"Let us be in no doubt: the world is still a dangerous place." Hoover honorary fellow Margaret Thatcher, one of the most important figures of the twentieth century, offers guidance for the twenty-first.
Americans may pay lip service to the Constitution, but all too often they’re willing to sidestep the document in order to achieve short-sighted political agendas. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell explores a dangerous trend.
Early in the third evening of the 1980 Republican convention, George W. Bush’s father was scarcely on Ronald Reagan’s mind. By the end of the night, he was Reagan’s vice-presidential nominee. An account from the front lines of the Reagan revolution. By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.
The Internet has made it possible for governments and corporations alike to amass an unprecedented amount of personal information on all of us. Hoover fellow Charles J. Sykes examines the preeminent issue of the Information Age—the end of privacy.
The overzealous policies of the Food and Drug Administration have pushed the time and costs of drug development to stratospheric levels. It’s time for a sweeping reform. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.
With little fanfare, Belarus has joined Russia in a new confederation. Russia is now lobbying other former Soviet states to do the same. Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop on Vladimir Putin’s expansionist dreams.
Russia’s new president may claim to represent democracy and economic liberalization, but his first months in office have given the West considerable cause for alarm. Hoover fellow Michael McFaul on actions that speak louder than words. Sidebar: The On-the-Job Training of Vladimir Putin.
The year 2000 has been a global waterloo for one-party regimes, with historic electoral victories for opposition parties in Mexico, Taiwan, and Senegal. Hoover fellow Larry Diamond on a promising trend.
In an alarming display of bravado in May 1998, longtime adversaries India and Pakistan tested their first nuclear weapons. Two years later, tensions between the two states remain high. Hoover fellow Thomas W. Simons Jr. assesses the prospects for peace.
After serving as the eyes and ears of the Polish resistance in World War II, Jan Karski became the eyes and ears of the Hoover Institution, securing thousands of documents related to wartime underground movements and governments in exile. Sidebar:
Jan Karski, a Polish underground leader during World War II, brought the first eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust to a mostly unbelieving West. A eulogy of the late hero by Hoover media fellow Deroy Murdock.