All countries — whether revolutionary regimes or democratic governments — pursue sovereign justice. National judicial systems reign supreme in the international system. Nations get to decide what to do inside their borders and who is guilty or innocent within their countries.
What do coronavirus and the national debt have in common? The answer is China. Due in part to secrecy and poor management in China, suddenly the world confronts a major pandemic. We’re reminded how interconnected our world is and how vulnerable we are to China.
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Michael Bloomberg’s farming knowledge; the rip-roaring Democrat debate in Nevada; and VDH’s proposal to save higher education by putting colleges and universities on the hook for what they’re charging.
U.S. Army Major General Jonathan Braga, Commander, Special Operations Command - Pacific (SOCPAC) visited the Hoover Institution Monday, February 3, engaging fellows in a roundtable discussion about his command’s biggest threats in region.
The three-part documentary series, Niall Ferguson’s Networld, premieres March 17 on PBS, and provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media’s technology is a battlefield of the future. Greek-American computer scientist Alex Stamos, former head of security at Facebook and now an adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation is among those sharing their insights on the program.
I happened to listen the other day to then-Sen. John F. Kennedy’s opening remarks in his debate with then-Vice President Richard Nixon during the 1960 presidential election cycle. Kennedy, the Democratic Party candidate, recalled that Abraham Lincoln, in the 1860 presidential election cycle, said the great question facing the nation was whether it could exist “half-slave and half-free.”
A trip to Washington, D.C., over Presidents Day weekend and tours of the various museums of the Smithsonian reminded me in no uncertain terms that it was Black History Month. To be sure, there are countless examples of accomplished, heroic and talented black Americans who have contributed greatly to our nation, just as have Americans of all colors, creeds and sexual orientations.