on telling the truth. By Yuri Yarim-Agaev.