Former Secretary of State George Shultz discusses the importance of strengthening our nation’s leadership, the impact other countries have on the United States, and the dangers of making empty threats.
In the aftermath of a heart procedure that put his presidential campaign on pause, this much we know about Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ personal health: he received medical clearance to appear in the next Democratic debate, which is two Tuesdays from now.
Donald Trump’s successful 2016 road to the White House was paved with irreverent campaign rhetoric and a world of good intentions regarding American foreign policy. Like Barack Obama before him, he called the Iraq War a mistake and recognized China as a rising global competitor.
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the attacks on President Trump, impeachment, and says the 'mellow drama' has never been about what President Trump says, it's about what Joe Biden and Hunter Biden did.
The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943). Born in Waterloo, Iowa (also the birthplace of Lou Henry Hoover in 1874), Gilchrist graduated from the Medical Department of Western Reserve University (today's Case Western) in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Alla Yaroshinska is a journalist and was a political figure in the late USSR. She served as a member of the Supreme Soviet from 1989 to 1991, deputy to the minister of press and information until 1993, and then adviser to President Boris Yeltsin and member of his Presidential Council.
[Subscription Required] How to be a dictator? Ruthlessness matters a lot more than talent, but luck most of all. That is the upshot of Frank Dikötter’s elegant and readable study of the cult of personality in the 20th century.
The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of mass support while turning the population into a nation of terrorised prisoners endlessly condemned to faking enthusiasm for their oppressor.
In 2001, Gordon Chang, an American lawyer who had spent many years in Hong Kong and Shanghai, published a book forebodingly titled “The Coming Collapse of China.” At the time, the thesis seemed improbable, if not preposterous.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will face an uphill battle selling a peace deal he approved midweek with Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in Donbas, which would see two breakaway republics become self-governing, although still part of Ukraine, say analysts.
Vibrant international engagement has often been suggested to have gone out of the proverbial window in modern nation-state geopolitics. Indeed, the US in its position as global superpower can seem to be battening down the hatches.