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A call for a “surge” in jobs and prosperity in Iraq, whose rising economy has gone unheralded. By John B. Taylor.
Withdrawing from Iraq wouldn’t produce a happy ending—not for America, not for the world. By Josef Joffe.
Victor Davis Hanson visits Iraq.
Western Europe failed to stop Germany seven decades ago. Will we fail to stop Iran today? By Thomas Sowell.
Fans and critics alike seem to believe that a new book, The Terror Presidency, presents a thoroughgoing condemnation of presidential authority. It doesn’t. By Benjamin Wittes.
Technology and terrorism have changed. Laws on intercepts need to change, too. By Bruce Berkowitz.
How a geopolitical chain reaction could once again cause a global cataclysm. By Niall Ferguson.
Milton Friedman wanted the government to spend taxpayers’ money just as the taxpayers themselves wished. Here’s a reform that would ensure the government did just that. By Robert Leeson.
High schoolers need the liberal arts, not just the technical ones. By Chester E. Finn Jr. and Diane Ravitch.
A thorough education—in government intrusion. By Andrew Ferguson.
The exotic solutions to global warming might just work. By Fred C. Iklé and Lowell L. Wood.
Why not replace the Kyoto Protocol with something that really works? What we can learn from the Montreal Protocol on ozone, by one of the diplomats who drafted it. By George P. Shultz.
Why corn-based ethanol isn’t the solution. By Henry I. Miller and Colin A. Carter.
As it does every four years, California is once again struggling to ensure that its presidential primary will matter. Good luck. By Bill Whalen.
Why conservatives should embrace deliberative democracy. By David Davenport.
How Ronald Reagan outmaneuvered Jimmy Carter. By Kiron K. Skinner, Serhiy Kudelia, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, and Condoleezza Rice.
An icon of peaceful idealism? In real life, Che was an exponent of violence. By William Ratliff.
Why Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s political honeymoon ended almost before it began. By Gerald A. Dorfman.
How the kibbutz and socialism faded away together. By Gary S. Becker.
Vladimir Putin. We may not know what he’s thinking, but we know only too much about his methods. By Robert Service.
The moral and spiritual malaise of a great nation. By David Satter.
Why Russia won’t play nice. By Michael McFaul.
There is frustratingly little the West can do for Burma. Burma’s neighbors, however, could do much. By Timothy Garton Ash.
Game theory is no game. The work of Bruce Bueno de Mesquita. By Michael A. M. Lerner.
A pioneer of macroeconomics who is still covering new ground. By Prakash Loungani.
Economist Michael Boskin has a new position: adviser to an imaginary world. By Daniel Terdiman.
Shelby Steele on a black presidential candidate—and what his campaign says about the country.
Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wasn't the first tyrant to speak at Columbia. Arnold Beichman remembers when Hitler's ambassador showed up in 1933.
The Hoover senior fellow and groundbreaking economist is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The great famine certainly demonstrated Stalin's cruelty, but was it genocide? By Michael Ellman.
Boris Pasternak's great work, Doctor Zhivago, has turned 50. The Hoover Institution shared some of its vast collection of documents and photos for an international symposium. By Leonora Soroka.
Over time, the Soviet Communist Party became oddly businesslike. By Eugenia Belova and Valery Lazarev.