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Said to have “no place in the modern world,” Islamist extremists may bury that modern world.
A healthy society strikes this deal: to be tolerated yourself, you must tolerate what offends you.
The French are now on the front lines of the struggle against radical Islam. Can they hold it back?
Islamist extremists prey on their own people even as they draw strength from them.
Identifying the ideological foundations of hostile Islamism may enable us to defeat it.
Why don’t US publications skewer religion the way Charlie Hebdo does? For one thing, most Americans don’t think of religion as a menace.
We can get this sluggish recovery off the ground.
They’ve been too wrong for far too long.
The House’s new “dynamic scoring” rule puts some badly needed economic sense into lawmaking.
The great economist pondered not just markets but the people who use them—and how honorable, happy citizens represent the true wealth of nations. Hoover fellow Russ Roberts explains.
The “inequality warriors” don’t really care about enhancing the nation’s prosperity. What they really want is power.
For an older population, relying on government-run health care is a very bad idea.
Target specific problems, enable the program to be fiscally sound, and create bipartisan support.
He’s popular and California is (temporarily) solvent. This is the moment for Jerry Brown to put California into the black.
When Senator Boxer leaves office—the first of California’s “big three” to retire—expect havoc and mayhem.
Even when the drought ends, California and the West will continue to thirst for water. Only a market can direct the flow where it needs to go.
To eliminate nuclear weapons, we must first eliminate outmoded thinking
In both wars and nation building, America has sacrificed the good to pursue the perfect. We need to temper our ambitions.
“Drill, baby, drill” was derided as a political punch line—until it worked.
How to mend a broken system.
The Pentagon may need reforms, but return to conscription? That would be double marching in the wrong direction.
Why the United States still needs a versatile, cost-effective Army.
A two-state solution could give Israel and the Palestinians the “fair divorce” they want. But it would require two willing partners, not just one.
It sounds like something from Middle Earth: mindless trolls carrying out their leader’s malevolent will. But the leader is Vladimir Putin, and the battles are taking place in cyberspace.
General Jim Mattis on what US fighting forces need most: a clear mission and clear goals.
Both a scholar and a skillful practitioner of the art of practical politics, the late Hoover fellow Martin Anderson took transformative ideas and made them real.
The sinking of the famed liner, torpedoed within sight of land, helped draw the United States into the war. It remains a source of fascination—and speculation.
The first book of Hoover fellow Stephen Kotkin’s new history of the Soviet Union presents a portrait of absolute power.
During World War I, women stepped forward to volunteer, protest, make weapons—even fight.
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