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Jihadists are trying to destroy history—in the halls of Iraq’s museums, quite literally. Standing in their way: a civilization that cherishes both political and artistic freedom.
Jessica Stern, a member of Hoover’s Task Force on National Security and Law, shows how ISIS uses a slick, media-savvy campaign to lure vulnerable youth to its end-times army.
The legal path out of our long Guantánamo nightmare.
When the Cold War ended, strategists became distracted by the dangers of the “weak state.” Powerful adversaries used the opportunity to grow even more powerful.
Abandoned friends and defiant foes: what the president’s foreign policy has wrought.
Properly understood, the Iran nuclear deal is at best only a beginning, not an end—and regional stability may be farther away than ever.
The Iranian people are challenging the theocracy that governs them with a quiet revolution of their own, much of it online.
Iran isn’t reasonable—revolutionary states never are. The United States should seek not to appease Iran but to contain it.
When the free market benefits people of all incomes, “inequality” becomes a red herring.
Higher minimum wages help almost nobody—but raise prices for everybody. How is that a good idea?
Average pay has remained in the doldrums even as the economy has grown. Here’s why.
A bad legal ruling in California could impede ride services, one of the most promising offspring of the sharing economy.
What would bring conservationists and conservatives together? Environmental solutions that really work.
The FDA finally admits genetically enhanced potatoes and apples are safe. A sorry tale of bureaucratic timidity and inertia.
Enrollment is sagging and student debt climbing. Law schools are a business—in desperate need of a new business model.
In parched California, the well of political foresight ran dry years ago.
Why does college enrollment boom when the economy goes bust?
Not every job requires a college degree. Employers are shrinking the labor pool unfairly—and unwisely.
That gibe about the “stupidity of the American voter” is as old as Athens and as modern as a federal technocrat.
Despite terrorism in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, the democracy movement in the Arab world lives on. But its successes are fragile.
Five steps toward restoring economic sanity in the eurozone.
Vladimir Putin, with his genius for tapping the country’s pathologies, has come to embody Russia itself.
Large parts aggression and calculation, a helping of insecurity, and many dollops of resentment.
Economic pressure is a slow, unpredictable weapon at best. Sanctions not only have failed to deter Putin but might prompt him to behave even worse.
Russia’s new Eurasian Economic Union is also an instrument of Putin’s political power.
Born creators, people are everywhere in creative chains: David Kelley, founder of the Stanford design school, wants to free your inner innovator.
The clamor over male-female pay disparities persists not because the clamor accomplishes anything but because it’s politically useful.
A review of Shame, the new book by Hoover fellow Shelby Steele, that presents a portrait of Steele himself.
Driven from the Chinese mainland, Chiang Kai-shek turned to Japanese and German military officers, once his bitter foes, to help him defend Taiwan.
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