Thursday, January 1, 2004

2004 No. 1

Ripples of Battle

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The continuing aftershocks of September 11. By Hoover fellow Victor Davis Hanson.

Confronting Anti-Americanism Abroad—and at Home

by Jeremi Surivia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Why opposition to American policy in Iraq is not really about Iraq but about America itself. By Hoover national fellow Jeremi Suri.

Bush and the Liberal Tradition

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Why liberal democracy in America depends on promoting liberal democracy abroad. By Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz.

We Got Him

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

How we ran Saddam to ground. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz. Sidebar: Do We Need More Troops? Or Different Troops?: Why we must establish a new, post–Cold War military.

What We’ve Done Right

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

It’s high time for a little perspective on Iraq. By Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara.

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Legitimacy and Irrelevance

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The United Nations is far less powerful than some—French president Jacques Chirac, for example—would like. Thank goodness. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

Foreign Aid and the National Interest

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

How should the United States approach foreign aid? Andrew Natsios and Hoover fellow Larry Diamond recommend tough love.

We Just Saved the United Nations. What For?

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Hoover fellow Charles Hill explains how we can put the United Nations to better use.

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The Gravest Danger

by James Goodby, Sidney D. Drellvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Nuclear weapons could only too easily fall into the hands of rogue states and terrorists. Hoover fellow Sidney Drell and James Goodby explain how to prevent that from happening.

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Tehran, Coming Clean at Last?

by Charles Recknagelvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Iran recently agreed to grant international arms inspectors greater access to its nuclear facilities. Small comfort. By Hoover fellow Charles Recknagel.

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The Next Battleground in the Terror War

by Lisa D. Cookvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The failed states of Africa might only too easily become a breeding ground for terrorism. It is time for us to make certain that they don’t. By Hoover fellow Lisa D. Cook.

The Outlook

by George P. Shultzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Former secretary of state George P. Shultz surveys the current Asian political and economic landscape.

How’s Hu Doing?

by Alice L. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

President Hu Jintao continues China’s long march toward political reform. By Hoover fellow H. Lyman Miller.

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The Grand Strategy of Vladimir Putin

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Vladimir Putin has a plan—to roll back democracy. By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul. Sidebar: An Ominous Trend: Russian nationalism rears its ugly head.

The Quagmire

by John B. Dunlopvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The war in Chechnya shows no sign of ending—and could grow still more brutal. By Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop.

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Do the Tories Matter?

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

With Tony Blair’s popularity plummeting and a strong new leader at the helm of the Conservative Party, could the Tories be making a comeback at long last? By Hoover fellow Gerald A. Dorfman.

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Surviving Fidel

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The U.S. embargo against Cuba is an abysmal failure. Let’s end it. By Hoover fellow William Ratliff.

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No Es Fácil

via Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Life is hard in Castro’s Cuba. By Mike Walker.

Can Dr. McClellan Cure the FDA?

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Americans are dying for regulatory reform—literally. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

A Timely Proposal for Postal Reform

by Rick Geddesvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

The United States Postal Service amounts to a bloated and inefficient government monopoly. Can it be reformed? By Hoover fellow Rick Geddes.

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Four More Years?

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Why this fall’s election will be George W. Bush’s to lose. By Hoover fellow Bill Whalen.

Making Room at the Inn

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Why we need the needy. By Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse.

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A Case Study in Leadership

via Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Ronald Reagan made it all look easy. But even for him, it wasn’t. By Hoover overseer Buzz McCoy.

Edward Teller

Tribute to a Patriot

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

How fortunate for the free world that America has served as a haven for immigrants such as Edward Teller. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

Edward Teller: A Personal Remembrance

by John H. Bunzelvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Hoover fellow John H. Bunzel reflects on his late friend.

Messages from a Lost World

by Elena Danielson, Zachary Baker, Maciej Siekierskivia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

A collection of thank-you letters from Polish children to Herbert Hoover following World War I offers a glimpse into a lost world of European Jewry. By Hoover Archives director Elena S. Danielson, Zachary Baker, and Maciej Siekierski.