Political Islam: Will It Bury Us?

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Said to have “no place in the modern world,” Islamist extremists may bury that modern world.

Defend the Offender

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

A healthy society strikes this deal: to be tolerated yourself, you must tolerate what offends you.

Aux Armes!

by Reuel Marc Gerechtvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

The French are now on the front lines of the struggle against radical Islam. Can they hold it back?

The Sea the Sharks Swim In

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Islamist extremists prey on their own people even as they draw strength from them.

Know Thy Enemy

by Dr. Joseph Felter via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Identifying the ideological foundations of hostile Islamism may enable us to defeat it.

The American Way of Satire

by Josef Joffevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

Room to Soar

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

We can get this sluggish recovery off the ground.

Keynesians in Retreat

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

They’ve been too wrong for far too long.

Know the Score

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

The House’s new “dynamic scoring” rule puts some badly needed economic sense into lawmaking.

Adam Smith, Life Coach

by Nick Gillespievia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

Dishonest Demands

by John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

The “inequality warriors” don’t really care about enhancing the nation’s prosperity. What they really want is power.

Medicare Disadvantage

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

For an older population, relying on government-run health care is a very bad idea.

Three Fixes for ObamaCare

by Charles Blahousvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Target specific problems, enable the program to be fiscally sound, and create bipartisan support.

Brown Should Go All-In

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

He’s popular and California is (temporarily) solvent. This is the moment for Jerry Brown to put California into the black.

California, There She Goes

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

When Senator Boxer leaves office—the first of California’s “big three” to retire—expect havoc and mayhem.

Going with the Market Flow

by Gary D. Libecap, Robert Glennonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

The War that Must Never Be Fought

by James Goodbyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

To eliminate nuclear weapons, we must first eliminate outmoded thinking

“Good Enough” Governance

by Stephen D. Krasnervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

In both wars and nation building, America has sacrificed the good to pursue the perfect. We need to temper our ambitions.

Saved by the Drill

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

“Drill, baby, drill” was derided as a political punch line—until it worked.

Immigration that Works

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

How to mend a broken system.

Don’t Retreat on the Draft

by Timothy Kanevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

The Pentagon may need reforms, but return to conscription? That would be double marching in the wrong direction.

An Army of None?

by Colonel Michael Arnoldvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Why the United States still needs a versatile, cost-effective Army.

Irreconcilable Differences—Perhaps

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

Army of Trolls

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

“I Owe the President My Best Military Advice”

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

General Jim Mattis on what US fighting forces need most: a clear mission and clear goals.

Policy Powerhouse

via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

Remembering the Lusitania

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

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.

Stalin’s Monstrous Will

by Norman M. Naimarkvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

The first book of Hoover fellow Stephen Kotkin’s new history of the Soviet Union presents a portrait of absolute power.

Women and the Great War

by Samira Bozorgivia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

During World War I, women stepped forward to volunteer, protest, make weapons—even fight.

On The Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

On The Cover