Scientists worldwide agree that adding genes to plants doesn’t make them dangerous either to the environment or for human consumption. Would someone please tell that to the EPA? By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.
Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis suggested some 70 years ago that personal privacy—the right to be left alone—is the right we Americans value most. Alas, in the information age that right is constantly being eroded. By Hoover fellow Charles J. Sykes.
While birthrates continue to fall sharply in rich nations, they continue to rise sharply in poor nations. This growing demographic divide is increasing poverty and suffering. Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker explains what we can do.
On September 11, 2001, the post–Cold War era came to an abrupt and violent end. How should the United States respond to this bleak new world? Hoover fellow John Lewis Gaddis offers some foreign policy advice for the post-post–Cold War world.
As the Bush administration struggles to find a way of dealing with North Korea and its enigmatic leader, Kim Jong Il, longtime Korea watcher and Hoover fellow Robert J. Myers offers some suggestions of his own.
Engaging in an unremitting effort to get the Russians to agree to a missile defense, the Bush administration has neglected the most important aspect of our relations with Russia—integrating Russia into the West. By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.
Colombia is under siege, with left-wing rebels and right-wing paramilitaries in control of more than half its territory and a government incapable of restoring order. U.S. policy is only making things worse. By Hoover fellows Edgardo Buscaglia and William Ratliff.
At 75, Fidel Castro has survived 10 American presidents, a 40-year American economic embargo, the collapse of communism, the loss of his principal benefactor, and the utter ruination of his country. Hoover fellow William Ratliff on a man too mean to die.
Stabbings, bombings, umbrellas armed with poison pellets—the media called it a Cold War, but in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty complex in Munich, the war could get downright hot. By Cissie Dore Hill.
Harry Milton served with George Orwell in the Spanish Civil War. His papers recall the trauma of opposing Franco’s forces on the battlefield—and of fleeing Stalin’s forces in revolutionary Barcelona. By David Jacobs.
The world of Nineteen Eighty-Four may have ended in 1989, the year the Berlin Wall came down, but George Orwell’s writing remains as relevant today as ever. Hoover Fellow Timothy Garton Ash explains why.