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Hoover Digest by topic: Military Organization and Mgmt

April 21, 2014

The Empire Strikes Back?

More and more, China resembles the confident—and eventually aggressive—Japan of the 1930s.

October 18, 2013

Kurdistan Seizes Its Moment

In the bustling, confident north, the pretense of “one Iraq” grows weaker by the day.

October 18, 2013

No Safe Havens?

January 25, 2013

Our Robot Children

mannequin dressed for battle
Image credit: © EPA/Tobias Kleinschmidt

At what point will we trust robots to kill? By Shane Harris.

August 13, 2012

"Leading from Behind Is an Oxymoron"

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

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

Resilience Is Not Enough

Bouncing back from national-security setbacks is no substitute for overcoming or avoiding them in the first place. By Amy B. Zegart.

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

Restraint is Powerful

General Ray Odierno and Army officer Joseph McGee
Image credit: U.S. Army/Sgt. Kani Ronningen

Do our strict codes of conduct unduly burden our soldiers in the field? Not according to this officer. A first-person account of events in Iraq. By Joseph McGee.