Did Radio Free Europe inflame the Hungarian revolutionaries of 1956? Exploring one of the Cold War's most stubborn myths. By A. Ross Johnson.
President Bush’s signature domestic issue remains relevant to the hopes of both ordinary Americans and Republican candidates. By Jeffrey M. Jones.
America is not the fatally polarized nation we often imagine it to be. On most issues, the majority of red-staters and blue-staters are on the same side. By Morris P. Fiorina.
Set aside the easy comparisons. The Democrats’ 2006 electoral victory was a different breed entirely from the 1994 Republican triumph. By David W. Brady, Daniel M. Butler, and Jeremy C. Pope.
Broadcast journalism isn’t what it used to be—and won’t be again. By Robert Zelnick.
As the courts seek to learn who leaked the name of a CIA agent to columnist Robert Novak, politics is trumping the law—and national security. By Robert Zelnick.
Embedding reporters in military units reduced the “cynicism, general distrust, and enmity” that had marked relations between the Pentagon and the press for three decades. Hoover associate director Jeffrey C. Bliss on the first new approach to relations between the military and the media since Vietnam.SIDEBAR: Journalists and War